Cost of living in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States

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Food [Edit]
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 $3.59
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $1.06
12 eggs, large $3.03
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $3.06
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $5.16
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.63
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.68
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $2.45
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $15
2 liters of Coca-Cola $1.59
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $1.63
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area $1,293
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area $893
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $149
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area $1,048
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area $792
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio $90
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) $52
40” flat screen TV $375
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) $98
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $11
Hourly rate for cleaning help $15
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) $35
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) $28
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) $85
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $83
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new $20,893
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.54
Monthly ticket public transport $55
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $15
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) $6
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $37
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) $117
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) $6
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $3.30
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $4.09
4 rolls of toilet paper $3.12
Tube of toothpaste $2.26
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $19
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $45
2 tickets to the movies $21
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $87
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $82
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $9
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $4.79
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $5.99
iPod nano 16GB $146
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $1.00
1 month of gym membership in business district $54
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes $5.27
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 187 prices entered by 21 different people.
Latest price update: April 29, 2017.

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