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 $4.22
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $0.96
12 eggs, large $3.01
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $3.73
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $6
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.77
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.70
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $2.70
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $14
2 liters of Coca-Cola $1.97
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $1.78
Housing
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area $1,561
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area $1,203
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $186
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area $1,187
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area $880
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio $126
Internet 8MB (1 month) $43
40” flat screen TV $350
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) $138
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $10
Hourly rate for cleaning help $19
Clothes
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) $47
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) $87
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $105
Transportation
Volkswagen Golf 2.0 TDI 140 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new $20,309
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.59
Monthly ticket public transport $90
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) $11
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) $100
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) $5.70
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $3.43
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $4.49
4 rolls of toilet paper $2.86
Tube of toothpaste $1.52
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $21
Entertainment
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $40
2 tickets to the movies $22
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $86
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $84
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $11
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $4.33
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $5.80
iPod nano 16GB $142
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.26
1 month of gym membership in business district $38
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes $5.23
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,506 prices entered by 244 different people.
Latest price update: May 01, 2016.

Atlanta position in our World Ranking

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69th
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n. america
28th
out of 72
usa
24th
out of 60

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