Cost of living in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States

Summary of cost of living in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $3,976
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $1,893
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List of prices in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States. Current as of Jul 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $12
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) $7
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $3.34
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $1.07
12 eggs, large $3.04
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $4.32
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $5.36
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.32
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.64
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $2.84
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $14
2 liters of coca-cola $2.23
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $2.24
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $1,341
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $1,003
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $195
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $1,237
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $789
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $129
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $54
40” flat screen tv $329
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $126
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $12
Hourly rate for cleaning help $22
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $45
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) $39
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) $75
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $122
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $23,362
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.59
Monthly ticket public transport $55
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $15
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) $4.88
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $29
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) $77
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $5.54
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $3.36
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $4.40
4 rolls of toilet paper $3.57
Tube of toothpaste $1.71
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $29
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $46
2 tickets to the movies $26
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $127
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $96
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $10
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $7
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $5.71
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $431
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $1.00
1 month of gym membership in business district $52
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $5.73
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 144 prices entered by 13 different people.
Latest price update: July 07, 2020

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