Cost of living in Minneapolis - St. Paul, United States

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Latest price update: January 27, 2015.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district $12
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) $5.90
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $4.06
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $1.37
12 eggs, large $2.26
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $4.26
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $4.33
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.69
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes $2.35
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $2.94
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $13
2 liters of Coca-Cola $1.65
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $1.52
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area $1,579
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $151
Internet 8MB (1 month) $49
40” flat screen TV $463
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt $138
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $9
Hourly rate for cleaning help $22
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) $42
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) $36
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) $72
1 pair of leather business shoes $96
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new $23,003
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.84
Monthly ticket public transport $67
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) $22
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) $7
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) $5.86
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $3.15
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $5.87
4 rolls of toilet paper $3.37
Tube of toothpaste $2.67
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $17
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $34
2 tickets to the movies $19
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $166
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert $77
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $8
Capuccino in expat area of the city $4.29
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $4.84
iPod nano 16GB $143
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.45
1 month of gym membership in business district $90
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes $8

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