Cost of living in Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Summary of cost of living in Kansas City, Missouri

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $3,653
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $1,873
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List of prices in Kansas City, Missouri, United States. Current as of Jul 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $13
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) $7
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $3.74
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $0.96
12 eggs, large $2.34
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $3.81
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $4.68
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.50
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.74
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $4.41
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $14
2 liters of coca-cola $2.04
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $2.05
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $1,415
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $1,091
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $238
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $1,263
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $652
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $141
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $46
40” flat screen tv $303
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $140
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $9
Hourly rate for cleaning help $18
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) $47
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) $94
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $118
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $22,431
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.64
Monthly ticket public transport $50
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) $7
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $12
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) $111
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $5.28
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $2.67
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $4.62
4 rolls of toilet paper $3.55
Tube of toothpaste $2.01
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $20
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $36
2 tickets to the movies $22
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $164
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $56
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $10
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $5.38
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $5.52
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $430
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.14
1 month of gym membership in business district $45
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $5.78
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 271 prices entered by 26 different people.
Latest price update: July 02, 2020

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