Cost of living in Athens, Georgia, United States

Summary of cost of living in Athens, Georgia

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $3,510
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $1,565
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.
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List of prices in Athens, Georgia, United States. Current as of Feb 2020.

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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) $6
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $2.71
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $0.75
12 eggs, large $2.19
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $3.80
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $8
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.61
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.76
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $1.88
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $13
2 liters of coca-cola $1.80
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $2.65
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $1,056
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $741
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $130
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $826
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $710
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $117
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $47
40” flat screen tv $435
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $181
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $12
Hourly rate for cleaning help $11
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $34
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) $39
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) $68
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $78
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $22,818
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.75
Monthly ticket public transport $48
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $52
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) $5.64
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $9
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) $59
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $8
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $3.68
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $2.60
4 rolls of toilet paper $2.68
Tube of toothpaste $1.74
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $17
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $34
2 tickets to the movies $19
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $172
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $57
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $9
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $4.35
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $4.83
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $432
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $1.02
1 month of gym membership in business district $32
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $5.50
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 70 prices entered by 5 different people.
Latest price update: February 22, 2020

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