Calgary vs Fresno - Cost of Living Comparison

Calgary Fresno
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1881
$2040
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4575
$5443
🏠 One person rent
$1024
$1284
🏘️ Family rent
$1899
$2879
🍽️ Food expenses
$554
$527
🚐 Transport expenses
$175
$89.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4161
$3840
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
8 km
7 km
🎓 Higher education
54
41
😀 Quality of life
93
78
🏙️ Population
1.24M
542K

The cost of living in Calgary is 8% less expensive than in Fresno. Cities ranked 1847th and 457th ($1881 vs $2040) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 28th and 359th in Canada and the United States, respectively. Check Canada vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Calgary compared to 1.9 months in Fresno. Calgary ranked 5th best city to live in Canada vs Fresno ranked 94th in the United States, while ranked 48th and 458th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Calgary vs Fresno

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Calgary Fresno
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$15.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$66.2
$64.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.63
$7.93
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.47
$5
 Cappuccino
$3.75
$5.28
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.75
$2.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$958
$1245
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$813
$1013
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2064
$2808
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1555
$2509
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$114
$158
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$174
$243
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.2
$66.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.32%
5.19%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3153
$3385
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2857
$1402
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.82
$1.51
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.7
$29.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.6
$16
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$1.62
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$0.98
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$2.1
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.42
$2.75
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.96
$4.03
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$10.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
$12.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.8
$16.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.04
$4.15
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$2
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.8
$3.12
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.95
$3.44
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$1.7
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.48
$1.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
$1.34
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$4.55
$2.3
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.7
$8.42
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.86
$2.85
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12.5
$9.06
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$8.2
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$8.08
$5.31
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.75
$3.39
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.05
$1.72
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$61.3
$32.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$12.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$60.8
$120
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.5
$16.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$57.9
$41.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82
$62.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$930
$1411
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12409
$11998

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Cities near Calgary

Distance City Cost of living
106 km or 66 mi Banff
$1868
137 km or 85 mi Red Deer
$1553
174 km or 108 mi Lethbridge
$1669
248 km or 154 mi Leduc
$1699
265 km or 165 mi Medicine Hat
$1439
278 km or 173 mi Spruce Grove
$1741
279 km or 173 mi Edmonton
$1692
357 km or 222 mi Sandpoint
$1556
402 km or 250 mi Kelowna
$1774
422 km or 262 mi Coeur d'Alene
$1994
426 km or 265 mi Post Falls
$1941
429 km or 266 mi Penticton
$1801
440 km or 273 mi Spokane Valley
$1943
442 km or 275 mi Kamloops
$1529
443 km or 275 mi Great Falls
$1902
452 km or 281 mi Spokane
$1886
466 km or 289 mi Missoula
$1766
517 km or 322 mi Helena
$1813
524 km or 325 mi Saskatoon
$1513
526 km or 327 mi Moscow
$1344
531 km or 330 mi Pullman
$1402
556 km or 345 mi Grande Prairie
$1734
560 km or 348 mi Lewiston
$1610
572 km or 355 mi Butte
$1341
579 km or 360 mi Moses Lake
$1911
600 km or 373 mi Chilliwack
$1872
603 km or 375 mi Moose Jaw
$1638
607 km or 377 mi Wenatchee
$1877
616 km or 382 mi Prince Albert
$1530
630 km or 391 mi Abbotsford
$1579
636 km or 395 mi Whistler
$2493
637 km or 396 mi Walla Walla
$1681
638 km or 396 mi Bozeman
$1971
641 km or 398 mi Maple Ridge
$1914
650 km or 404 mi Langley
$1837
650 km or 404 mi Pasco
$1628
651 km or 405 mi Coquitlam
$2071
654 km or 406 mi Bellingham
$2177
654 km or 406 mi Richland
$1880
655 km or 407 mi Fort McMurray
$1758

Cities near Fresno

Distance City Cost of living
9.3 km or 5.8 mi Clovis
$1953
23 km or 14 mi Sanger
$1944
28 km or 18 mi Selma
$1937
31 km or 19 mi Madera
$1989
37 km or 23 mi Reedley
$1942
44 km or 28 mi Dinuba
$1944
52 km or 32 mi Hanford
$1941
53 km or 33 mi Lemoore
$1936
66 km or 41 mi Visalia
$1713
76 km or 47 mi Tulare
$1947
79 km or 49 mi Corcoran
$2011
84 km or 52 mi Merced
$1722
96 km or 60 mi Atwater
$1936
99 km or 61 mi Los Banos
$1940
105 km or 65 mi Porterville
$1944
123 km or 76 mi Delano
$1948
124 km or 77 mi Turlock
$2014
138 km or 86 mi Ceres
$1942
138 km or 86 mi Wasco
$1941
142 km or 88 mi Patterson
$1941
143 km or 89 mi Soledad
$1947
143 km or 89 mi Hollister
$1947
144 km or 89 mi Sonora
$1941
145 km or 90 mi Modesto
$2034
145 km or 90 mi Oakdale
$1948
147 km or 91 mi Riverbank
$1940
150 km or 93 mi Paso Robles
$2039
161 km or 100 mi Gilroy
$2242
165 km or 102 mi Atascadero
$2101
166 km or 103 mi Salinas
$2196
168 km or 104 mi Bakersfield
$2110
170 km or 106 mi Manteca
$1952
170 km or 106 mi Morgan Hill
$1941
175 km or 109 mi Lathrop
$1944
176 km or 109 mi Watsonville
$3036
179 km or 112 mi Marina
$2653
180 km or 112 mi Tracy
$2277
184 km or 114 mi Seaside
$1800
185 km or 115 mi San Luis Obispo
$2579
188 km or 117 mi Stockton
$2018