Busan vs Hempstead - Cost of Living Comparison

Busan Hempstead
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1088
$2889
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2908
$5783
🏠 One person rent
$403
$2001
🏘️ Family rent
$702
$2982
🍽️ Food expenses
$422
$637
🚐 Transport expenses
$170
$114
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2076
$4060
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
15 km
🎓 Higher education
75
97
😀 Quality of life
75
77
🏙️ Population
3.45M
793K

The cost of living in Busan is 62% less expensive than in Hempstead. Cities ranked 4506th and 60th ($1088 vs $2889) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 7th and 49th in South Korea and the United States, respectively. Check South Korea vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months in Busan compared to 1.4 months in Hempstead. Busan ranked 12th best city to live in South Korea vs Hempstead ranked 102nd in the United States, while ranked 951st and 673rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Busan Hempstead
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.16
$15
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$16.1
$74.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.26
$7.46
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.22
$5.99
 Cappuccino
$4.47
$4.01
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.37
$2.41
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$392
$1976
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$279
$1811
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$727
$3072
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$512
$2702
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$82
$91
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$127
$140
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$20.1
$65.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.46%
5.03%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9412
$4220
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9108
$3163
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.04
$2.2
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$46
$61.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.1
$13.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.28
$0.9
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.95
$1.01
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.22
$3.68
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.23
$7.76
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.69
$4.48
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.8
$12
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
$22.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$26.6
$13.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.71
$5.38
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.15
$1.51
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.58
$4.43
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.1
$1.66
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.62
$4.39
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.01
$1.66
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.73
$0.99
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.18
$2.17
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.1
$12.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.91
$2.69
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.12
$10.8
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.99
$8.75
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.3
$5.25
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.83
$3.86
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.5
$1.98
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$37.6
$10.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.45
$11.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$28.9
$111
💇 Haircut, simple
$9.69
$17.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$69.3
$43
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.4
$81.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$429
$1093
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$26496
$11107

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$904
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$916
40 km or 25 mi Changwon
$998
46 km or 28 mi Masan
$967
50 km or 31 mi Geoje
$957
51 km or 32 mi Miryang
$946
56 km or 35 mi Ulsan
$1145
63 km or 39 mi Tongyeong
$919
64 km or 40 mi Sacheon
$877
81 km or 50 mi Tsushima Island
$1048
84 km or 52 mi Gyeongsan
$943
85 km or 53 mi Gyeongju
$1253
87 km or 54 mi Jinju
$839
94 km or 58 mi Daegu
$1000
98 km or 61 mi Yeongcheon
$882
102 km or 64 mi Tsushima
$1049
108 km or 67 mi Pohang
$848
123 km or 77 mi Gwangyang
$971
131 km or 82 mi Yeosu
$965
138 km or 86 mi Gumi
$948
141 km or 88 mi Gimcheon
$846
142 km or 88 mi Suncheon
$941
154 km or 96 mi Namwon
$914
162 km or 101 mi Iki
$1049
165 km or 103 mi Andong
$873
166 km or 103 mi Sangju
$979
183 km or 113 mi Mungyeong
$913
189 km or 118 mi Jeonju
$807
193 km or 120 mi Gwangju
$973
195 km or 121 mi Yeongju
$971
198 km or 123 mi Hirado
$1048
199 km or 124 mi Munakata
$1050
199 km or 124 mi Fukutsu
$1051
200 km or 124 mi Okagaki
$1048
201 km or 125 mi Koga
$1049
201 km or 125 mi Shingu
$1046
202 km or 125 mi Itoshima
$1049
202 km or 126 mi Karatsu
$1048
204 km or 127 mi Daejeon
$982
205 km or 127 mi Jeongeup
$914

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Distance City Cost of living
2.2 km or 1.4 mi Uniondale
$2372
4.9 km or 3 mi Rockville Centre
$2011
6.2 km or 3.9 mi Freeport
$2024
6.5 km or 4 mi North Hempstead
$2052
7.4 km or 4.6 mi Merrick
$2017
8.5 km or 5.3 mi Valley Stream
$2020
9.2 km or 5.7 mi Levittown
$2049
11 km or 7.1 mi Oyster Bay
$2398
13 km or 8 mi Massapequa
$2002
14 km or 8.6 mi Long Beach
$2012
18 km or 11 mi Glen Cove
$2011
21 km or 13 mi Lindenhurst
$2012
24 km or 15 mi Huntington
$2047
24 km or 15 mi Babylon
$2034
27 km or 17 mi New Rochelle
$2960
27 km or 17 mi Astoria
$2139
27 km or 17 mi New York City
$3723
29 km or 18 mi Mount Vernon
$2146
31 km or 20 mi East Northport
$2199
32 km or 20 mi Eastchester
$2021
34 km or 21 mi Yonkers
$2221
34 km or 21 mi Port Chester
$2008
34 km or 21 mi Cliffside Park
$2017
34 km or 21 mi Fort Lee
$2611
34 km or 21 mi West New York
$2208
35 km or 22 mi Harrison
$2115
35 km or 22 mi Hoboken
$3115
35 km or 22 mi North Bergen
$2012
36 km or 22 mi Union
$2016
36 km or 22 mi Islip
$2185
36 km or 22 mi Greenwich
$2360
38 km or 23 mi Jersey
$2308
38 km or 24 mi Smithtown
$2404
39 km or 24 mi Secaucus
$2008
40 km or 25 mi White Plains
$2483
40 km or 25 mi Teaneck
$1992
40 km or 25 mi Bergenfield
$2013
41 km or 25 mi Greenburgh
$2013
42 km or 26 mi Hackensack
$2006
42 km or 26 mi Bayonne
$2132