Cost of Living in Iowa City

Summary about cost of living in Iowa City, IA, United States:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 11.50 $ 8.00-18.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 57.50 $ 30.00-75.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 6.00-8.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 $ 4.00-5.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 $ 3.50-6.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.14 $ 2.50-6.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.89 $ 1.50-2.25
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.32 $ 1.00-2.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.23 $ 2.60-4.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.13 $ 1.20-3.40
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.17 $ 1.00-3.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.20 $ 1.10-3.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.87 $ 2.50-7.00
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.82 $ 2.00-6.30
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.50 $ 3.99-6.00
Apples (1 lb) 2.00 $ 1.50-4.00
Banana (1 lb) 0.90 $ 0.50-1.00
Oranges (1 lb) 2.30 $ 1.00-3.00
Tomato (1 lb) 2.75 $ 1.30-3.49
Potato (1 lb) 1.49 $ 0.40-2.00
Onion (1 lb) 1.55 $ 0.49-2.00
Lettuce (1 head) 2.25 $ 0.99-2.75
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.88 $ 1.50-2.25
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 7.00-22.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.29 $ 2.00-2.86
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.50 $ 2.00-3.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 $ 6.75-8.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.00 $ 1.00-1.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 32.00 $ 32.00-35.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $ 2.75-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 3.00-4.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 45.00 $ 20.00-45.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.33 $ 1.71-2.90
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 32,338.50 $ 24,677.00-40,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,572.88 $ 18,000.00-25,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 152.94 $ 120.00-250.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.22 $ 0.10-0.35
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.75 $ 45.00-85.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.12 $ 30.00-60.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.50 $ 15.00-24.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $ 8.00-11.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 850.00 $ 450.00-1,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child ?
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 48.14 $ 25.00-60.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.60 $ 15.00-75.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.67 $ 60.00-84.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 110.00 $ 70.00-125.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 994.67 $ 800.00-1,200.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 688.75 $ 600.00-800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,842.83 $ 1,600.00-2,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,297.43 $ 1,200.00-1,500.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 173.91 $ 170.75-177.80
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 154.06 $ 138.50-164.50
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,693.00 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.46 3.59-4.54

Prices in Iowa City, Iowa

This city had 79 entries in the past 12 months by 11 different contributors.
Last update: December 2020
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1 Comments so far
Adam on Feb 11, 2019:
I am living at TX I want to Iowa city,IA.how the people deal with job,etc... when snow start coming?