Cost of living in Minneapolis - St. Paul, Minnesota, United States

Summary of cost of living in Minneapolis - St. Paul, Minnesota

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $4,469
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $2,404
  • Cost of living in Minneapolis - St. Paul, Minnesota is more expensive than in 56% of cities in USA (20 out of 43)
  • Cost of living in Minneapolis - St. Paul, Minnesota is more expensive than in 59% of cities in N. America (23 out of 54)
  • Cost of living in Minneapolis - St. Paul, Minnesota is more expensive than in 69% of cities in the World (64 out of 200)

List of prices in Minneapolis - St. Paul, Minnesota, United States. Current as of Jan 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $14
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) $7
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $4.89
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $0.84
12 eggs, large $2.30
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $4.94
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $5.00
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.63
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.32
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $2.52
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $13
2 liters of coca-cola $1.89
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $1.64
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $2,001
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $1,384
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $150
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $1,283
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $918
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $71
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $42
40” flat screen tv $252
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $121
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $9
Hourly rate for cleaning help $32
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $52
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) $74
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $112
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $24,120
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.66
Monthly ticket public transport $62
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) $7
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $13
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) $165
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $6
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $3.58
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $4.47
4 rolls of toilet paper $3.63
Tube of toothpaste $1.74
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $21
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $43
2 tickets to the movies $23
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $252
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $84
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $11
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $4.60
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $5.87
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $378
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.61
1 month of gym membership in business district $73
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $10
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 388 prices entered by 50 different people.
Latest price update: January 25, 2021

Minneapolis position in our World Ranking

the world
64th
out of 200
n. america
23rd
out of 54
usa
20th
out of 43

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