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

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Latest price update: July 24, 2014.
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Food
Daily menu in the business district $20
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) $6
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $4.03
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $2.26
12 eggs, large $2.35
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $3.66
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $4.77
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.55
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes $3.48
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $2.91
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $13
2 liters of Coca-Cola $1.71
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $1.58
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area $1,498
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $153
Internet 8MB (1 month) $47
40” flat screen TV $500
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt $126
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $8
Hourly rate for cleaning help $23
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) $38
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) $42
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) $84
1 pair of leather business shoes $131
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new $25,016
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.94
Monthly ticket public transport $72
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) $22
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) $9
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) $5.20
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $3.14
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $5.93
4 rolls of toilet paper $3.78
Tube of toothpaste $2.95
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $16
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $33
2 tickets to the movies $20
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $175
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert $69
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $8
Capuccino in expat area of the city $4.07
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $4.50
iPod nano 16GB $143
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.45
1 month of gym membership in business district $61
1 package of Marlboro cigarretes $7

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