Cost of living in Lafayette, Louisiana, United States

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $12
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) $7
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $3.10
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $1.22
12 eggs, large $3.02
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $3.56
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $5.73
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.88
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $3.73
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $2.33
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $20
2 liters of Coca-Cola $2.00
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $2.14
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area $1,306
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area $944
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $121
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area $938
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area $696
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio $109
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) $55
40” flat screen TV $321
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) $90
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $10
Hourly rate for cleaning help $29
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) $48
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) $72
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) $91
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $78
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new $19,798
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.67
Monthly ticket public transport $33
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) $7
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) -
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) $89
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) $7
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $2.43
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $4.85
4 rolls of toilet paper $2.67
Tube of toothpaste $1.94
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $15
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $45
2 tickets to the movies $19
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $90
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $67
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $8
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $5.61
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $4.19
iPod nano 16GB $126
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.33
1 month of gym membership in business district $44
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes $5.04
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 127 prices entered by 13 different people.
Latest price update: May 28, 2017.

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