Cost of Living in Kingston

Summary about cost of living in Kingston, Canada:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.50 C$ 15.00-20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 C$ 60.00-120.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 C$ 9.00-12.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 C$ 4.00-8.26
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.50 C$ 6.00-9.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.57 C$ 3.00-6.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.08 C$ 1.00-3.18
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.66 C$ 1.00-2.54
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 14.18 C$ 8.52-22.71
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.21 C$ 2.49-6.35
Rice (white), (1 lb) 4.31 C$ 2.27-6.80
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.32 C$ 1.97-6.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.67 C$ 3.18-7.26
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.99 C$ 2.72-9.07
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.24 C$ 2.72-9.07
Apples (1 lb) 2.42 C$ 0.91-3.18
Banana (1 lb) 1.56 C$ 0.65-2.27
Oranges (1 lb) 1.96 C$ 0.88-2.72
Tomato (1 lb) 2.08 C$ 1.48-2.72
Potato (1 lb) 2.27 C$ 0.49-3.63
Onion (1 lb) 1.71 C$ 0.91-2.27
Lettuce (1 head) 2.37 C$ 0.97-6.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 3.88 C$ 0.60-7.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 18.50 C$ 8.00-25.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.92 C$ 2.73-3.03
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 C$ 2.50-4.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 19.99 C$ 14.00-22.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.00 C$ 3.00-3.25
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 C$ 76.00-87.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.00 C$ 3.05-6.50
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.98 C$ 2.09-2.98
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 42.40 C$ 27.60-42.40
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.18 C$ 2.87-4.54
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 C$ 24,000.00-32,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 C$ 21,000.00-26,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 171.49 C$ 87.18-289.77
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.50 C$
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 77.77 C$ 62.95-125.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 48.48 C$ 12.00-59.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.50 C$ 0.00-21.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 C$ 12.00-15.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,666.67 C$ 1,000.00-3,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 40,000.00 C$
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 63.00 C$ 45.00-90.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.44 C$ 20.00-60.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 96.67 C$ 80.00-130.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 126.88 C$ 100.00-175.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,219.25 C$ 1,000.00-1,560.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 980.00 C$ 800.00-1,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,100.00 C$ 1,700.00-2,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,542.86 C$ 1,300.00-2,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 593.33 C$ 325.00-1,114.83
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 453.71 C$ 250.00-836.12
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,846.76 C$
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.89 3.50-4.00

Prices in Kingston

This city had 133 entries in the past 12 months by 24 different contributors.
Last update: January 2021
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1 Comments so far
Shaun on Nov 27, 2018:
I entered $10 for a fitness club monthly fee in Kingston and was told it would have to be reviewed because it is low.

Please check out "Planet Fitness Kingston" in Google. They charge $10/month as their normal rate.