Cost of living in Wichita, Kansas, 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) $7
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $3.13
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $0.76
12 eggs, large $2.05
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $2.96
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $4.26
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.65
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.17
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $2.07
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $15
2 liters of Coca-Cola $1.61
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $1.45
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area $1,174
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area $851
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $176
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area $934
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area $638
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio $111
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) $48
40” flat screen TV $370
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) $98
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $9
Hourly rate for cleaning help $18
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) $42
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) $32
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) $70
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $111
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new $19,265
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.58
Monthly ticket public transport $68
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $13
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) $6
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $13
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) $75
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) $5.21
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $2.85
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $3.36
4 rolls of toilet paper $2.32
Tube of toothpaste $1.20
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $14
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $37
2 tickets to the movies $21
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $46
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $60
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $7
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $3.95
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $3.72
iPad Air 2, 64GB $400
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.43
1 month of gym membership in business district $34
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes $6
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 324 prices entered by 38 different people.
Latest price update: October 19, 2017.

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