Cost of living in Louisville, Kentucky, United States

Summary of cost of living in Louisville, Kentucky

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $3,346
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $1,617
  • Louisville, Kentucky is the 3rd cheapest city in USA (41 out of 43)
  • Louisville, Kentucky is the 4th cheapest city in N. America (51 out of 54)
  • Cost of living in Louisville, Kentucky is cheaper than in 53% of cities in the World (106 out of 200)

List of prices in Louisville, Kentucky, United States. Current as of Jan 2021.

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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 $3.73
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $0.70
12 eggs, large $2.66
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $4.25
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $5.42
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.43
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.49
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $3.98
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $14
2 liters of coca-cola $1.84
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $2.29
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $1,227
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $779
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $148
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $985
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $727
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $136
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $45
40” flat screen tv $321
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $137
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $12
Hourly rate for cleaning help $19
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $44
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) $39
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) $80
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $122
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $20,601
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.64
Monthly ticket public transport $47
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $18
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) $7
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $17
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) $108
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $6
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $2.87
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $4.79
4 rolls of toilet paper $3.32
Tube of toothpaste $1.50
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $17
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $37
2 tickets to the movies $22
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $100
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $88
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $8
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $5.18
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $4.72
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $427
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.28
1 month of gym membership in business district $32
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $7
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 75 prices entered by 24 different people.
Latest price update: January 28, 2021

Louisville position in our World Ranking

the world
106th
out of 200
n. america
51st
out of 54
usa
41st
out of 43

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

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