Cost of Living in Kansas City

Summary about cost of living in Kansas City, MO, United States:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 $ 11.50-40.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 $ 45.00-120.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $ 8.38-10.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 3.00-8.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 4.50-10.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.84 $ 3.00-7.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.32 $ 1.50-3.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.87 $ 1.19-3.25
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.03 $ 2.99-4.85
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.49 $ 1.00-4.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.44 $ 0.99-2.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.57 $ 2.00-6.25
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.68 $ 2.99-8.00
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.63 $ 2.29-6.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.77 $ 3.29-7.99
Apples (1 lb) 1.60 $ 0.90-2.20
Banana (1 lb) 0.70 $ 0.46-1.35
Oranges (1 lb) 1.47 $ 0.66-3.49
Tomato (1 lb) 2.36 $ 0.60-3.49
Potato (1 lb) 1.00 $ 0.35-1.20
Onion (1 lb) 1.05 $ 0.89-1.29
Lettuce (1 head) 2.19 $ 1.00-2.99
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.06 $ 1.00-3.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 9.00-27.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.27 $ 1.43-2.86
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.08 $ 1.50-5.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.90 $ 6.00-8.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $ 0.00-3.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 $ 20.00-95.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $ 2.50-4.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.30 $ 1.61-3.40
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 $ 25.00-55.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.29 $ 2.89-3.67
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,990.00 $ 22,000.00-28,350.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,404.12 $ 20,000.00-29,699.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 183.26 $ 141.67-278.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 $ 0.10-0.30
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 68.50 $ 50.00-106.50
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 58.77 $ 12.42-105.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.17 $ 10.00-28.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $ 11.00-15.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 725.00 $ 400.00-1,100.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,833.33 $ 12,500.00-23,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 56.30 $ 25.00-89.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.12 $ 20.00-75.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 106.91 $ 60.00-159.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 161.56 $ 80.00-259.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,307.62 $ 1,000.00-1,925.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,108.33 $ 900.00-1,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,984.38 $ 1,800.00-4,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,886.11 $ 1,400.00-2,800.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 400.00 $ 200.00-649.99
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 275.00 $ 125.00-400.00
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,995.83 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.48 5.43-5.71

Prices in Kansas City, Missouri

This city had 430 entries in the past 12 months by 69 different contributors.
Last update: January 2023
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4 Comments so far
steve on Jan 29, 2021:
some areas really nice, others basically are awful places to be. The plaza use to be great but has really deteriorated . cost of housing is great and lots of jobs.
Sujat Ahmed on Aug 26, 2020:
Is it ok with 28000 USD per annum for food, accomodation, health insurance, tution fees to Kansas State University? I am interested in a PhD program of Kansas State University which provide Graduate Research Assistantship with 28000USD per annum including tution fees.
Anonymous on Aug 24, 2020:
Is it ok with 28000 USD per annum for food, accomodation, health insurance, tution fees to Kansas State University? I am interested in a PhD program of Kansas State University which provide Graduate Research Assistantship with 28000USD per annum including tution fees.
Danny on May 01, 2019:
I mm thinking on moving to Belton. I 'm currently live in CT.The state of CT it is too expensive to living.

1 bedroom apt start at $ 1780. WE also pay Federal,State, car, clothes... taxes