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: $5,515
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $3,264
  • Cost of living in Minneapolis - St. Paul, Minnesota is cheaper than in 50% of cities in USA (15 out of 30)
  • Cost of living in Minneapolis - St. Paul, Minnesota is more expensive than in 58% of cities in N. America (18 out of 40)
  • Cost of living in Minneapolis - St. Paul, Minnesota is more expensive than in 83% of cities in the World (36 out of 209)
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List of prices in Minneapolis - St. Paul, Minnesota
Current as of Feb 2023.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $18
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) $9
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $5.05
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $1.00
12 eggs, large $4.26
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $4.87
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $5.58
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $4.11
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $2.46
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $2.38
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $14
2 liters of coca-cola $2.05
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $3.07
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $2,862
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $2,109
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $164
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $1,431
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $1,049
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $74
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $60
40” flat screen tv $326
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $131
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $11
Hourly rate for cleaning help $29
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $43
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) $31
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) $74
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $118
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $28,930
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $1.07
Monthly ticket public transport $89
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $19
Personal Care Update prices
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) $170
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $6
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $3.83
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $4.99
4 rolls of toilet paper $4.26
Tube of toothpaste $1.58
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $23
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $59
2 tickets to the movies $24
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $214
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $71
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $15
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $5.44
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $7
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $372
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.15
1 month of gym membership in business district $78
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $10
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 215 prices entered by 44 different people.
Latest price update: February 03, 2023

Minneapolis position in our World Ranking

the world
36th
out of 209
n. america
18th
out of 40
usa
15th
out of 30

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