Changsha vs Indianapolis - Cost of Living Comparison

Changsha Indianapolis
🚶 Cost of living one person
$828
$1868
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1985
$4189
🏠 One person rent
$413
$1067
🏘️ Family rent
$495
$1635
🍽️ Food expenses
$252
$546
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$118
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$810
$4473
😷 Air quality
Bad
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
94
68
😀 Quality of life
54
89
🏙️ Population
10M
863K

The cost of living in Changsha is 56% less expensive than in Indianapolis. Cities ranked 5988th and 1882nd ($828 vs $1868) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 22nd and 1730th 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 1 months in Changsha compared to 2.4 months in Indianapolis. Changsha ranked 31st best city to live in China vs Indianapolis ranked 26th in the United States, while ranked 5898th and 123rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changsha vs Indianapolis

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Changsha Indianapolis
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.96
$12.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.7
$63.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.19
$7.94
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.11
$5.41
 Cappuccino
$3.56
$4.83
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$1.57
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$496
$1157
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$334
$832
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$552
$2100
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$401
$1232
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.3
$115
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.7
$175
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.7
$54.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.61%
5.45%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2269
$2761
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1773
$937
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$1.74
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26.9
$49
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.04
$16.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.09
$1.16
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$0.81
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.8
$2.41
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$2.62
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.15
$3.18
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
$17.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.91
$12.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.6
$14.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.59
$4.3
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$1.81
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$4.55
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$4.27
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$2.67
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$2.58
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$1.08
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$2.4
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.3
$13.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.67
$4.72
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.1
$7.93
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.46
$9.26
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.79
$5.29
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.91
$4.18
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$1.82
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.2
$37.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.56
$12.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$21.9
$104
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.28
$16
👖 Brand Jeans
$63.5
$45.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.9
$73.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$299
$924
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$29093
$12969

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Distance City Cost of living
40 km or 25 mi Xiangtan
$708
43 km or 27 mi Ningxiang
$683
43 km or 27 mi Zhuzhou
$820
76 km or 47 mi Yiyang
$739
79 km or 49 mi Liling
$676
107 km or 66 mi Pingxiang
$696
108 km or 67 mi Loudi
$733
131 km or 81 mi Yueyang
$749
140 km or 87 mi Lianyuan
$682
145 km or 90 mi Yichun
$747
149 km or 93 mi Linxiang
$661
150 km or 93 mi Hengyang
$678
157 km or 97 mi Changde
$770
162 km or 101 mi Lengshuijiang
$651
178 km or 111 mi Shishou
$661
182 km or 113 mi Shaoyang
$767
186 km or 116 mi Honghu
$669
192 km or 119 mi Jinshi
$643
197 km or 122 mi Xinyu
$680
198 km or 123 mi Chibi
$657
225 km or 140 mi Xianning
$711
231 km or 144 mi Ji'an
$747
237 km or 147 mi Yongzhou
$751
246 km or 153 mi Xiantao
$638
247 km or 153 mi Jingzhou
$693
249 km or 155 mi Songzi
$669
264 km or 164 mi Zhangjiajie
$690
267 km or 166 mi Chenzhou
$815
285 km or 177 mi Yidu
$653
285 km or 177 mi Hanchuan
$677
287 km or 178 mi Daye
$671
290 km or 180 mi Nanchang
$665
295 km or 183 mi Wuhan
$639
299 km or 186 mi Huangshi
$705
305 km or 189 mi Huaihua
$739
307 km or 191 mi Ezhou
$678
311 km or 193 mi Yingcheng
$662
311 km or 193 mi Huanggang
$763
311 km or 193 mi Wuxue
$664
314 km or 195 mi Dangyang
$661

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Distance City Cost of living
17 km or 11 mi Lawrence
$1939
18 km or 11 mi Greenwood
$1910
22 km or 14 mi Plainfield
$1937
22 km or 14 mi Brownsburg
$1949
23 km or 14 mi Carmel
$1936
24 km or 15 mi Fishers
$1949
29 km or 18 mi Westfield
$1940
32 km or 20 mi Franklin
$1951
33 km or 21 mi Greenfield
$1521
33 km or 21 mi Noblesville
$1940
55 km or 34 mi Anderson
$1671
65 km or 41 mi Columbus
$1575
75 km or 46 mi Bloomington
$1578
79 km or 49 mi Kokomo
$1527
81 km or 50 mi Muncie
$1440
95 km or 59 mi Lafayette
$1609
96 km or 60 mi Marion
$1940
99 km or 61 mi West Lafayette
$1492
108 km or 67 mi Richmond
$1942
111 km or 69 mi Terre Haute
$1532
124 km or 77 mi Oxford
$1948
132 km or 82 mi Danville
$1947
143 km or 89 mi Hamilton
$1957
147 km or 91 mi Fairfield
$1942
155 km or 97 mi Middletown
$1633
156 km or 97 mi Florence
$1627
159 km or 99 mi Cincinnati
$1673
160 km or 99 mi Trotwood
$1943
162 km or 101 mi Covington
$1820
165 km or 102 mi Mason
$1941
165 km or 103 mi Clarksville
$1952
166 km or 103 mi Independence
$1940
166 km or 103 mi New Albany
$1907
167 km or 104 mi Dayton
$1593
168 km or 104 mi Jeffersonville
$1571
168 km or 104 mi Piqua
$1936
169 km or 105 mi Troy
$1950
169 km or 105 mi Fort Wayne
$1382
171 km or 106 mi Lebanon
$1919
172 km or 107 mi Kettering
$1951