Changsha vs Louisville - Cost of Living Comparison

Changsha Louisville
🚶 Cost of living one person
$828
$1606
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1985
$3706
🏠 One person rent
$413
$877
🏘️ Family rent
$495
$1289
🍽️ Food expenses
$252
$482
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$113
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$810
$3789
😷 Air quality
Bad
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
94
61
😀 Quality of life
54
88
🏙️ Population
10M
760K

The cost of living in Changsha is 48% less expensive than in Louisville. Cities ranked 5988th and 2423rd ($828 vs $1606) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 22nd and 1993rd 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 Louisville. Changsha ranked 31st best city to live in China vs Louisville ranked 31st in the United States, while ranked 5898th and 135th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Changsha vs Louisville

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Changsha Louisville
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.96
$12.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.7
$46.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.19
$8.07
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.11
$4.81
 Cappuccino
$3.56
$4.99
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$1.87
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$496
$854
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$334
$686
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$552
$1277
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$401
$1021
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$31.3
$106
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$47.7
$164
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$15.7
$52
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.61%
5.21%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2269
$3203
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1773
$1174
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$1.81
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26.9
$41.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.04
$18.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.09
$1.09
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$0.67
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.8
$2.43
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$3.7
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.15
$2.52
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
$10.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.91
$7.26
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.6
$12.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.59
$5.06
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$1.56
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$4.68
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$3.93
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$2.17
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.2
$2.54
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$1.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
$1.96
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.3
$12.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.67
$4.39
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.1
$6.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.46
$8.08
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.79
$4.78
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$0.91
$3.3
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.34
$1.49
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.2
$27.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.56
$11.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$21.9
$108
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.28
$14.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$63.5
$41.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.9
$79.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$299
$1012
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$29093
$15481

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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
4.7 km or 2.9 mi Jeffersonville
$1571
6.4 km or 3.9 mi Clarksville
$1952
8 km or 4.9 mi New Albany
$1907
16 km or 10 mi Jeffersontown
$1950
46 km or 29 mi Shelbyville
$1945
50 km or 31 mi Radcliff
$1946
63 km or 39 mi Elizabethtown
$1960
78 km or 48 mi Frankfort
$1400
104 km or 65 mi Georgetown
$1910
107 km or 67 mi Columbus
$1575
111 km or 69 mi Nicholasville
$1942
113 km or 70 mi Lexington
$1761
121 km or 75 mi Bloomington
$1578
126 km or 79 mi Florence
$1627
130 km or 81 mi Independence
$1940
132 km or 82 mi Owensboro
$1549
140 km or 87 mi Franklin
$1951
140 km or 87 mi Richmond
$1469
140 km or 87 mi Winchester
$1953
140 km or 87 mi Covington
$1820
146 km or 91 mi Cincinnati
$1673
154 km or 96 mi Greenwood
$1910
154 km or 96 mi Bowling Green
$1633
159 km or 99 mi Fairfield
$1942
161 km or 100 mi Evansville
$1581
163 km or 101 mi Hamilton
$1957
164 km or 102 mi Oxford
$1948
165 km or 102 mi Somerset
$1899
167 km or 104 mi Henderson
$1943
170 km or 106 mi Plainfield
$1937
171 km or 106 mi Greenfield
$1521
172 km or 107 mi Indianapolis
$1868
173 km or 108 mi Tompkinsville
$1942
175 km or 109 mi Mason
$1941
180 km or 112 mi Lawrence
$1939
183 km or 114 mi Middletown
$1633
185 km or 115 mi Brownsburg
$1949
186 km or 116 mi Lebanon
$1919
190 km or 118 mi Richmond
$1942
190 km or 118 mi Fishers
$1949