Cost of living in Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Change the currency:
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 $3.75
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $0.91
12 eggs, large $2.55
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $5.41
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $6
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.63
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.63
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $2.83
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $14
2 liters of Coca-Cola $1.87
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $1.98
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area $1,444
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area $919
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $246
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area $956
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area $704
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio $129
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) $52
40” flat screen TV $357
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) $99
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $13
Hourly rate for cleaning help $18
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) $50
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) $94
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $157
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new $24,546
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.66
Monthly ticket public transport $50
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) $5.93
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $11
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) $90
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) $5.72
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $3.09
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $4.33
4 rolls of toilet paper $3.29
Tube of toothpaste $2.23
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $23
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $49
2 tickets to the movies $23
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $138
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $92
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $10
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $4.68
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $5.50
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB $430
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.16
1 month of gym membership in business district $46
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes $6
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 762 prices entered by 104 different people.
Latest price update: August 20, 2018.

Kansas City position in our World Ranking

the world
129th
out of 343
n. america
71st
out of 104
usa
62nd
out of 90

Cheapest and most expensive products in Kansas City compared to other cities:

n. america
2nd
n. america
3rd
usa
2nd
usa
2nd

Do you live in Kansas City, Missouri? We need your help!

What is the price of

Furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area

in Kansas City, Missouri?

$

International Cost of Living Index

loading...

Recent Prices Added

  • 1 month of gym membership in business district in Charlotte, North Carolina costs $200 (12 minutes ago)
  • Monthly rent - 85 m2 furnished accommodation in expensive area in Barcelona costs €1,500 (18 minutes ago)
  • 1 year rent - 900 sqft furnished accommodation in expensive area in Dubai costs Dirham 7,624 (26 minutes ago)
  • Monthly rent - 480 sqft furnished studio in expensive area in Omaha, Nebraska costs $656 (about 1 hour ago)
  • Summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) in Salta costs ARS $4,000 (about 1 hour ago)
  • 1 lb of boneless chicken breast in Tacoma, Washington costs $5.51 (about 1 hour ago)