Cost of living in Newark, New Jersey, United States

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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) $9
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $4.15
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $0.92
12 eggs, large $3.01
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $3.01
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $4.70
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $2.94
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.75
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $1.58
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $14
2 liters of Coca-Cola $2.00
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $2.01
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area $2,028
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area $1,498
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $208
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area $1,323
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area $1,030
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio $131
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) $66
40” flat screen TV $459
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) $146
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $20
Hourly rate for cleaning help $18
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) $45
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) $82
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $126
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new $22,467
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.62
Monthly ticket public transport $81
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $30
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) $16
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $27
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) $120
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) $14
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $3.30
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $5.48
4 rolls of toilet paper $4.87
Tube of toothpaste $2.12
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $18
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $64
2 tickets to the movies $27
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $185
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $103
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $11
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $3.89
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $5.08
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB $432
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.10
1 month of gym membership in business district $31
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes $9
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 183 prices entered by 32 different people.
Latest price update: October 22, 2018.

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