Cost of living in Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Summary of cost of living in Atlanta, Georgia

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $6,626
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $3,952
  • Cost of living in Atlanta, Georgia is more expensive than in 84% of cities in USA (6 out of 32)
  • Cost of living in Atlanta, Georgia is more expensive than in 87% of cities in N. America (6 out of 38)
  • Cost of living in Atlanta, Georgia is more expensive than in 92% of cities in the World (15 out of 181)
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List of prices in Atlanta, Georgia
Current as of Apr 2024.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $20
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) $12
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $7
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $1.08
12 eggs, large $4.14
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $5.34
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $8
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $5.17
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $3.58
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $3.32
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $13
2 liters of coca-cola $2.48
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $2.97
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $3,540
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $2,437
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $242
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $2,023
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $1,517
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $148
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $69
40” flat screen tv $628
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $187
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $16
Hourly rate for cleaning help $27
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $65
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) $63
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) $99
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $144
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $27,976
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.93
Monthly ticket public transport $97
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $21
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) $12
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $15
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) $136
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $17
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $4.92
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $12
4 rolls of toilet paper $7
Tube of toothpaste $2.82
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $30
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $53
2 tickets to the movies $34
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $192
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $99
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $16
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $5.50
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $7
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $540
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.56
1 month of gym membership in business district $84
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $8
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 526 prices entered by 59 different people.
Latest price update: April 13, 2024

Atlanta position in our World Ranking

the world
15th
out of 181
n. america
6th
out of 38
usa
6th
out of 32

Cheapest and most expensive products in Atlanta compared to other cities:

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the world
1st
the world
2nd
the world
4th
the world
5th
n. america
1st

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