Cost of Living in Indianapolis

Summary about cost of living in Indianapolis, IN, United States:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 21.22 A$ 14.14-28.29
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 106.08 A$ 77.79-192.36
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.32 A$ 9.90-11.32
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.07 A$ 4.24-8.49
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.78 A$ 7.07-10.61
Cappuccino (regular) 5.71 A$ 2.83-8.49
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.24 A$ 1.77-2.83
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.81 A$ 1.41-2.83
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.30 A$ 2.53-6.36
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.53 A$ 2.11-5.08
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.04 A$ 1.26-2.83
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.93 A$ 1.40-4.24
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.67 A$ 4.23-11.32
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 10.46 A$ 3.52-12.72
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.09 A$ 5.66-12.73
Apples (1 lb) 3.31 A$ 1.82-5.64
Banana (1 lb) 1.15 A$ 0.69-4.24
Oranges (1 lb) 2.91 A$ 1.41-5.64
Tomato (1 lb) 2.85 A$ 1.40-4.94
Potato (1 lb) 2.37 A$ 0.69-4.23
Onion (1 lb) 1.67 A$ 1.03-2.83
Lettuce (1 head) 2.50 A$ 1.40-5.64
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.26 A$ 1.41-2.83
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 19.09 A$ 8.47-28.29
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 4.85 A$ 3.03-6.06
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.81 A$ 2.83-10.61
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.10 A$ 9.19-14.14
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.48 A$ 1.41-2.48
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.11 A$ 29.70-106.08
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.24 A$ 4.24-6.79
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.15 A$ 2.83-8.49
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.95 A$ 33.95-33.95
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.39 A$ 4.24-7.07
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,360.83 A$ 32,807.77-42,432.99
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,151.72 A$ 28,471.12-39,604.12
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 290.40 A$ 180.34-452.94
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.28 A$
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 98.71 A$ 70.72-169.73
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.65 A$ 21.22-70.72
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.93 A$ 21.22-28.29
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.97 A$ 14.14-28.29
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,296.56 A$ 1,060.82-1,555.88
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,500.78 A$ 6,789.28-26,874.23
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 59.72 A$ 35.36-84.87
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.35 A$ 33.95-56.58
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 99.89 A$ 70.72-127.28
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 143.92 A$ 99.01-183.86
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,901.32 A$ 1,697.32-2,545.98
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,342.84 A$ 997.18-1,697.32
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,748.25 A$ 3,394.64-4,243.30
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,113.52 A$ 1,697.32-2,828.87
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 359.55 A$ 311.17-375.68
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 126.75 A$ 101.03-169.73
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,426.07 A$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.16 2.50-5.43

Prices in Indianapolis, Indiana

This city had 445 entries in the past 12 months by 83 different contributors.
Last update: May 2022
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3 Comments so far
Ming Kwok on Mar 21, 2020:
#Wes Groleau: You may not need a car here. You won't die. You can take the bus but you just need to wait forever. Cars give you freedom. By the way, a loaf of bread is not $2.32... it's under $1.
Girmay on Dec 05, 2019:
I never been in this state but I want to move down here but I kind of scared about the living costs
Michael on Nov 07, 2019:
Ive lived in Indianapolis my entire life and havent owned a car in 11 years. Its great!