Cost of Living in Lancaster

Summary about cost of living in Lancaster, United Kingdom:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.00 £ 9.00-20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.50 £ 40.00-70.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.50 £ 5.00-5.50
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.45 £ 3.00-4.50
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 £ 3.40-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.42 £ 2.15-3.50
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.43 £ 1.20-2.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.12 £ 0.70-1.50
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.07 £ 2.84-4.54
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 0.83 £ 0.57-0.91
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.35 £ 0.20-0.91
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.06 £ 1.30-2.40
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.95 £ 1.13-3.45
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.11 £ 1.36-4.08
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2.64 £ 1.36-3.17
Apples (1 lb) 0.83 £ 0.54-0.91
Banana (1 lb) 0.55 £ 0.34-0.68
Oranges (1 lb) 0.88 £ 0.59-0.98
Tomato (1 lb) 0.85 £ 0.36-1.36
Potato (1 lb) 0.37 £ 0.27-0.45
Onion (1 lb) 0.48 £ 0.27-0.68
Lettuce (1 head) 0.87 £ 0.60-1.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.27 £ 0.50-2.99
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 £ 6.00-10.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.00 £ 2.00-2.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.50 £ 2.00-3.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.45 £ 10.00-10.90
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.55 £ 2.00-5.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 £ 50.00-117.39
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 £ 2.60-2.60
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.71 £ 1.71-2.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 9.00 £ 9.00-12.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.78 £ 4.24-5.98
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,780.00 £
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,185.00 £
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 172.50 £ 80.00-313.16
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.08 £ 0.03-0.35
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30.25 £ 26.00-40.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.82 £ 25.00-45.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 5.00 £
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 5.50 £ 5.00-7.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 933.33 £ 800.00-1,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child ?
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 38.75 £ 25.00-50.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 21.25 £ 15.00-30.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 62.50 £ 30.00-80.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 42.50 £ 40.00-45.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 555.56 £ 488.95-650.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 440.00 £ 400.00-500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 820.00 £ 750.00-1,480.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 675.00 £ 650.00-750.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 185.80 £
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre ?
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,397.03 £
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 2.83 2.50-3.50

Prices in Lancaster

This city had 215 entries in the past 12 months by 12 different contributors.
Last update: February 2021
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1 Comments so far
Anonymous on Apr 18, 2017:
@#looby: It it correct that a "mean" average can be distorted by a few outliers (high or low), but a "median" average is not:

https://www.vocabulary.com/articles/chooseyourwords/mean-median-average/

Regardless, your intended remark remains correct, what's reported here are likely "mean" averages that are subject to distortion. Cheers!