Cost of living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Summary of cost of living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $4,887
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $2,692
  • Cost of living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is cheaper than in 71% of cities in USA (24 out of 34)
  • Cost of living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is cheaper than in 68% of cities in N. America (27 out of 40)
  • Cost of living in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is more expensive than in 73% of cities in the World (52 out of 192)
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List of prices in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Current as of Mar 2024.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $15
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) $9
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $4.51
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $1.13
12 eggs, large $3.86
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $5.90
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $8
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $5.38
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $3.71
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $3.15
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $15
2 liters of coca-cola $2.13
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $3.08
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $2,308
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $1,574
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $279
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $1,567
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $959
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $113
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $58
40” flat screen tv $310
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $74
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $13
Hourly rate for cleaning help $26
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $48
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) $34
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) $88
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $103
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $24,524
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $1.15
Monthly ticket public transport $87
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $23
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) $8
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $20
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) $90
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $7
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $3.61
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $4.75
4 rolls of toilet paper $3.37
Tube of toothpaste $1.83
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $21
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $43
2 tickets to the movies $24
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $189
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $62
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $11
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $4.18
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $4.30
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $429
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.10
1 month of gym membership in business district $43
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $9
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 52 prices entered by 10 different people.
Latest price update: March 04, 2024

Pittsburgh position in our World Ranking

the world
52nd
out of 192
n. america
27th
out of 40
usa
24th
out of 34

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