Cost of Living in Sault Ste. Marie

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1359
$3119
🛋️ Without rent
$606
$1926
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$752
$1192
🍽️ Food
$449
$1179
🚐 Transport
$42.7
$112
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2711
😀 Quality of life
61
🏙️ Population
73.4K

The average cost of living in Sault Ste. Marie is $1359, which is in the top 34% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 3197th out of 9294 in our global list, 128th out of 153 in Canada, and 41st out of 43 in Ontario.

The median after-tax salary is $2711, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months. Ranked 4786th (TOP 51%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 115th best city to live in Canada, and 33rd most liveable city in Ontario. With an estimated population of 73.4K, Sault Ste. Marie is the 70th largest city in Canada.

✈️ Closest airport13 kmSault Ste Marie Airport
😷 Air qualityExcellent4.6 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank4012Algoma University
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Prices in Sault Ste. Marie

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$47.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.85
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.95
 Cappuccino
$2.83
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.86
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$700
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$554
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1171
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$913
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$62.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.51%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1691
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1272
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.35
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$53.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.91
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.49
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.13
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.78
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.66
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.74
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.94
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.46
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.13
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.93
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.13
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.58
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.91
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.67
🚬 Cigarette pack
$9.49
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.38
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.89
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.44
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.92
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.74
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$68
💇 Haircut, simple
$14.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$56.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$76.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$635
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10570

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