Cost of living in Miami, Florida, United States

Summary of cost of living in Miami, Florida

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $5,044
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $2,802
  • Cost of living in Miami, Florida is more expensive than in 81% of cities in USA (13 out of 64)
  • Cost of living in Miami, Florida is more expensive than in 84% of cities in N. America (13 out of 76)
  • Cost of living in Miami, Florida is more expensive than in 91% of cities in the World (26 out of 282)

List of prices in Miami, Florida, United States. Current as of Jan 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $18
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) $8
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $5.51
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $0.98
12 eggs, large $3.90
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $3.85
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $6
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.56
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.59
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $5.33
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $17
2 liters of coca-cola $2.17
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $1.83
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $2,284
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $1,714
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $141
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $1,624
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $1,082
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $101
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $43
40” flat screen tv $289
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $124
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $12
Hourly rate for cleaning help $15
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $46
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) $46
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) $88
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $117
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $24,283
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.72
Monthly ticket public transport $97
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $19
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) $6
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $21
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) $134
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $8
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $3.94
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $5.88
4 rolls of toilet paper $4.61
Tube of toothpaste $2.62
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $25
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $49
2 tickets to the movies $26
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $125
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $94
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $16
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $4.77
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $7
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $459
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.76
1 month of gym membership in business district $54
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $8
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 1,472 prices entered by 165 different people.
Latest price update: January 28, 2020

Miami position in our World Ranking

the world
26th
out of 282
n. america
13th
out of 76
usa
13th
out of 64

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

the world
2nd
the world
5th
n. america
2nd
n. america
2nd
n. america
2nd
n. america
3rd

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