Cost of living in Wilmington, Delaware, United States

Summary of cost of living in Wilmington, Delaware

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $4,111
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $2,096
  • WARNING!  These estimates are currently based on just a small amount of data. They provide a decent starting assumption, but they are not yet completely reliable.

List of prices in Wilmington, Delaware
Current as of Aug 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $15
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) $7
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $4.05
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $1.02
12 eggs, large $3.47
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $4.47
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $6
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.73
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.72
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $3.53
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $15
2 liters of coca-cola $2.17
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $2.00
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $1,526
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $1,232
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $165
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $1,288
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $961
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio -
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $71
40” flat screen tv $316
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) -
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) -
Hourly rate for cleaning help -
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $49
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) $46
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) $71
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes -
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $21,721
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.67
Monthly ticket public transport $83
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $24
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) -
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) -
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) -
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) -
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) -
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) -
4 rolls of toilet paper -
Tube of toothpaste -
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) $183
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $70
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $9
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $4.87
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $6
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $428
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) -
1 month of gym membership in business district $39
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $7
These prices are lacking data. It provides a decent estimate, but they are not yet reliable. They are based on 62 prices entered by 11 different people.
Latest price update: August 07, 2022

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