Changchun vs New York City - Cost of Living Comparison

Changchun New York City
🚶 Cost of living one person
$612
$3723
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1710
$8021
🏠 One person rent
$254
$2426
🏘️ Family rent
$500
$3744
🍽️ Food expenses
$217
$752
🚐 Transport expenses
$69.9
$347
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1311
$5796
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
1 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
74
100
😀 Quality of life
58
95
🏙️ Population
9.07M
8.8M

The cost of living in Changchun is 84% less expensive than in New York City. Cities ranked 7487th and 3rd ($612 vs $3723) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 521st and 1st in China and the United States, respectively. Check China vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Changchun compared to 1.6 months in New York City. Changchun ranked 22nd best city to live in China vs New York City ranked 2nd in the United States, while ranked 5546th and 23rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changchun vs New York City

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Changchun New York City
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.32
$20.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$15.9
$84.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.48
$10.9
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.22
$8.05
 Cappuccino
$3.56
$5.2
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.33
$2.76
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$275
$3237
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$186
$2007
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$583
$4220
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$396
$3341
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$30.3
$105
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.1
$160
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.6
$67.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.57%
5.68%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1762
$14208
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5731
$9347
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$2.75
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.36
$129
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.63
$20.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.33
$1.2
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.1
$1.26
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.07
$4.16
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.93
$6.09
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.63
$5.37
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.1
$16.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.15
$17.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$21.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.92
$5.52
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$2.31
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$5.2
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.4
$6.12
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.64
$3.98
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$3.82
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$1.63
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$0.87
$3.14
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.4
$18
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.59
$3.24
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.06
$15
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.03
$9.27
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$7.06
$6.98
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.54
$4.11
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.39
$2.01
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$40
$91
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.36
$18.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.9
$145
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.37
$24.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$26.2
$62.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$62.9
$94.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$293
$2250
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$15343
$25572

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$642
112 km or 69 mi Liaoyuan
$681
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$654
138 km or 86 mi Fuyu
$671
143 km or 89 mi Shuangliao
$657
148 km or 92 mi Yushu
$683
150 km or 93 mi Shulan
$666
157 km or 98 mi Meihekou
$666
162 km or 100 mi Huadian
$659
173 km or 107 mi Jiaohe
$659
178 km or 111 mi Kaiyuan
$662
193 km or 120 mi Da'an
$657
210 km or 131 mi Wuchang
$673
211 km or 131 mi Diaobingshan
$648
211 km or 131 mi Tieling
$719
235 km or 146 mi Harbin
$727
238 km or 148 mi Tongliao
$716
240 km or 149 mi Baishan
$684
248 km or 154 mi Zhaodong
$667
250 km or 155 mi Fushun
$467
250 km or 155 mi Taonan
$658
251 km or 156 mi Dunhua
$657
263 km or 163 mi Shangzhi
$666
267 km or 166 mi Baicheng
$698
271 km or 169 mi Linjiang
$641
274 km or 170 mi Shenyang
$614
279 km or 173 mi Anda
$662
287 km or 178 mi Xinmin
$667
300 km or 187 mi Daqing
$677
313 km or 194 mi Benxi
$686
315 km or 196 mi Dengta
$662
319 km or 198 mi Ji'an
$646
335 km or 208 mi Suihua
$725
337 km or 209 mi Liaoyang
$690
343 km or 213 mi Helong
$647
344 km or 214 mi Ning'an
$657
345 km or 214 mi Ulanhot
$653

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$2139
11 km or 6.8 mi Hoboken
$3115
11 km or 7.1 mi Jersey
$2308
13 km or 8.3 mi Union
$2016
14 km or 8.8 mi West New York
$2208
14 km or 8.9 mi Bayonne
$2132
15 km or 9.6 mi North Bergen
$2012
17 km or 10 mi Secaucus
$2008
17 km or 11 mi Cliffside Park
$2017
18 km or 11 mi Kearny
$2023
20 km or 12 mi Valley Stream
$2020
20 km or 13 mi Fort Lee
$2611
20 km or 13 mi Lyndhurst
$2018
22 km or 14 mi Newark
$1921
23 km or 14 mi Elizabeth
$2027
23 km or 14 mi Belleville
$2025
25 km or 15 mi Hillside
$2008
25 km or 15 mi Long Beach
$2012
25 km or 15 mi Nutley
$2014
25 km or 16 mi East Orange
$1891
25 km or 16 mi Irvington
$2010
26 km or 16 mi Rockville Centre
$2011
26 km or 16 mi Linden
$2022
26 km or 16 mi Hackensack
$2006
26 km or 16 mi Bloomfield
$2093
26 km or 16 mi Teaneck
$1992
26 km or 16 mi Carteret
$2011
26 km or 16 mi Passaic
$2089
27 km or 17 mi Roselle
$2004
27 km or 17 mi Hempstead
$2889
28 km or 17 mi Union Township
$2023
28 km or 18 mi Clifton
$2509
28 km or 18 mi Maplewood
$2017
29 km or 18 mi Montclair
$2265
29 km or 18 mi Bergenfield
$2013
29 km or 18 mi Mount Vernon
$2146
30 km or 18 mi Rahway
$2020
30 km or 18 mi Uniondale
$2372
30 km or 18 mi West Orange
$2015
30 km or 18 mi New Rochelle
$2960