Amsterdam vs Indianapolis - Cost of Living Comparison

Amsterdam Indianapolis
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2311
$2086
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4982
$4900
🏠 One person rent
$1518
$1214
🏘️ Family rent
$2324
$2053
🍽️ Food expenses
$451
$610
🚐 Transport expenses
$214
$126
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3717
$4547
😷 Air quality
Good
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
94
68
😀 Quality of life
94
89
🏙️ Population
860K
888K

The cost of living in Amsterdam is 11% more expensive than in Indianapolis. Cities ranked 294th and 524th ($2311 vs $2086) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 414th in the Netherlands and the United States, respectively. Check the Netherlands vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Amsterdam compared to 2.2 months in Indianapolis. Amsterdam ranked 2nd best city to live in the Netherlands vs Indianapolis ranked 34th in the United States, while ranked 31st and 144th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Amsterdam vs Indianapolis

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Amsterdam Indianapolis
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$14.8
$17.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$59.5
$77.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.8
$8.43
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.42
$4.99
 Cappuccino
$3.39
$4.18
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.52
$1.72
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1468
$1218
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1272
$950
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2516
$2493
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1909
$1587
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$160
$138
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$247
$213
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$46.3
$71.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.58%
5.49%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$8970
$2267
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5663
$1293
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.43
$1.74
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$95.2
$59.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$26.7
$15.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.24
$1.02
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.19
$0.84
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.56
$3.11
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.78
$3.9
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.21
$3.53
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$12.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10
$13.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.6
$14.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.34
$5.2
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.71
$2.09
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.67
$5.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
$4.66
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.55
$4.4
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
$3.43
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$1.09
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.94
$2.45
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.71
$14
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.37
$3.03
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.41
$7.59
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.71
$9.27
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.2
$4.84
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.89
$4.24
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.06
$1.97
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.9
$42.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13
$12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$38
$103
💇 Haircut, simple
$26.3
$16.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$76.4
$44.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$91.4
$77.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1599
$1208
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$11361
$16976

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Cities near Amsterdam

Distance City Cost of living
14 km or 8.8 mi Purmerend
$1622
18 km or 11 mi Haarlem
$2226
21 km or 13 mi IJmuiden
$1631
22 km or 14 mi Almere
$1790
25 km or 16 mi Zandvoort
$1910
26 km or 16 mi Hilversum
$1877
26 km or 16 mi Huizen
$1577
35 km or 22 mi Langedijk
$1664
36 km or 22 mi Utrecht
$1887
38 km or 23 mi Leiden
$1921
38 km or 24 mi Oegstgeest
$1588
40 km or 25 mi Zeist
$1686
42 km or 26 mi Lelystad
$1700
48 km or 30 mi Leidschendam
$1531
49 km or 30 mi Harderwijk
$1655
52 km or 32 mi The Hague
$1739
53 km or 33 mi Scheveningen
$1664
55 km or 34 mi Delft
$1578
57 km or 36 mi Dronten
$1659
59 km or 36 mi Rotterdam
$1799
60 km or 37 mi Veenendaal
$1658
61 km or 38 mi Ridderkerk
$1656
64 km or 40 mi Sliedrecht
$1664
64 km or 40 mi Ede
$1570
65 km or 40 mi Elburg
$1660
66 km or 41 mi Tiel
$1555
67 km or 42 mi Zaltbommel
$1661
70 km or 43 mi Wageningen
$1487
72 km or 45 mi Kampen
$1664
75 km or 47 mi Apeldoorn
$1972
76 km or 47 mi Texel
$1657
81 km or 50 mi 's-Hertogenbosch
$1670
82 km or 51 mi Arnhem
$1650
83 km or 51 mi Zwolle
$1492
83 km or 52 mi Zwartewaterland
$1659
86 km or 54 mi Deventer
$1452
89 km or 55 mi Nijmegen
$1735
89 km or 55 mi Sneek
$1657
89 km or 55 mi Breda
$1797
91 km or 57 mi Tilburg
$1755

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Distance City Cost of living
17 km or 11 mi Lawrence
$2024
18 km or 11 mi Greenwood
$1996
22 km or 14 mi Plainfield
$2009
22 km or 14 mi Brownsburg
$2021
23 km or 14 mi Carmel
$2021
24 km or 15 mi Fishers
$2024
29 km or 18 mi Westfield
$2017
32 km or 20 mi Franklin
$2013
33 km or 21 mi Greenfield
$1457
33 km or 21 mi Noblesville
$2024
55 km or 34 mi Anderson
$1553
65 km or 41 mi Columbus
$1735
75 km or 46 mi Bloomington
$1733
79 km or 49 mi Kokomo
$1522
81 km or 50 mi Muncie
$1631
95 km or 59 mi Lafayette
$1625
96 km or 60 mi Marion
$2016
99 km or 61 mi West Lafayette
$1610
108 km or 67 mi Richmond
$2008
111 km or 69 mi Terre Haute
$1554
124 km or 77 mi Oxford
$2013
132 km or 82 mi Danville
$2020
143 km or 89 mi Hamilton
$1928
147 km or 91 mi Fairfield
$2027
155 km or 97 mi Middletown
$1441
156 km or 97 mi Florence
$1703
159 km or 99 mi Cincinnati
$1897
160 km or 99 mi Trotwood
$2014
162 km or 101 mi Covington
$2031
165 km or 102 mi Mason
$2024
165 km or 103 mi Clarksville
$2015
166 km or 103 mi Independence
$2010
166 km or 103 mi New Albany
$1987
167 km or 104 mi Dayton
$1561
168 km or 104 mi Jeffersonville
$1580
168 km or 104 mi Piqua
$2011
169 km or 105 mi Troy
$2010
169 km or 105 mi Fort Wayne
$1454
171 km or 106 mi Lebanon
$1754
172 km or 107 mi Kettering
$2018