Cost of Living in Penticton

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Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.00 C$ 10.00-25.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 C$ 38.59-80.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 C$ 9.50-12.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 C$ 5.00-8.75
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.56 C$ 6.00-9.25
Cappuccino (regular) 4.69 C$ 2.00-6.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.03 C$ 1.50-3.99
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.51 C$ 1.29-4.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 9.66 C$ 4.50-18.89
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.51 C$ 1.42-3.63
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.66 C$ 0.91-5.44
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.18 C$ 3.20-5.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.71 C$ 4.53-13.61
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.22 C$ 3.18-10.89
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 12.25 C$ 12.25-12.25
Apples (1 lb) 1.33 C$ 0.45-2.27
Banana (1 lb) 0.47 C$ 0.31-1.36
Oranges (1 lb) 2.72 C$ 0.68-3.50
Tomato (1 lb) 2.74 C$ 1.13-4.00
Potato (1 lb) 1.99 C$ 0.91-3.18
Onion (1 lb) 1.22 C$ 0.39-2.72
Lettuce (1 head) 2.83 C$ 1.50-3.49
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.37 C$ 1.00-3.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.75 C$ 11.00-25.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.21 C$ 3.21-3.21
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 C$ 2.50-9.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 C$ 12.00-18.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 C$ 2.25-3.75
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) ?
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.70 C$ 3.50-4.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.03 C$ 1.61-6.44
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 33.00 C$ 33.00-33.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 8.11 C$ 7.15-8.71
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 C$ 25,000.00-27,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,833.33 C$ 21,000.00-32,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 178.14 C$ 90.00-300.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.45 C$ 0.45-0.45
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 72.25 C$ 50.00-100.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 65.83 C$ 40.00-100.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.67 C$ 0.00-20.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 C$ 12.00-18.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,350.00 C$ 700.00-2,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child ?
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 74.12 C$ 39.20-125.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 59.80 C$ 30.00-80.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 96.00 C$ 79.00-130.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 146.87 C$ 90.00-225.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,666.67 C$ 1,400.00-1,800.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,333.33 C$ 1,200.00-1,600.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,700.00 C$ 2,400.00-3,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,400.00 C$ 2,000.00-2,700.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre ?
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre ?
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) ?
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.83 1.99-8.75

Prices in Penticton

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Last update: June 2022
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2 Comments so far
deb2000 Swaitkewich on Sep 02, 2020:
The major employers here in Penticton are tourism and Retail. Wages are very low. Buying a home is out of the question for most people. It's very difficult to find affordable rental accomodation. Rent usually takes from around 40 to 50 percent of a person's income. Your figure is was too low. Unemployment is high. If you have to work for a living, don't come here unless you have a guaranteed job.
Nancy Knight on Jan 18, 2020:
I feel anyone renting out a place should take a long hard look at, first off, would THEY live in the rental? Is it really worth the money they are asking? Some places are ridiculously small, no counter space or storage, weirdly laid out that there's no room once the furniture is in, yet they are asking 1300 a month..NOT including utilities which could be another $150.00 on top of that!!