Cost of living in St. Louis, Missouri, United States

Summary of cost of living in St. Louis, Missouri

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $4,708
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $2,473
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.

List of prices in St. Louis, Missouri
Current as of Apr 2024.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $17
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) $12
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $4.74
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $1.04
12 eggs, large $4.30
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $3.72
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $5.63
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.49
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.66
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $4.08
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $19
2 liters of coca-cola $2.41
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $3.05
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $2,033
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $1,295
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $437
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $1,471
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $1,019
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $342
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $57
40” flat screen tv $315
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $135
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $17
Hourly rate for cleaning help $27
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $58
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) $37
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) $91
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $108
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $26,504
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.94
Monthly ticket public transport $70
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $15
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) $6
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $14
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) $86
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $9
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $3.09
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $5.11
4 rolls of toilet paper $3.76
Tube of toothpaste $1.79
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $21
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $49
2 tickets to the movies $27
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $186
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $90
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $14
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $4.95
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $5.31
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $368
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.17
1 month of gym membership in business district $38
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $9
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 124 prices entered by 21 different people.
Latest price update: April 24, 2024

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