Cost of living in Palm Springs, California, United States

Summary of cost of living in Palm Springs, California

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $5,000
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $2,730
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.

List of prices in Palm Springs, California
Current as of Jan 2023.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $16
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) $9
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $4.99
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $1.01
12 eggs, large $3.70
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $5.22
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $7
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.60
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.74
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $4.56
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $16
2 liters of coca-cola $2.36
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $2.77
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $2,369
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $1,519
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $223
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $1,201
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $970
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $156
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $55
40” flat screen tv $371
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $90
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $11
Hourly rate for cleaning help $22
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $47
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) $115
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) $81
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $117
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $23,626
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $1.09
Monthly ticket public transport $61
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) $10
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $15
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) $129
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $6
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $3.96
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $5.53
4 rolls of toilet paper $3.32
Tube of toothpaste $2.31
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $24
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $55
2 tickets to the movies $26
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $334
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $85
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $13
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $8
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $5.32
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $773
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) -
1 month of gym membership in business district $44
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $9
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 96 prices entered by 5 different people.
Latest price update: January 17, 2023

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