Cost of living in Oakland, California, United States

Change the currency:
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 $4.41
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $1.05
12 eggs, large $4.06
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $3.68
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $9
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $4.64
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.46
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $2.47
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $14
2 liters of Coca-Cola $2.00
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $2.23
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area $3,196
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area $2,140
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $154
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area $2,247
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area $1,538
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio $59
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) $46
40” flat screen TV $319
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) $85
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $11
Hourly rate for cleaning help $22
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) $33
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) $76
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $108
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new $22,145
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.80
Monthly ticket public transport $85
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $18
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) $70
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) $7
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $3.63
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $5.35
4 rolls of toilet paper $2.64
Tube of toothpaste $1.44
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $20
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $41
2 tickets to the movies $24
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $157
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $83
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $12
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $4.57
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $7
iPod nano 16GB $162
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.11
1 month of gym membership in business district $52
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes $6
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 628 prices entered by 60 different people.
Latest price update: June 26, 2017.

Oakland position in our World Ranking

the world
28th
out of 270
n. america
9th
out of 76
usa
9th
out of 64

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

the world
5th
n. america
2nd
n. america
4th
n. america
4th
n. america
4th
n. america
4th

Do you live in Oakland, California? We need your help!

What is the price of

Antibiotics

in Oakland, California?

12 doses box
$

International Cost of Living Index

loading...

Recent Prices Added

  • 2 liters of whole fat milk in Bergen costs kr 13 (2 minutes ago)
  • Internet connection 300 mbps, 1 month in Santos, Sao Paulo costs R$ 40 (7 minutes ago)
  • 40ml deodorant, roll-on in Grand Turk, Turks and Caicos Islands costs $6 (16 minutes ago)
  • Hourly rate for domestic cleaning help in Leeds costs £9 (18 minutes ago)
  • Monthly rent - 900 sqft furnished accommodation in expensive area in Phoenix, Arizona costs $1,576 (20 minutes ago)
  • 12 doses box of antibiotics in Cambridge costs £8 (28 minutes ago)

What do you think about the cost of living in Oakland?