Castries vs New York City - Cost of Living Comparison

Castries New York City
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1031
$3563
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2620
$7275
🏠 One person rent
$388
$2283
🏘️ Family rent
$786
$3047
🍽️ Food expenses
$456
$701
🚐 Transport expenses
$81.8
$378
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$985
$6526
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
1 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
3
100
😀 Quality of life
41
96
🏙️ Population
70K
8.4M

The cost of living in Castries is 71% less expensive than in New York City. Cities ranked 4537th and 2nd ($1031 vs $3563) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 1st in Saint Lucia and the United States, respectively. Check Saint Lucia vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months in Castries compared to 1.8 months in New York City. Castries ranked 1st best city to live in Saint Lucia vs New York City ranked 1st in the United States, while ranked 6983rd and 13th among best cities to live in the world.

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Castries New York City
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.32
$19.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$63.3
$82
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.75
$10.4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.02
$8.01
 Cappuccino
$2.49
$5.03
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.08
$2.51
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$429
$2914
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$243
$1930
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$937
$4179
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$586
$2505
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.6
$98.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$63.6
$149
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$66.2
$58.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.29%
5.2%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1454
$15476
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1017
$9160
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.93
$2.75
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$36.3
$129
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$39.3
$24.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.65
$1.25
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$3.09
$1.23
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.05
$3.47
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.78
$5.08
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.43
$4.11
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.56
$17.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$15.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14
$20.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.68
$4.28
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.91
$2.66
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.46
$5
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.86
$5.19
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.56
$3.21
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$3.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$1.6
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.2
$2.61
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.1
$18.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.42
$4.04
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.79
$14.6
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.14
$8.11
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.09
$7.92
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.15
$5.28
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$4.23
$2.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.2
$83.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$17.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45
$161
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.44
$24.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$69.8
$55.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$110
$92.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$170
$2234
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1853
$23587

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Distance City Cost of living
32 km or 20 mi Vieux Fort
$1095
66 km or 41 mi Fort-de-France
$1181
83 km or 51 mi Georgetown
$845
98 km or 61 mi Kingstown
$866
149 km or 93 mi Roseau
$943
172 km or 107 mi Holetown
$1268
180 km or 112 mi Bridgetown
$1262
181 km or 112 mi Portsmouth
$1233
222 km or 138 mi Grenville
$1000
234 km or 146 mi St. George's
$1018
234 km or 146 mi Basse-Terre
$1203
249 km or 155 mi Sainte-Anne
$1210
250 km or 156 mi Petit-Bourg
$1207
257 km or 160 mi Les Abymes
$1210
259 km or 161 mi Baie-Mahault
$1211
260 km or 162 mi Le Moule
$1208
316 km or 196 mi Scarborough
$1100
348 km or 216 mi All Saints
$1548
357 km or 222 mi St. John's
$1546
377 km or 234 mi Port of Spain
$1002
378 km or 235 mi San Juan
$908
392 km or 244 mi Chaguanas
$973
410 km or 255 mi Basseterre
$1177
415 km or 258 mi Cayon
$1221
418 km or 260 mi San Fernando
$928
445 km or 277 mi Carupano
$691
456 km or 283 mi La Asuncion
$682
461 km or 286 mi Porlamar
$589
497 km or 309 mi Philipsburg
$1845
526 km or 327 mi Cumana
$707
532 km or 330 mi Maturin
$980
563 km or 350 mi Tucupita
$679
577 km or 358 mi Saint Croix
$2457
578 km or 359 mi Puerto la Cruz
$749
586 km or 364 mi Lecheria
$688
590 km or 367 mi Barcelona
$701
626 km or 389 mi Road Town
$2248
635 km or 395 mi Anaco
$697
640 km or 398 mi Cantaura
$681
641 km or 399 mi Charlotte Amalie
$2366

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11 km or 6.6 mi Astoria
$2512
11 km or 6.8 mi Hoboken
$2905
11 km or 7.1 mi Jersey
$2281
13 km or 8.3 mi Union
$1939
14 km or 8.8 mi West New York
$2314
14 km or 8.9 mi Bayonne
$2545
15 km or 9.6 mi North Bergen
$1951
17 km or 10 mi Secaucus
$1939
17 km or 11 mi Cliffside Park
$1934
18 km or 11 mi Kearny
$1941
20 km or 12 mi Valley Stream
$1943
20 km or 13 mi Fort Lee
$2781
20 km or 13 mi Lyndhurst
$1935
22 km or 14 mi Newark
$1956
23 km or 14 mi Elizabeth
$1942
23 km or 14 mi Belleville
$1941
25 km or 15 mi Hillside
$1935
25 km or 15 mi Long Beach
$1946
25 km or 15 mi Nutley
$1944
25 km or 16 mi East Orange
$1929
25 km or 16 mi Irvington
$1942
26 km or 16 mi Rockville Centre
$1946
26 km or 16 mi Linden
$1941
26 km or 16 mi Hackensack
$1946
26 km or 16 mi Bloomfield
$2026
26 km or 16 mi Teaneck
$1946
26 km or 16 mi Carteret
$1939
26 km or 16 mi Passaic
$2343
27 km or 17 mi Roselle
$1933
27 km or 17 mi Hempstead
$2665
28 km or 17 mi Union Township
$1936
28 km or 18 mi Clifton
$2324
28 km or 18 mi Maplewood
$1947
29 km or 18 mi Montclair
$1982
29 km or 18 mi Bergenfield
$1937
29 km or 18 mi Mount Vernon
$1952
30 km or 18 mi Rahway
$1941
30 km or 18 mi Uniondale
$1931
30 km or 18 mi West Orange
$1952
30 km or 18 mi New Rochelle
$1992