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 15.00 $ 10.00-30.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $ 40.00-95.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 7.00-9.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 $ 3.00-6.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 $ 3.00-6.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.00 $ 2.50-5.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.95 $ 1.70-2.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.35 $ 1.00-2.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.44 $ 2.67-4.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.05 $ 1.00-3.45
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.52 $ 0.89-2.99
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.77 $ 0.96-3.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.34 $ 2.99-12.00
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.42 $ 1.99-5.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.06 $ 3.99-7.50
Apples (1 lb) 2.18 $ 1.00-3.00
Banana (1 lb) 0.93 $ 0.43-2.00
Oranges (1 lb) 1.50 $ 0.66-4.00
Tomato (1 lb) 2.21 $ 0.99-3.00
Potato (1 lb) 0.85 $ 0.25-1.00
Onion (1 lb) 1.24 $ 0.50-2.00
Lettuce (1 head) 1.83 $ 1.00-3.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.78 $ 1.00-2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 $ 7.00-17.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.94 $ 1.29-2.86
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.53 $ 1.25-3.50
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.00 $ 5.50-8.65
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $ 1.00-1.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 $ 0.00-60.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 2.50-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 2.10-5.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 $ 25.00-42.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.13 $ 1.70-2.50
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 28,000.00 $ 24,000.00-30,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,787.38 $ 19,000.00-32,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 182.04 $ 138.12-330.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $ 0.01-0.10
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 64.33 $ 50.00-80.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.50 $ 20.00-79.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.75 $ 0.00-25.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.25 $ 8.00-14.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 825.00 $ 600.00-1,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 10,000.00 $
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.76 $ 29.00-60.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.75 $ 20.00-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.69 $ 55.00-120.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 117.00 $ 70.00-200.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,148.87 $ 800.00-1,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 798.34 $ 700.00-1,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,544.74 $ 875.00-2,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,159.65 $ 875.00-2,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 231.45 $ 176.09-366.86
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 61.88 $ 52.72-95.00
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,492.11 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.14 3.00-5.00

Prices in Kansas City, Missouri

This city had 498 entries in the past 12 months by 53 different contributors.
Last update: March 2021
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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