Cost of living in Denver, Colorado, United States

Summary of cost of living in Denver, Colorado

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $5,012
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $2,801
  • Cost of living in Denver, Colorado is more expensive than in 60% of cities in USA (13 out of 30)
  • Cost of living in Denver, Colorado is more expensive than in 67% of cities in N. America (13 out of 36)
  • Cost of living in Denver, Colorado is more expensive than in 82% of cities in the World (29 out of 157)
What salary will you need in Denver, Colorado?
Find out with your own Salary Calculation.

List of prices in Denver, Colorado
Current as of Jan 2022.

Change the currency:
Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $16
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) $8
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $4.56
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $0.74
12 eggs, large $2.44
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $3.37
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $6
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.09
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.87
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $2.50
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $15
2 liters of coca-cola $1.80
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $2.16
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $2,356
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $1,669
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $139
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $1,556
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $1,170
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $86
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $54
40” flat screen tv $301
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $149
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $10
Hourly rate for cleaning help $35
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $54
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) $60
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) $89
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $157
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $22,220
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.79
Monthly ticket public transport $103
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $17
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) $8
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $16
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) $122
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $7
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $2.86
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $5.43
4 rolls of toilet paper $3.20
Tube of toothpaste $1.78
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $23
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $46
2 tickets to the movies $25
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $276
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $76
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $12
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $4.77
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $5.38
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $460
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.55
1 month of gym membership in business district $73
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $8
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 236 prices entered by 42 different people.
Latest price update: January 19, 2022

Denver position in our World Ranking

the world
29th
out of 157
n. america
13th
out of 36
usa
13th
out of 30

Cheapest and most expensive products in Denver compared to other cities:

the world
4th
the world
5th
n. america
1st
n. america
2nd
n. america
2nd
n. america
3rd

Do you live in Denver, Colorado? We need your help!

What is the price of

Prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans)

in Denver, Colorado?

$

Are you moving to Denver, Colorado? Do you know how much money you will need there to maintain your current standard of living?

Find out what is the real equivalent in Denver, Colorado of your current salary and improve your chances of a happy relocation.

Get a Salary Calculation for Denver, Colorado

International Cost of Living Index

loading...

Prices recently added

  • 40′ flat screen tv in Tokyo costs ¥13,000 (11 minutes ago)
  • Internet connection 300 mbps, 1 month in Rio de Janeiro costs R$ 125 (about 3 hours ago)
  • Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district in Seoul costs ₩12,000 (about 4 hours ago)
  • 1 liter of gasoline in Ankara costs 14TL (about 4 hours ago)
  • Summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) in Düsseldorf costs €20 (about 4 hours ago)
  • Jeans (levis 501 or similar) in San Jose del Cabo costs Mex$ 400 (about 4 hours ago)

Make a different comparison:

Compare cost of living between cities:
vs