Abu Dhabi vs Hempstead - Cost of Living Comparison

Abu Dhabi Hempstead
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1963
$2665
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4184
$5597
🏠 One person rent
$1371
$1795
🏘️ Family rent
$2329
$2974
🍽️ Food expenses
$386
$610
🚐 Transport expenses
$71.5
$117
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3074
$4813
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
15 km
🎓 Higher education
52
97
😀 Quality of life
81
78
🏙️ Population
1.48M
793K

The cost of living in Abu Dhabi is 26% less expensive than in Hempstead. Cities ranked 608th and 87th ($1963 vs $2665) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 74th in the United Arab Emirates and the United States, respectively. Check the United Arab Emirates vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Abu Dhabi compared to 1.8 months in Hempstead. Abu Dhabi ranked 4th best city to live in the United Arab Emirates vs Hempstead ranked 95th in the United States, while ranked 318th and 462nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Abu Dhabi vs Hempstead

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Abu Dhabi Hempstead
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8
$14.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54
$99.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.1
$8.96
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$10.9
$5.95
 Cappuccino
$4.76
$4.04
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.88
$1.62
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1833
$1999
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1008
$1565
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2557
$3025
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1962
$2718
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$93.3
$90.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$144
$142
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$104
$52.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.3%
5.46%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3249
$3514
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2572
$1990
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.54
$2.16
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$21.7
$60
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.65
$13.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
$1.2
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.63
$0.9
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$3.31
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.72
$7.62
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
$3.12
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.74
$12.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.49
$11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
$8.72
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.09
$4.21
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.37
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
$5.5
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$4.66
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$4.4
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$1.65
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.38
$1.22
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.13
$2.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.6
$12
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.15
$2.97
🚬 Cigarette pack
$5.97
$12
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.29
$8.45
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$5.09
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.2
$3.64
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.23
$1.92
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$69.8
$27.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.2
$12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$81.6
$109
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.5
$17.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.1
$46.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$94
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$555
$502
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9372
$10952

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$1899
142 km or 88 mi Sharjah
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143 km or 89 mi Al Ain
$1448
152 km or 94 mi Ajman
$871
170 km or 105 mi Umm al-Quwain
$1053
211 km or 131 mi Fujairah
$1095
237 km or 147 mi Ras al-Khaimah
$1376
300 km or 187 mi Doha
$1894
318 km or 198 mi Al Khor
$1755
356 km or 221 mi Bandar Abbas
$675
365 km or 227 mi Nizwa
$824
395 km or 246 mi Seeb
$1236
425 km or 264 mi Riffa
$1002
427 km or 265 mi Manama
$1307
428 km or 266 mi Isa Town
$1152
439 km or 273 mi Muscat
$1145
454 km or 282 mi Jahrom
$660
468 km or 291 mi Dhahran
$969
481 km or 299 mi Dammam
$1004
486 km or 302 mi Al-Mubarraz
$699
501 km or 311 mi Fasa
$939
514 km or 320 mi Qatif
$889
548 km or 341 mi Jubail
$861
568 km or 353 mi Sirjan
$663
575 km or 357 mi Jiroft
$659
599 km or 372 mi Shiraz
$724
610 km or 379 mi Bushehr
$694
617 km or 384 mi Borazjan
$657
620 km or 385 mi Marvdasht
$659
632 km or 392 mi Kazerun
$656
637 km or 396 mi Chabahar
$659
649 km or 404 mi Bam
$659
678 km or 421 mi Rafsanjan
$663
698 km or 434 mi Kerman
$680
701 km or 435 mi Iranshahr
$657
741 km or 460 mi Yasuj
$611
775 km or 481 mi Riyadh
$1132
790 km or 491 mi Al Wafrah
$954
792 km or 492 mi Behbahan
$660

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Distance City Cost of living
2.2 km or 1.4 mi Uniondale
$1931
4.9 km or 3 mi Rockville Centre
$1946
6.2 km or 3.9 mi Freeport
$1939
6.5 km or 4 mi North Hempstead
$1972
7.4 km or 4.6 mi Merrick
$1938
8.5 km or 5.3 mi Valley Stream
$1943
9.2 km or 5.7 mi Levittown
$2004
11 km or 7.1 mi Oyster Bay
$2395
13 km or 8 mi Massapequa
$2873
14 km or 8.6 mi Long Beach
$1946
18 km or 11 mi Glen Cove
$1946
21 km or 13 mi Lindenhurst
$1938
24 km or 15 mi Huntington
$1959
24 km or 15 mi Babylon
$1983
27 km or 17 mi New Rochelle
$1992
27 km or 17 mi Astoria
$2512
27 km or 17 mi New York City
$3563
29 km or 18 mi Mount Vernon
$1952
31 km or 20 mi East Northport
$2098
32 km or 20 mi Eastchester
$1953
34 km or 21 mi Yonkers
$2199
34 km or 21 mi Port Chester
$1945
34 km or 21 mi Cliffside Park
$1934
34 km or 21 mi Fort Lee
$2781
34 km or 21 mi West New York
$2314
35 km or 22 mi Harrison
$1429
35 km or 22 mi Hoboken
$2905
35 km or 22 mi North Bergen
$1951
36 km or 22 mi Union
$1939
36 km or 22 mi Islip
$2431
36 km or 22 mi Greenwich
$2868
38 km or 23 mi Jersey
$2281
38 km or 24 mi Smithtown
$2437
39 km or 24 mi Secaucus
$1939
40 km or 25 mi White Plains
$2597
40 km or 25 mi Teaneck
$1946
40 km or 25 mi Bergenfield
$1937
41 km or 25 mi Greenburgh
$1945
42 km or 26 mi Hackensack
$1946
42 km or 26 mi Bayonne
$2545