Cost of living in Denver, Colorado, United States

Summary of cost of living in Denver, Colorado

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $6,382
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $3,791
  • Cost of living in Denver, Colorado is more expensive than in 80% of cities in USA (8 out of 35)
  • Cost of living in Denver, Colorado is more expensive than in 83% of cities in N. America (8 out of 42)
  • Cost of living in Denver, Colorado is more expensive than in 92% of cities in the World (16 out of 194)
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List of prices in Denver, Colorado
Current as of Feb 2024.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $19
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) $11
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $5.83
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $1.02
12 eggs, large $5.02
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $4.71
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $6
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $4.56
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $2.42
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $3.64
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $18
2 liters of coca-cola $3.07
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $3.65
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $3,190
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $2,504
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $175
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $2,080
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $1,626
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $100
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $63
40” flat screen tv $267
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $171
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $11
Hourly rate for cleaning help $40
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $61
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) $43
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) $104
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $155
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $28,480
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.94
Monthly ticket public transport $129
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $17
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) $10
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $33
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) $144
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $9
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $4.67
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $5.80
4 rolls of toilet paper $3.69
Tube of toothpaste $2.52
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $33
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $64
2 tickets to the movies $32
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $240
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $100
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $15
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $5.34
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $6
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $401
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.27
1 month of gym membership in business district $73
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $9
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 451 prices entered by 42 different people.
Latest price update: February 27, 2024

Denver position in our World Ranking

the world
16th
out of 194
n. america
8th
out of 42
usa
8th
out of 35

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