Cost of living in Wichita, Kansas, United States

Summary of cost of living in Wichita, Kansas

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $3,314
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $1,548
  • Wichita, Kansas is the 4th cheapest city in USA (61 out of 64)
  • Cost of living in Wichita, Kansas is cheaper than in 95% of cities in N. America (72 out of 76)
  • Cost of living in Wichita, Kansas is cheaper than in 52% of cities in the World (147 out of 283)

List of prices in Wichita, Kansas, United States. Current as of Jan 2020.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $11
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) $7
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $3.51
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $0.57
12 eggs, large $1.94
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $3.35
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $3.93
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.97
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.27
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $2.31
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $13
2 liters of coca-cola $1.68
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $1.73
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $1,079
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $823
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 $919
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $532
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $109
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $51
40” flat screen tv $289
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $110
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $9
Hourly rate for cleaning help $17
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $44
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) $39
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) $93
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $105
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $20,599
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.64
Monthly ticket public transport $55
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) $5.74
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $13
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) $75
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $5.48
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $3.10
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $3.58
4 rolls of toilet paper $2.54
Tube of toothpaste $1.31
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $16
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $39
2 tickets to the movies $24
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 $56
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $8
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $4.20
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $4.39
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $431
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.67
1 month of gym membership in business district $34
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $7
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 188 prices entered by 14 different people.
Latest price update: January 27, 2020

Wichita position in our World Ranking

the world
147th
out of 283
n. america
72nd
out of 76
usa
61st
out of 64

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