Cost of living in Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States

Summary of cost of living in Chattanooga, Tennessee

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $3,612
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $1,897
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List of prices in Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States. Current as of Jan 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $14
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) $7
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $4.17
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $0.90
12 eggs, large $2.74
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $4.36
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $5.52
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.04
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.52
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $2.85
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $14
2 liters of coca-cola $1.78
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $1.70
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $1,588
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $982
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $166
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $1,357
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $685
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $107
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $46
40” flat screen tv $350
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $99
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $11
Hourly rate for cleaning help $12
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $38
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) $49
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) $88
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $122
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $22,056
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.66
Monthly ticket public transport $43
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) -
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) $5.59
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $10
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) $90
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $5.26
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $2.84
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $4.09
4 rolls of toilet paper $2.80
Tube of toothpaste $1.46
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $16
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $42
2 tickets to the movies $23
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $123
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $58
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $10
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $4.41
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $5.43
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $428
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.36
1 month of gym membership in business district $47
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $5.28
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 136 prices entered by 16 different people.
Latest price update: January 11, 2020

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