Cost of living in Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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Food
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $13
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) $7
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $4.75
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $0.92
12 eggs, large $2.86
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $4.37
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $7
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.77
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.95
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $2.55
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $14
2 liters of Coca-Cola $1.98
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $2.28
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area $1,720
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area $1,206
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $204
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area $1,302
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area $812
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio $134
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) $45
40” flat screen TV $338
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) $140
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $11
Hourly rate for cleaning help $18
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) $49
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) $48
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) $94
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $100
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new $22,346
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.60
Monthly ticket public transport $88
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $16
Personal Care
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) $8
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $13
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) $101
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) $7
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $3.36
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $4.97
4 rolls of toilet paper $3.44
Tube of toothpaste $1.70
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $20
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $41
2 tickets to the movies $26
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $148
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $74
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $11
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $4.80
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $5.08
iPod nano 16GB $153
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.24
1 month of gym membership in business district $44
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes $5.81
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,931 prices entered by 307 different people.
Latest price update: March 29, 2017.

Atlanta position in our World Ranking

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47th
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n. america
19th
out of 55
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19th
out of 46

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