Castries vs Oakland - Cost of Living Comparison

Castries Oakland
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1031
$3240
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2620
$6758
🏠 One person rent
$388
$2214
🏘️ Family rent
$786
$3228
🍽️ Food expenses
$456
$691
🚐 Transport expenses
$81.8
$140
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$985
$7098
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
1 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
3
97
😀 Quality of life
41
92
🏙️ Population
70K
391K

The cost of living in Castries is 68% less expensive than in Oakland. Cities ranked 4537th and 13th ($1031 vs $3240) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 9th 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 2.2 months in Oakland. Castries ranked 1st best city to live in Saint Lucia vs Oakland ranked 7th in the United States, while ranked 6983rd and 55th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Castries vs Oakland

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Castries Oakland
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.32
$16.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$63.3
$95.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.75
$8.97
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.02
$6.98
 Cappuccino
$2.49
$4.72
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.08
$2.3
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$429
$2064
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$243
$1947
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$937
$4615
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$586
$2451
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.6
$182
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$63.6
$283
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$66.2
$60.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.29%
5.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1454
$8157
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1017
$6115
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.93
$2.74
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$36.3
$95.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$39.3
$22.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.65
$1.63
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$3.09
$1.17
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.05
$3.97
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.78
$5.11
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.43
$5.28
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.56
$18.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$14.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14
$18.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.68
$5.76
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.91
$2.37
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.46
$3.72
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.86
$6.02
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.56
$3.65
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$3.56
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$1.45
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.2
$2.58
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.1
$12.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.42
$4.03
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.79
$11.4
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.14
$10.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.09
$5.01
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.15
$4.92
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$4.23
$2.22
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.2
$76.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.65
$13.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$45
$166
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.44
$24.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$69.8
$54.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$110
$97
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$170
$1950
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1853
$22763

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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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Distance City Cost of living
4.1 km or 2.5 mi Alameda
$3038
8 km or 5 mi Berkeley
$2751
11 km or 6.5 mi Albany
$1949
12 km or 7.3 mi San Leandro
$2188
14 km or 8.7 mi El Cerrito
$1939
15 km or 9.2 mi San Francisco
$3415
15 km or 9.3 mi Lafayette
$1933
17 km or 11 mi San Lorenzo
$1813
17 km or 11 mi Richmond
$1948
19 km or 12 mi Castro Valley
$2595
20 km or 12 mi San Pablo
$1938
20 km or 12 mi Walnut Creek
$2869
21 km or 13 mi Hayward
$2691
22 km or 14 mi Danville
$2146
22 km or 14 mi South San Francisco
$1954
23 km or 14 mi Daly
$1938
24 km or 15 mi Pleasant Hill
$1850
24 km or 15 mi San Ramon
$2142
24 km or 15 mi Hercules
$1937
25 km or 15 mi San Bruno
$1935
26 km or 16 mi Millbrae
$1951
26 km or 16 mi Burlingame
$1941
26 km or 16 mi Martinez
$2202
28 km or 17 mi Concord
$2695
28 km or 17 mi Foster
$2122
28 km or 17 mi San Mateo
$3397
29 km or 18 mi Pacifica
$1944
29 km or 18 mi Union
$1945
30 km or 19 mi Benicia
$1937
31 km or 19 mi Dublin
$1943
31 km or 19 mi San Rafael
$2631
32 km or 20 mi Belmont
$2736
33 km or 21 mi San Carlos
$1935
34 km or 21 mi Vallejo
$2763
35 km or 22 mi Newark
$1951
35 km or 22 mi Pleasanton
$3108
35 km or 22 mi Redwood
$3431
37 km or 23 mi Fremont
$2940
38 km or 24 mi East Palo Alto
$1946
39 km or 24 mi Menlo Park
$1942