Calgary vs Las Vegas - Cost of Living Comparison

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Calgary Las Vegas
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2111
$2421
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4842
$5493
🏠 One person rent
$1206
$1488
🏘️ Family rent
$1949
$2592
🍽️ Food expenses
$582
$621
🚐 Transport expenses
$188
$152
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3521
$3930
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
8 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
53
51
😀 Quality of life
91
85
🏙️ Population
1.31M
642K

The cost of living in Calgary is 13% less expensive than in Las Vegas. Cities ranked 1562nd and 812th ($2111 vs $2421) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 33rd and 733rd 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 1.7 months in Calgary compared to 1.6 months in Las Vegas. Calgary ranked 5th best city to live in Canada vs Las Vegas ranked 58th in the United States, while ranked 64th and 237th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Calgary vs Las Vegas

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Calgary Las Vegas
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.2
$20
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$63.7
$74.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.5
$13.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.58
$4.96
 Cappuccino
$3.88
$5.58
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.09
$2.47
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1166
$1369
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$932
$1260
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1999
$2582
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1544
$2251
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$161
$127
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$248
$196
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$66.2
$78.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.4%
6.46%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3924
$3293
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3245
$2366
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.71
$3.04
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$82.3
$62.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.4
$25.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.05
$1.11
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.16
$1.04
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.46
$3.93
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.48
$5.29
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.8
$3.42
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
$12.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.3
$10.7
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.1
$15.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.36
$4.79
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$1.49
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.01
$3.09
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4
$3.3
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
$2.32
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.45
$2.24
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.19
$1.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.43
$3.29
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15
$14.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.84
$1.75
🚬 Cigarette pack
$13.5
$9.24
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.56
$11.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$5.14
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.22
$4.23
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.5
$1.35
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$58.7
$24.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.8
$13.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$65.1
$144
💇 Haircut, simple
$20
$18.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$63
$48.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.8
$80.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$945
$842
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22009
$9001

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Cities near Calgary

Distance City Cost of living
106 km or 66 mi Banff
$1872
137 km or 85 mi Red Deer
$1693
174 km or 108 mi Lethbridge
$1695
248 km or 154 mi Leduc
$1707
265 km or 165 mi Medicine Hat
$1520
278 km or 173 mi Spruce Grove
$1715
279 km or 173 mi Edmonton
$1741
357 km or 222 mi Sandpoint
$2808
402 km or 250 mi Kelowna
$1690
422 km or 262 mi Coeur d'Alene
$2320
426 km or 265 mi Post Falls
$2313
429 km or 266 mi Penticton
$1728
440 km or 273 mi Spokane Valley
$2060
442 km or 275 mi Kamloops
$1872
443 km or 275 mi Great Falls
$2493
452 km or 281 mi Spokane
$2028
466 km or 289 mi Missoula
$1793
517 km or 322 mi Helena
$2031
524 km or 325 mi Saskatoon
$1864
526 km or 327 mi Moscow
$1556
531 km or 330 mi Pullman
$1566
556 km or 345 mi Grande Prairie
$1868
560 km or 348 mi Lewiston
$1771
572 km or 355 mi Butte
$1585
579 km or 360 mi Moses Lake
$1908
600 km or 373 mi Chilliwack
$1795
603 km or 375 mi Moose Jaw
$1275
607 km or 377 mi Wenatchee
$2365
616 km or 382 mi Prince Albert
$1599
630 km or 391 mi Abbotsford
$1987
636 km or 395 mi Whistler
$2389
637 km or 396 mi Walla Walla
$2060
638 km or 396 mi Bozeman
$2278
641 km or 398 mi Maple Ridge
$2236
650 km or 404 mi Langley
$2063
650 km or 404 mi Pasco
$2114
651 km or 405 mi Coquitlam
$2584
654 km or 406 mi Bellingham
$2271
654 km or 406 mi Richland
$1891
655 km or 407 mi Fort McMurray
$1740

Cities near Las Vegas

Distance City Cost of living
6.6 km or 4.1 mi North Las Vegas
$2357
9.9 km or 6.1 mi Paradise
$2421
16 km or 10 mi Enterprise
$2435
18 km or 11 mi Summerlin South
$2374
21 km or 13 mi Henderson
$2671
78 km or 48 mi Pahrump
$2350
127 km or 79 mi Bullhead
$1891
147 km or 91 mi Kingman
$2010
174 km or 108 mi St. George
$2132
181 km or 112 mi Washington
$2147
202 km or 125 mi Lake Havasu
$2135
221 km or 137 mi Barstow
$2643
236 km or 146 mi Ridgecrest
$2727
241 km or 150 mi Twentynine Palms
$2620
249 km or 155 mi Cedar
$2089
254 km or 158 mi Yucca Valley
$2576
263 km or 163 mi Apple Valley
$2560
266 km or 165 mi Victorville
$2421
273 km or 169 mi Adelanto
$2680
275 km or 171 mi Desert Hot Springs
$2445
277 km or 172 mi Hesperia
$2565
289 km or 179 mi Cathedral
$2297
289 km or 180 mi Blythe
$2703
290 km or 180 mi Palm Springs
$2215
290 km or 180 mi Indio
$2531
292 km or 181 mi Coachella
$2675
294 km or 183 mi Palm Desert
$2471
294 km or 183 mi Yucaipa
$2555
295 km or 183 mi Highland
$2659
296 km or 184 mi Banning
$2207
297 km or 184 mi La Quinta
$2531
299 km or 186 mi San Bernardino
$2031
299 km or 186 mi Redlands
$2926
300 km or 186 mi Beaumont
$2387
303 km or 188 mi Prescott
$2271
304 km or 189 mi Loma Linda
$2699
305 km or 190 mi Colton
$3141
306 km or 190 mi Rialto
$2559
310 km or 192 mi Prescott Valley
$2245
312 km or 194 mi Moreno Valley
$2619