Cost of living in Tampa, Florida, United States

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Food
Lunchtime menu in the business district $11
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) $6
1/2 Kg (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $3.93
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $1.04
12 eggs, large $2.61
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $4.17
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $5.74
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.78
2 kg (4,5 lb.) of potatoes $3.52
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $1.97
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $11
2 liters of Coca-Cola $1.81
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $2.03
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area $1,426
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $153
Internet 8MB (1 month) $49
40” flat screen TV $384
Microwave, known brand, 800/900 Watt $129
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $10
Hourly rate for cleaning help $24
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) $40
1 summer dress in a chain store (Zara, H&M, ...) $38
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or similar) $79
1 pair of leather business shoes $96
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV 6 vel. (or equivalent), with no extras, new $22,442
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.79
Monthly ticket public transport $56
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 Km. (5 miles) $17
Personal Care
Medicine against cold for 6 days (Frenadol, Coldrex, ...) $7
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) $5.29
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $3.68
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $3.90
4 rolls of toilet paper $3.87
Tube of toothpaste $2.56
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $15
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $40
2 tickets to the movies $21
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $169
Dinner out for two in Italian restaurant with wine and dessert $56
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $8
Capuccino in expat area of the city $4.05
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $4.22
iPod nano 16GB $187
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.10
1 month of gym membership in business district $42
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes $6
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 2,481 prices entered by 232 different people.
Latest price update: March 31, 2015.

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