Cost of living in Wichita, Kansas, United States

Summary of cost of living in Wichita, Kansas

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $3,331
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $1,581
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.
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List of prices in Wichita, Kansas, United States. Current as of Apr 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $14
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) $8
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $4.38
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $0.79
12 eggs, large $2.12
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $3.66
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $4.60
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.78
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.41
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $2.61
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $12
2 liters of coca-cola $1.74
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $1.50
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $1,126
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $853
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $196
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $917
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $486
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $127
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $60
40” flat screen tv $340
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $101
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $9
Hourly rate for cleaning help $17
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $47
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) $38
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) $100
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $92
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $20,176
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.63
Monthly ticket public transport $55
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $13
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) $7
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $13
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) $69
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $5.36
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $2.76
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $3.02
4 rolls of toilet paper $2.38
Tube of toothpaste $1.41
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $15
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $42
2 tickets to the movies $26
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $54
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $51
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $8
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $4.26
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $4.17
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $428
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.38
1 month of gym membership in business district $37
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $7
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 112 prices entered by 16 different people.
Latest price update: April 16, 2021

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