Cost of living in Tucson, Arizona, United States

Summary of cost of living in Tucson, Arizona

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $3,995
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $2,153
  • Tucson, Arizona is the 4th cheapest city in USA (29 out of 32)
  • Cost of living in Tucson, Arizona is cheaper than in 89% of cities in N. America (34 out of 38)
  • Cost of living in Tucson, Arizona is more expensive than in 55% of cities in the World (83 out of 181)
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List of prices in Tucson, Arizona
Current as of Apr 2024.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $18
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) $11
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $4.54
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $0.77
12 eggs, large $3.53
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $3.54
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $7
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.15
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.68
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $2.81
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $14
2 liters of coca-cola $2.16
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $1.81
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $1,739
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $1,288
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $178
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $1,129
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $821
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $103
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $46
40” flat screen tv $248
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $117
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $12
Hourly rate for cleaning help $26
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $43
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) $35
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) $85
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $118
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $23,669
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $1.15
Monthly ticket public transport $39
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $15
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) $8
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $9
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) $93
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $7
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $3.88
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $3.98
4 rolls of toilet paper $3.34
Tube of toothpaste $1.72
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $21
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $46
2 tickets to the movies $22
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $169
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $80
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $11
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $4.82
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $6
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $395
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.09
1 month of gym membership in business district $27
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $10
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 61 prices entered by 19 different people.
Latest price update: April 18, 2024

Tucson position in our World Ranking

the world
83rd
out of 181
n. america
34th
out of 38
usa
29th
out of 32

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