Cost of living in Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Summary of cost of living in Atlanta, Georgia

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $5,146
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $2,852
  • 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.

List of prices in Atlanta, Georgia
Current as of Feb 2023.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $15
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) $9
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $4.94
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $1.00
12 eggs, large $3.99
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $5.23
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $5.45
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.90
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $2.13
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $2.75
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $15
2 liters of coca-cola $2.23
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $2.43
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $2,352
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $1,682
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $226
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $1,600
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $1,410
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $169
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $52
40” flat screen tv $396
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $106
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $7
Hourly rate for cleaning help $32
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $50
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) $45
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) $88
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $139
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $32,995
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.90
Monthly ticket public transport $86
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $16
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) $6
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $9
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) $125
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $6
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $2.86
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $5.27
4 rolls of toilet paper $3.96
Tube of toothpaste $2.19
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $23
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $50
2 tickets to the movies $28
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $268
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $101
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $15
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $7
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $8
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $432
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.48
1 month of gym membership in business district $47
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $8
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 321 prices entered by 54 different people.
Latest price update: February 05, 2023

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