Cost of living in Modesto, California, United States

Summary of cost of living in Modesto, California

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $3,927
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $2,069
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List of prices in Modesto, California, United States. Current as of May 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $15
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) $8
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $4.74
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $0.94
12 eggs, large $3.16
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $3.49
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $5.42
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $2.51
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.45
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $2.23
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $14
2 liters of coca-cola $1.82
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $1.71
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $1,575
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $1,282
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $271
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $997
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $956
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $159
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $56
40” flat screen tv $366
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $99
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $12
Hourly rate for cleaning help $16
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $53
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) $41
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) $81
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $92
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $20,751
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.89
Monthly ticket public transport $42
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $11
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) $7
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $23
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) $135
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $6
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $3.41
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $4.48
4 rolls of toilet paper $3.33
Tube of toothpaste $1.50
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $17
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $46
2 tickets to the movies $25
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $93
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $77
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $10
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $6
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $5.89
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $427
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1 month of gym membership in business district $29
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $8
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 171 prices entered by 6 different people.
Latest price update: May 16, 2021

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