Cost of Living in Philadelphia

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

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 10.00-25.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 $ 40.00-75.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 7.00-9.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 3.00-8.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 5.00-9.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.03 $ 2.50-8.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.85 $ 1.25-2.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.34 $ 1.00-2.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.05 $ 2.80-5.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.66 $ 1.40-5.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.79 $ 1.00-2.50
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.51 $ 1.00-3.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.96 $ 2.00-8.00
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.79 $ 2.00-10.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.77 $ 3.99-14.00
Apples (1 lb) 2.51 $ 1.00-4.00
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 $ 0.49-2.00
Oranges (1 lb) 1.94 $ 0.75-4.00
Tomato (1 lb) 2.28 $ 1.00-3.50
Potato (1 lb) 2.30 $ 0.50-4.25
Onion (1 lb) 1.96 $ 0.50-3.00
Lettuce (1 head) 1.56 $ 1.00-2.15
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.09 $ 1.00-3.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 $ 12.00-18.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.38 $ 1.43-5.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.81 $ 2.20-5.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.70 $ 9.89-12.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $ 2.25-3.25
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 96.00 $ 91.00-195.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.23 $ 2.60-4.25
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $ 2.70-6.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 $ 24.00-40.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.65 $ 2.24-3.80
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,650.00 $ 20,000.00-23,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,516.83 $ 19,000.00-20,002.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 144.95 $ 94.44-275.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.10-0.10
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 61.46 $ 45.00-88.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.37 $ 10.00-70.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 42.70 $ 24.50-50.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 $ 12.00-15.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 915.10 $ 639.00-1,200.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 24,600.00 $ 7,000.00-40,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 45.57 $ 25.00-60.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.00 $ 15.00-40.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 72.45 $ 50.00-99.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 101.76 $ 60.00-160.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,685.69 $ 1,400.00-2,200.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,125.97 $ 800.00-1,525.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,813.62 $ 1,800.00-4,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,692.56 $ 1,165.50-2,400.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 412.44 $ 300.00-610.91
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 133.64 $ 109.45-200.00
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,348.89 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.90 3.00-4.60

Prices in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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Last update: February 2021
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2 Comments so far
Bee on Jul 01, 2017:
How is the job market in Philadelphia? I'm thinking about moving there without a job
Shareef Collins on Mar 14, 2017:
$125 for gas, eclectric, water. I'll have to ask for a few k from the utilities dept.