Cost of Living in Kingston, Ontario

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1573
$3598
🛋️ Without rent
$636
$2108
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$937
$1490
🍽️ Food
$473
$1233
🚐 Transport
$53.4
$143
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3260
😀 Quality of life
67
🏙️ Population
124K

The average cost of living in Kingston is $1573, which is in the top 27% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2483rd out of 9294 in our global list, 112th out of 153 in Canada, and 34th out of 43 in Ontario.

The median after-tax salary is $3260, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months. Ranked 3660th (TOP 39%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 106th best city to live in Canada, and 31st most liveable city in Ontario. With an estimated population of 124K, Kingston is the 42nd largest city in Canada.

✈️ Closest airport 8 km Kingston Norman Rogers Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 7.8 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 258 Queen's University
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Prices in Kingston

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$11
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.85
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.95
 Cappuccino
$3.67
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.5
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$946
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$741
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1668
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1185
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$97.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$150
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$57.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.11%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$10391
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$10470
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.55
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$57.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.05
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.45
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.99
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.58
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.83
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.98
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.33
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.53
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.95
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.02
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.07
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.88
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.98
🚬 Cigarette pack
$11.6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.31
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.29
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.47
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.83
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$36.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$10.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$67.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$11.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$48
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1027
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12112

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