Chengdu vs Minneapolis - Cost of Living Comparison

Chengdu Minneapolis
🚶 Cost of living one person
$752
$2029
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2071
$5728
🏠 One person rent
$305
$1201
🏘️ Family rent
$582
$2887
🍽️ Food expenses
$270
$566
🚐 Transport expenses
$89.8
$117
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$824
$4886
😷 Air quality
Bad
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
12 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
92
89
😀 Quality of life
73
89
🏙️ Population
20.9M
430K

The cost of living in Chengdu is 63% less expensive than in Minneapolis. Cities ranked 6241st and 476th ($752 vs $2029) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 63rd and 376th 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 1.1 months in Chengdu compared to 2.4 months in Minneapolis. Chengdu ranked 8th best city to live in China vs Minneapolis ranked 27th in the United States, while ranked 1437th and 126th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chengdu vs Minneapolis

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Chengdu Minneapolis
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.8
$15.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$24.3
$64.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.15
$8.96
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.17
$4.97
 Cappuccino
$4.31
$5.53
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.44
$2.02
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$389
$1438
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$231
$961
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$941
$3652
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$419
$2455
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.9
$85.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.9
$134
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$13.7
$58.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.41%
5.41%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3942
$5877
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2111
$2581
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.3
$2.49
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.5
$85
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$4.85
$16.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.2
$1.23
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.13
$0.83
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.53
$3.35
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
$4.95
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.37
$2.92
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$19.2
$10.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.35
$8.89
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$14.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$6.35
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.84
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
$5.39
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$4.55
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
$2.53
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.84
$2.83
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.43
$1.35
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.29
$2.04
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.3
$13.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
$2.48
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.02
$10
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.36
$8.34
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.51
$5.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$3.68
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.49
$1.89
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.7
$70.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.97
$12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$23.1
$110
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.25
$17
👖 Brand Jeans
$77.6
$40.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$75.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$350
$1654
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18385
$18754

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Distance City Cost of living
38 km or 24 mi Chongzhou
$664
38 km or 24 mi Pengzhou
$668
41 km or 25 mi Guanghan
$662
53 km or 33 mi Shifang
$652
55 km or 34 mi Jianyang
$678
56 km or 35 mi Dujiangyan
$664
60 km or 38 mi Deyang
$724
65 km or 40 mi Qionglai
$662
71 km or 44 mi Meishan
$714
77 km or 48 mi Mianzhu
$657
81 km or 50 mi Ziyang
$710
110 km or 68 mi Mianyang
$566
124 km or 77 mi Leshan
$721
127 km or 79 mi Ya'an
$693
127 km or 79 mi Shehong
$672
131 km or 81 mi Emeishan
$652
139 km or 87 mi Jiangyou
$670
145 km or 90 mi Suining
$720
153 km or 95 mi Neijiang
$785
161 km or 100 mi Zigong
$688
188 km or 117 mi Longchang
$663
193 km or 120 mi Nanchong
$677
208 km or 129 mi Langzhong
$668
219 km or 136 mi Yibin
$731
237 km or 148 mi Luzhou
$737
247 km or 153 mi Guang'an
$722
259 km or 161 mi Guangyuan
$710
261 km or 162 mi Huaying
$650
265 km or 165 mi Chongqing
$725
288 km or 179 mi Bazhong
$721
333 km or 207 mi Dazhou
$719
341 km or 212 mi Longnan
$704
353 km or 220 mi Xichang
$675
372 km or 231 mi Zhaotong
$748
388 km or 241 mi Hanzhong
$720
390 km or 243 mi Renhuai
$665
392 km or 244 mi Bijie
$768
408 km or 253 mi Wanyuan
$653
431 km or 268 mi Zunyi
$733
459 km or 285 mi Liupanshui
$703

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7 km or 4.4 mi Golden Valley
$1943
8.4 km or 5.2 mi St. Louis Park
$1928
9.1 km or 5.7 mi Crystal
$1944
9.2 km or 5.7 mi Roseville
$1946
10 km or 6.2 mi Richfield
$1891
10 km or 6.4 mi Brooklyn Center
$1953
11 km or 6.6 mi New Hope
$1950
11 km or 6.8 mi New Brighton
$1939
12 km or 7.2 mi Fridley
$1951
12 km or 7.3 mi Edina
$1941
14 km or 8.8 mi Brooklyn Park
$1945
14 km or 9 mi Saint Paul
$2193
14 km or 9 mi Shoreview
$1946
15 km or 9.3 mi Plymouth
$1946
15 km or 9.6 mi Coon Rapids
$2285
17 km or 10 mi Bloomington
$1950
18 km or 11 mi Maple Grove
$1948
20 km or 12 mi Minnetonka
$1936
20 km or 12 mi Eagan
$1950
20 km or 12 mi Blaine
$1771
21 km or 13 mi South St. Paul
$1947
21 km or 13 mi Eden Prairie
$1860
22 km or 14 mi Maplewood
$1937
23 km or 14 mi Savage
$1949
23 km or 14 mi Inver Grove Heights
$1950
23 km or 15 mi White Bear Lake
$1947
24 km or 15 mi Burnsville
$1930
24 km or 15 mi Oakdale
$1939
24 km or 15 mi Lino Lakes
$1942
25 km or 15 mi Chanhassen
$1943
25 km or 16 mi Champlin
$1937
27 km or 17 mi Woodbury
$2009
28 km or 17 mi Andover
$2105
28 km or 17 mi Apple Valley
$1787
29 km or 18 mi Shakopee
$1950
29 km or 18 mi Rosemount
$1937
31 km or 19 mi Cottage Grove
$1933
32 km or 20 mi Prior Lake
$1945
34 km or 21 mi Chaska
$1936
34 km or 21 mi Ramsey
$2029