Cost of Living in Philadelphia

Summary of cost of living in Philadelphia, PA, United States:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $ 11.00-30.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $ 60.00-125.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.25 $ 8.00-12.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $ 4.00-7.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 6.00-10.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.74 $ 2.00-8.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.40 $ 2.00-3.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.62 $ 1.00-2.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.78 $ 3.69-6.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.53 $ 2.00-6.15
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.30 $ 0.99-5.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.64 $ 2.00-7.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.33 $ 4.00-9.95
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.95 $ 3.00-10.50
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.61 $ 6.00-14.00
Apples (1 lb) 2.24 $ 1.00-3.00
Banana (1 lb) 0.81 $ 0.50-1.00
Oranges (1 lb) 1.74 $ 1.00-2.00
Tomato (1 lb) 2.59 $ 1.00-3.00
Potato (1 lb) 1.51 $ 1.00-2.00
Onion (1 lb) 1.64 $ 1.00-2.50
Lettuce (1 head) 2.49 $ 1.70-4.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.00 $ 1.00-5.99
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.45 $ 12.00-26.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $ 1.73-2.86
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 $ 1.94-8.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 13.00 $ 11.00-15.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $ 2.00-3.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 98.00 $ 96.00-140.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $ 2.70-7.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 2.50-2.50
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 22.00 $ 22.00-32.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.83 $ 3.43-4.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,000.00 $ 25,000.00-36,373.32
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,402.02 $ 25,000.00-26,407.08
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 205.91 $ 115.57-300.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 60.10 $ 40.00-100.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.04 $ 40.00-95.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.17 $ 24.00-100.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 38.00 $ 38.00-38.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $ 12.00-18.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,950.00 $ 1,500.00-2,366.67
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 43,200.00 $ 43,200.00-43,200.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 56.15 $ 35.00-89.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.83 $ 30.00-40.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 92.50 $ 60.00-120.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 120.00 $ 60.00-180.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,824.14 $ 1,450.00-2,500.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,344.07 $ 1,100.00-1,685.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,115.69 $ 2,400.00-4,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,111.29 $ 1,700.00-3,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 352.58 $ 235.32-400.00
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 366.97 $ 213.95-799.99
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,313.33 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.61 6.19-7.00

Prices in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

This city had 559 entries in the past 12 months by 82 different contributors.
Last update: February 2024
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