Cost of living in Tempe, Arizona, United States

Summary of cost of living in Tempe, Arizona

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $4,234
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $2,147
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List of prices in Tempe, Arizona, United States. Current as of Mar 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) $7
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $3.65
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $0.67
12 eggs, large $2.49
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $2.82
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $4.57
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.01
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.36
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $3.19
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $17
2 liters of coca-cola $1.96
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $1.73
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $1,528
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $1,303
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $211
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $1,254
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $919
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $150
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $49
40” flat screen tv $276
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $129
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $13
Hourly rate for cleaning help $21
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $55
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) $46
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) $129
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $101
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $20,236
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.68
Monthly ticket public transport $51
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $28
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) $5.91
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $30
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) $99
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $5.51
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $3.22
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $4.91
4 rolls of toilet paper $4.36
Tube of toothpaste $1.68
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $20
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $53
2 tickets to the movies $21
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $101
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $106
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $10
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $4.71
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $6
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $439
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $1.00
1 month of gym membership in business district $51
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $8
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 208 prices entered by 18 different people.
Latest price update: March 04, 2021

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