Cost of Living in Medicine Hat | Alberta

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1278
$3075
🛋️ Without rent
$618
$1998
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$659
$1077
🍽️ Food
$450
$1171
🚐 Transport
$51.9
$134
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1773
🏙️ Population
63.3k

The average cost of living in Medicine Hat is $1278, which is in the top 36% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 3284th out of 9294 in our global list, 121st out of 153 in Canada, and 10th out of 10 in the Alberta.

The median after-tax salary is $1773, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.4 months. Ranked 5603rd (TOP 61%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 146th best city to live in Canada, and 10th most liveable city in Alberta. With an estimated population of 63.3k, Medicine Hat is the 75th largest city in Canada.

✈️ Closest airport4 kmMedicine Hat Airport
😷 Air qualityExcellent5 µg/m³
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Prices in Medicine Hat

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$14.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$50.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.84
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.53
☕ Cappuccino
$3.12
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.35

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$585
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$497
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$959
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$869
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$87.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$133
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$57.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.47%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3298
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2569

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.4
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$70.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12.5
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.71

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.18
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.99
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.11
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.2
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.78
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.41
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.02
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.87
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.04
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.13
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.69
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.91
🚬 Cigarette pack
$10.3
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.75
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.58
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.78

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$63.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$64.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$47.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$72.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$857
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$11121