Cost of living in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $12
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) $8
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $4.72
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $1.05
12 eggs, large $3.24
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $3.38
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $3.96
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.30
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $2.45
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $2.25
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $12
2 liters of Coca-Cola $1.85
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $2.02
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area $1,233
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area $796
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $180
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area $797
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area $611
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio $130
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) $52
40” flat screen TV $431
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) $67
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $10
Hourly rate for cleaning help $11
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) $51
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) $27
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) $77
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $93
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new $22,767
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.52
Monthly ticket public transport $44
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $15
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) $8
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $11
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) $93
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) $4.74
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $2.78
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $3.68
4 rolls of toilet paper $2.58
Tube of toothpaste $2.30
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $14
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) $76
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $68
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $7
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $5.61
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $4.41
iPod nano 16GB $124
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $1.33
1 month of gym membership in business district $29
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes $5.53
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 115 prices entered by 10 different people.
Latest price update: July 25, 2017.

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