Cost of Living in Sarnia

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1431
$3331
🛋️ Without rent
$637
$2042
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$793
$1289
🍽️ Food
$466
$1212
🚐 Transport
$59.5
$161
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2025
🏙️ Population
75K

The average cost of living in Sarnia is $1431, which is in the top 32% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2973rd out of 9294 in our global list, 115th out of 153 in Canada, and 36th out of 43 in Ontario.

The median after-tax salary is $2025, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.4 months. Ranked 4758th (TOP 52%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 122nd best city to live in Canada, and 35th most liveable city in Ontario. With an estimated population of 75K, Sarnia is the 68th largest city in Canada.

✈️ Closest airport8 kmChris Hadfield Airport
😷 Air qualityExcellent7.2 µg/m³
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Prices in Sarnia

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$10.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$53.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.31
☕ Cappuccino
$3.67
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.96

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$792
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$619
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1279
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1056
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$88.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$137
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$50.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.15%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3034
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3010

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.4
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$57.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.91

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.03
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.61
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.6
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.83
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.62
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.01
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.53
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.86
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.87
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.68
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.53
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.95
🚬 Cigarette pack
$9.86
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.13
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.72
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.63
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.04

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$10.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$68
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$48
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$783
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10661