Expatistan Cost of Living Index in North America

Ranking City Price Index: *
1st Hamilton (Bermuda) 296
2nd Mountain View, California (United States) 257
3rd New York City (United States) 251
4th San Francisco, California (United States) 245
5th Washington D.C. (United States) 222
6th Oakland, California (United States) 217
7th Jersey City, New Jersey (United States) 210
8th Honolulu, Hawaii (United States) 207
9th Boston, Massachusetts (United States) 205
10th Seattle, Washington (United States) 204
11th Los Angeles, California (United States) 201
12th San Jose, California (United States) 201
13th Chicago, Illinois (United States) 194
14th Miami, Florida (United States) 193
15th Denver, Colorado (United States) 190
16th Boulder, Colorado (United States) 187
17th San Diego, California (United States) 186
18th Portland, Oregon (United States) 185
19th Sacramento, California (United States) 184
20th Anchorage, Alaska (United States) 182
21st Toronto (Canada) 176
22nd Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (United States) 174
23rd Atlanta, Georgia (United States) 171
24th Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (United States) 169
25th Vancouver (Canada) 169
26th Fort Worth, Texas (United States) 167
27th Baltimore, Maryland (United States) 165
28th Charlotte, North Carolina (United States) 163
29th Burlington, Vermont (United States) 162
30th Minneapolis - St. Paul, Minnesota (United States) 162
31st Phoenix, Arizona (United States) 161
32nd Austin, Texas (United States) 161
33rd Salt Lake City, Utah (United States) 160
34th Orlando, Florida (United States) 159
35th Charleston, South Carolina (United States) 159
36th Dallas, Texas (United States) 158
37th Providence, Rhode Island (United States) 158
38th Victoria (Canada) 158
39th Ottawa (Canada) 157
40th Houston, Texas (United States) 155
41st New Orleans, Louisiana (United States) 155
42nd Nashville, Tennessee (United States) 155
43rd Las Vegas, Nevada (United States) 155
44th Tampa, Florida (United States) 155
45th Colorado Springs, Colorado (United States) 153
46th Raleigh, North Carolina (United States) 153
47th Cleveland, Ohio (United States) 151
48th Riverside, California (United States) 151
49th Calgary (Canada) 149
50th St. Louis, Missouri (United States) 148
51st Edmonton (Canada) 147
52nd Kelowna (Canada) 146
53rd Detroit, Michigan (United States) 146
54th Spokane, Washington (United States) 145
55th Columbus, Ohio (United States) 145
56th Milwaukee, Wisconsin (United States) 145
57th Jacksonville, Florida (United States) 144
58th Kansas City, Missouri (United States) 143
59th Indianapolis, Indiana (United States) 143
60th Halifax (Canada) 142
61st Louisville, Kentucky (United States) 141
62nd Boise, Idaho (United States) 141
63rd Winnipeg (Canada) 140
64th Omaha, Nebraska (United States) 140
65th Cincinnati, Ohio (United States) 140
66th San Antonio, Texas (United States) 139
67th Montreal (Canada) 138
68th Tucson, Arizona (United States) 138
69th London, Ontario (Canada) 135
70th Wichita, Kansas (United States) 135
71st Albuquerque, New Mexico (United States) 131
72nd Quebec City (Canada) 130
73rd Memphis, Tennessee (United States) 128

Price Index:

To calculate each city's Price Index value, we start by assigning a value of 100 to a central reference city (that happens to be Prague). Once the reference point has been established, the Price Index value of every other city in the database is calculated by comparing their cost of living to the cost of living in Prague.
Therefore, if a city has a Price Index of 134, that means that living there is 34% more expensive than living in Prague.

What is Expatistan?

Expatistan is a cost of living calculator that allows you to compare the cost of living between cities around the world. The comparisons allow you to get a better understanding of the cost of living of any city before you move there.

What makes us unique is that we collect the prices that we use to calculate our cost of living index from visitors like you. Naturally, the more data entered, the more accurate the index and the calculations will be.

That's why we need your help to keep prices accurate and up to date. You can help by entering the prices that you know in Mumbai.

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  • 1 kg of potatoes in Colombo costs 145 ₨ (about 1 hour ago)
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