Cost of living in Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Summary of cost of living in Phoenix, Arizona

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $5,322
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $2,945
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.

List of prices in Phoenix, Arizona
Current as of Oct 2022.

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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) $10
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $5.06
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $0.91
12 eggs, large $3.52
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $3.05
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $6
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.45
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.91
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $4.65
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $18
2 liters of coca-cola $2.43
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $2.13
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $2,445
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $1,740
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $308
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $1,827
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $1,310
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $182
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $55
40” flat screen tv $315
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $128
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $12
Hourly rate for cleaning help $35
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $65
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) $44
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) $107
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $117
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $41,669
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $1.18
Monthly ticket public transport $71
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $16
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) $4.55
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $31
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) $127
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $6
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $4.39
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $4.09
4 rolls of toilet paper $3.88
Tube of toothpaste $1.53
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $30
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $51
2 tickets to the movies $26
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $205
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $89
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $12
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $5.01
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $5.50
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $470
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.18
1 month of gym membership in business district $60
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $10
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 456 prices entered by 47 different people.
Latest price update: October 06, 2022

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