Cost of living in New Orleans, Louisiana, United States

Change the currency:
Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $15
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) $7
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $4.92
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $1.15
12 eggs, large $3.03
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $4.68
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $7
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $4.51
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $2.32
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $3.06
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $13
2 liters of Coca-Cola $1.68
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $1.58
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area $1,646
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area $1,148
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $197
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area $1,219
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area $872
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio $115
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) $52
40” flat screen TV $519
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) $131
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $14
Hourly rate for cleaning help $27
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) $42
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) $42
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) $89
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $86
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new $24,867
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.56
Monthly ticket public transport $62
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $16
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) $8
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $13
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) $95
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) $5.88
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $2.72
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $4.13
4 rolls of toilet paper $2.90
Tube of toothpaste $2.42
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $18
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $46
2 tickets to the movies $21
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $179
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $92
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $10
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $4.94
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $4.56
iPod nano 16GB $125
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.15
1 month of gym membership in business district $63
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes $5.76
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 294 prices entered by 47 different people.
Latest price update: May 27, 2017.

New Orleans position in our World Ranking

the world
68th
out of 235
n. america
31st
out of 66
usa
29th
out of 55

Cheapest and most expensive products in New Orleans compared to other cities:

n. america
2nd
n. america
3rd
n. america
4th
usa
2nd
usa
2nd
usa
3rd

Do you live in New Orleans, Louisiana? We need your help!

What is the price of

Prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans)

in New Orleans, Louisiana?

$

International Cost of Living Index

loading...

Recent Prices Added

  • Internet connection 300 mbps, 1 month in San Diego, California costs $70 (14 minutes ago)
  • Internet connection 300 mbps, 1 month in Abu Dhabi costs Dirham 700 (about 1 hour ago)
  • Monthly rent - 900 sqft furnished accommodation in expensive area in Bangalore costs ₨19,314 (about 1 hour ago)
  • Monthly rent - 85 m2 furnished accommodation in expensive area in Athens costs €600 (about 1 hour ago)
  • 1 us gal of whole fat milk in Fort Collins, Colorado costs $0.60 (about 2 hours ago)
  • Hourly rate for babysitter services in Madison, Wisconsin costs $20 (about 2 hours ago)

What do you think about the cost of living in New Orleans?