Cost of living in Lexington, Kentucky, United States

Summary of cost of living in Lexington, Kentucky

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $4,302
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $2,182
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.

List of prices in Lexington, Kentucky
Current as of Jul 2024.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $14
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) $9
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $5.28
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $0.96
12 eggs, large $3.98
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $4.91
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $10
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $4.09
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.81
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $6
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $12
2 liters of coca-cola $1.88
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $1.97
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $1,602
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $1,270
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $212
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $1,151
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $909
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $178
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $58
40” flat screen tv $294
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $114
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $11
Hourly rate for cleaning help $22
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $49
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) $47
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) $72
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $119
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $27,491
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.95
Monthly ticket public transport $30
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $18
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) $6
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $24
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) $113
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $6
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $4.33
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $9
4 rolls of toilet paper $4.50
Tube of toothpaste $2.90
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $20
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $44
2 tickets to the movies $24
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $131
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $87
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $9
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $5.28
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $5.40
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $385
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.63
1 month of gym membership in business district $63
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $7
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 88 prices entered by 5 different people.
Latest price update: July 13, 2024

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