Cost of Living in Las Vegas

Summary about cost of living in Las Vegas, NV, United States:

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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 $ 12.00-32.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 $ 50.00-120.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.00 $ 7.00-12.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 3.00-8.99
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.50 $ 4.00-10.00
Cappuccino (regular) 5.43 $ 3.00-8.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.31 $ 1.75-5.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.98 $ 1.00-3.00
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.85 $ 2.92-5.75
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.18 $ 1.99-5.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.05 $ 0.89-4.60
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.99 $ 3.20-6.99
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.75 $ 3.00-9.99
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.64 $ 1.99-6.99
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.11 $ 3.99-8.99
Apples (1 lb) 2.10 $ 0.99-4.00
Banana (1 lb) 0.70 $ 0.49-2.00
Oranges (1 lb) 1.45 $ 0.59-3.00
Tomato (1 lb) 1.44 $ 0.49-2.00
Potato (1 lb) 1.00 $ 0.40-2.00
Onion (1 lb) 0.99 $ 0.55-1.99
Lettuce (1 head) 1.66 $ 0.99-3.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.95 $ 1.25-2.99
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.50 $ 6.99-25.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.37 $ 1.43-4.29
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.60 $ 1.50-4.25
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.25 $ 8.00-10.00
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $ 2.00-3.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 62.49 $ 38.00-65.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.59 $ 3.00-5.20
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.13 $ 2.76-6.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.70 $ 28.00-50.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.58 $ 3.75-5.45
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 $ 20,000.00-30,028.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,037.04 $ 23,000.00-28,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 185.26 $ 125.00-340.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.54 $ 0.10-0.55
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 82.65 $ 65.00-120.00
Sports And Leisure
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 24.54 $ 10.00-45.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.50 $ 10.00-35.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.99 $ 10.00-18.00
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,063.33 $ 750.00-1,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,541.94 $ 8,888.00-25,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 47.61 $ 24.99-90.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.67 $ 16.99-65.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 72.64 $ 39.99-125.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 104.30 $ 55.00-179.00
Rent Per Month
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,462.85 $ 1,150.00-2,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,341.72 $ 950.00-1,700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,350.00 $ 1,900.00-3,200.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,094.27 $ 1,700.00-2,500.00
Buy Apartment Price
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 269.37 $ 200.00-310.00
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 267.44 $ 200.00-325.00
Salaries And Financing
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,942.72 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.43 3.40-6.20

Prices in Las Vegas, Nevada

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Last update: March 2023
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7 Comments so far
Lawrence on Jun 19, 2022:
Numbeo, you're stragiht-up full'a shyt about COL in Vegas and surrounding area lol! Avg rent is nearly DOUBLE what you state here.
Trae Loria on Oct 12, 2021:
Every 3 days or less all the prices are change. In fact one grocery work said she had to change the prices in the morning and again that afternoon
Anonymous on Jun 05, 2021:
I hate it here. I wish I never came. I transferred my job from WI. Didn't even notice it was going to be a pay cut. Plus my cost of living is higher. I don't understand how single ppl make it here unless u are making big $$. I'm married and we are still counting pennies. I never had to do that in WI. Plus the crime is everywhere. I live in Henderson and it's so much theft it's crazy. Plus I have never in my life seen so many deaths by car! That is not normal ppl. U shld not die from car accidents! These are the worst drivers ever! Nevadans blame CA folk and CA folk blame I Cannot wait to have enough $$ to move. Just trying to see where I can go and live comfortable. For my health I need to be in the warm climate.
A on May 24, 2021:
It’s more expensive to live in Vegas than what this report shows. Summers push close to 120 degrees. Housing has skyrocketed but income levels have stayed low with unemployment remaining high. Nevada is ranked last in healthcare. Crime is high, just not reported. Most people that move to Vegas move back out, it’s the city that will eat you alive if you’re not careful.
chu nenea on Jan 07, 2020:
i no like t here i move here from japan
Anonymous on Apr 25, 2019:
I moved to Vegas a year ago love the weather but locals crab when it gets hot then move somewhere else I see there is alot of whining here 1 more year going back home pay scale sucks here and won't miss the nuts on the road or high car insurance either and they think there shut don't stink and they can't drive on wet roads or dry they have to race to a red lights it's a beautiful state but living here sucks it's all about stripe hockey team Raiders and its not cheap at all thete craxy
Donald Bakewell on Apr 13, 2019:
I've been living in Vegas since 2008 and absolutely LOVE it here!

Vegas gives us no state income tax, world class entertainment/dining every day of the week, smooth roads, mountain views, palm trees everywhere you look, incredible hiking trails, hot springs, a ski resort, beautiful national and state parks in close proximity, a vast selection of fast food, restaurants open 24 hours (like Buffalo Wild Wings), awesome live music EVERY night of the week and you can buy beer 24 hours a day while enjoying the most incredible PEOPLE (from all over the world) WATCHING ever. We also have a kick ass airport with cheap(er) flights to a ton of destinations all over the world. You can have your feet in the ocean with a 4 hour drive, hit up Phoenix or San Diego in 5 hours or spend the day on the most amazing man made lake (Mead) exploring it's over 500 miles of shoreline.

We enjoy over 300 days of SUNSHINE every year! Yeah it gets hot 2.5 months out of the year but we also have elevation everywhere around us which means, you can take a quick drive up the mountains and enjoy an amazing 70 degree day in the middle of summer! Vegas is also a relatively newer town ranking number ONE in handicap accessibility. There's really no other city like it!

If you have any questions or want to learn more about what it's like living in Vegas, send me an email and we'll chat and in the meantime, VIVA LAS VEGAS!!