Cost of living in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States

Summary of cost of living in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $3,339
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $1,610
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on data that may have some inconsistencies at the moment. They already provide a decent estimate but they are not currently bullet-proof.
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List of prices in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States. Current as of Apr 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $10
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) $7
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $3.33
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $0.86
12 eggs, large $2.48
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $3.80
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $5.76
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.04
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.35
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $1.76
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $14
2 liters of coca-cola $1.99
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $1.66
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $1,211
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $846
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $219
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $845
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $580
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $133
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $42
40” flat screen tv $411
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $105
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $10
Hourly rate for cleaning help $14
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $45
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) $39
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) $98
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $78
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $22,166
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.73
Monthly ticket public transport $35
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $16
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) $5.50
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $14
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) $97
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $4.49
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $2.93
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $4.24
4 rolls of toilet paper $3.19
Tube of toothpaste $2.25
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $16
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $36
2 tickets to the movies $22
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $61
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $50
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $7
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $4.25
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $5.62
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $426
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) -
1 month of gym membership in business district $45
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $7
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 17 prices entered by 5 different people.
Latest price update: April 17, 2021

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