Cost of living in Fort Collins, Colorado, United States

Summary of cost of living in Fort Collins, Colorado

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $4,110
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $2,390
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.
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List of prices in Fort Collins, Colorado, United States. Current as of Apr 2021.

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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) $8
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $5.32
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $0.85
12 eggs, large $3.28
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $4.45
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $11
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.50
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.72
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $4.19
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $15
2 liters of coca-cola $2.34
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $1.98
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $2,078
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $1,454
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $132
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $1,345
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $976
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $85
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $43
40” flat screen tv $383
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $93
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $10
Hourly rate for cleaning help $28
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $48
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) $90
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $107
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $23,744
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.73
Monthly ticket public transport $27
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $14
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) $7
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $15
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) $102
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $6
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $4.82
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $4.54
4 rolls of toilet paper $4.02
Tube of toothpaste $2.53
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $25
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $40
2 tickets to the movies $19
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $86
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $63
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $11
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $4.78
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $4.92
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $428
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.10
1 month of gym membership in business district $61
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $5.55
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 172 prices entered by 10 different people.
Latest price update: April 20, 2021

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