Cost of Living in Rochester

Summary about cost of living in Rochester, NY, United States:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 10.00-30.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 57.50 $ 50.00-60.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 $ 7.00-8.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 4.00-6.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.50 $ 4.00-8.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.88 $ 2.00-8.49
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.99 $ 1.75-2.15
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.76 $ 1.50-2.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.46 $ 2.00-3.50
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.50 $ 1.55-2.99
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.54 $ 1.00-4.78
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.85 $ 1.09-2.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.60 $ 3.25-18.99
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 2.33 $ 1.99-9.99
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.53 $ 3.99-6.00
Apples (1 lb) 1.30 $ 0.89-2.00
Banana (1 lb) 0.62 $ 0.49-1.30
Oranges (1 lb) 1.57 $ 0.87-2.50
Tomato (1 lb) 2.72 $ 1.29-3.99
Potato (1 lb) 1.05 $ 0.40-4.00
Onion (1 lb) 1.45 $ 0.60-3.00
Lettuce (1 head) 1.81 $ 1.49-2.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.50 $ 0.90-2.50
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.25 $ 10.00-15.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.62 $ 2.00-4.29
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.67 $ 3.00-4.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 $ 10.99-12.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.00 $ 1.00-1.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 56.00 $ 36.00-56.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 2.50-7.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 3.00-5.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 10.00-50.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.64 $ 2.24-2.88
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,597.50 $ 24,000.00-26,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,329.14 $ 20,000.00-26,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 148.44 $ 100.00-200.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.19 $ 0.10-0.33
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 61.27 $ 45.99-80.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.50 $ 10.00-60.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 32.50 $ 30.00-35.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 10.00-13.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 687.50 $ 500.00-1,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 11,333.33 $ 10,000.00-12,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.90 $ 29.99-80.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.11 $ 25.00-45.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 67.78 $ 55.00-90.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 93.12 $ 60.00-125.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 963.63 $ 855.00-1,200.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 894.00 $ 800.00-1,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,342.73 $ 995.00-2,800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,333.27 $ 1,100.00-1,700.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 127.72 $ 109.25-151.42
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 61.62 $ 28.42-82.00
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,092.00 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.38 3.50-5.00

Prices in Rochester, New York

This city had 193 entries in the past 12 months by 23 different contributors.
Last update: January 2021
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1 Comments so far
john on Sep 28, 2017:
Rent: $1000 a month
Groceries $150 a week for 3 people
Utilities: $ 150 a month
Cable + internet: $120 a month
Car insurance: $170 a month (depends)
Cell phone: $50 a month

This is the minimum you need, other costs will depend on your lifestyle.