Prices in Accra vs Dallas - Cost of Living Comparison

AccraDallas
🚶 Cost of living One person
$856
$1850
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2169
$4238
🏠 One person rent
$414
$1113
🏘️ Family rent
$881
$1822
🍽️ Food Expenses
$282
$439
🚐 Transport Expenses
$99.3
$154
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$322
$4797
🏙️ Population
2.29M
1.2M

The cost of living in Accra is 54% less expensive than in Dallas. Cities ranked 5773rd and 470th ($856 vs $1850) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 339th in Ghana and the United States, respectively. Check Ghana vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months in Accra compared to 2.6 months in Dallas. Accra ranked 1st best city to live in Ghana vs Dallas ranked 1st in the United States, while ranked 6318th and 2nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Accra vs Dallas

AccraDallas
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.61
$12.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.1
$44.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.24
$8.07
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
$5.03
☕ Cappuccino
$2.55
$4.55
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$1.94
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$639
$1267
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$250
$880
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1510
$2256
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$584
$1451
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$45.4
$97.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71
$151
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$41.2
$58.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
27.23%
4.09%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1720
$2833
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1313
$1540
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.87
$2.98
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$33.4
$81.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.16
$14.4
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$0.61
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.97
$0.75
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.98
$2.34
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
$2.77
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2
$2.19
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.4
$8.65
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
$8.66
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.55
$10.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$2.96
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$1.35
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
$2.72
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
$3.02
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
$1.75
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
$1.92
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
$0.99
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$1.73
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.31
$12.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
$3.38
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.06
$6.96
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.36
$6.91
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.91
$5.21
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$3.95
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.09
$1.9
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.3
$39.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$12.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
$109
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.88
$19.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$25.7
$44
👟 Brand Sneakers
$39.3
$80.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$176
$973
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5676
$16357

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$457
20 km or 12 miTema
$875
56 km or 35 miKoforidua
$672
134 km or 83 miHo
$632
167 km or 104 miLome
$650
171 km or 106 miKpalime
$602
178 km or 111 miObuasi
$634
187 km or 116 miHohoe
$656
191 km or 119 miSekondi-Takoradi
$664
198 km or 123 miKumasi
$597
258 km or 161 miAtakpame
$601
298 km or 185 miAbomey
$586
300 km or 187 miCotonou
$674
325 km or 202 miPorto-Novo
$619
354 km or 220 miSotouboua
$601
387 km or 240 miAbengourou
$842
395 km or 246 miGrand-Bassam
$657
400 km or 249 miSave
$587
403 km or 250 miSokode
$601
408 km or 253 miLagos
$1036
426 km or 265 miAbidjan
$1043
427 km or 265 miAbeokuta
$648
429 km or 267 miTamale
$496
447 km or 278 miAgboville
$840
464 km or 288 miKara
$571
465 km or 289 miDabou
$839
495 km or 308 miIbadan
$932
518 km or 322 miOyo
$706
565 km or 351 miIfe
$628
573 km or 356 miDivo
$841
577 km or 359 miOsogbo
$544
579 km or 359 miYamoussoukro
$1096
583 km or 362 miBouake
$986
614 km or 381 miIlorin
$739
622 km or 387 miAkure
$648
637 km or 396 miAdo Ekiti
$695
638 km or 397 miGagnoa
$839
646 km or 402 miLeo
$768
646 km or 402 miBenin
$858
657 km or 408 miWarri
$617

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DistanceCityCost of living
8 km or 5 miUniversity Park
$1747
14 km or 8.5 miIrving
$1639
18 km or 11 miDuncanville
$1747
18 km or 11 miFarmers Branch
$1756
19 km or 12 miMesquite
$1519
19 km or 12 miBalch Springs
$1581
20 km or 12 miLancaster
$1747
21 km or 13 miDeSoto
$1754
21 km or 13 miGrand Prairie
$1774
22 km or 13 miGarland
$1572
22 km or 14 miRichardson
$1758
25 km or 15 miCarrollton
$1752
25 km or 15 miCedar Hill
$1749
27 km or 17 miCoppell
$1744
28 km or 17 miEuless
$1743
28 km or 18 miRowlett
$1751
30 km or 19 miSachse
$1749
30 km or 19 miArlington
$1478
31 km or 19 miPlano
$1760
31 km or 19 miGrapevine
$1937
32 km or 20 miBedford
$1750
32 km or 20 miForney
$1743
34 km or 21 miColleyville
$1745
34 km or 21 miLewisville
$1545
35 km or 22 miHurst
$1749
35 km or 22 miThe Colony
$1758
36 km or 22 miRockwall
$1240
37 km or 23 miSouthlake
$1756
37 km or 23 miMansfield
$1795
37 km or 23 miMidlothian
$1673
37 km or 23 miWylie
$751
38 km or 23 miFlower Mound
$1754
38 km or 24 miAllen
$1483
39 km or 24 miNorth Richland Hills
$1759
40 km or 25 miFrisco
$1926
42 km or 26 miWaxahachie
$1754
42 km or 26 miWatauga
$1758
43 km or 27 miKeller
$1763
43 km or 27 miHaltom
$1748
44 km or 28 miLittle Elm
$1748