Chennai vs Kansas - Cost of Living Comparison

Chennai Kansas
🚶 Cost of living one person
$425
$1716
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1030
$4245
🏠 One person rent
$162
$977
🏘️ Family rent
$296
$1856
🍽️ Food expenses
$162
$491
🚐 Transport expenses
$63.2
$90
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$568
$4161
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
77
63
😀 Quality of life
67
88
🏙️ Population
10.3M
489K

The cost of living in Chennai is 75% less expensive than in Kansas. Cities ranked 8684th and 2149th ($425 vs $1716) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 26th and 1897th in India and the United States, respectively. Check India vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months in Chennai compared to 2.4 months in Kansas. Chennai ranked 2nd best city to live in India vs Kansas ranked 37th in the United States, while ranked 3652nd and 154th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chennai vs Kansas

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Chennai Kansas
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.21
$15.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.1
$53.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.6
$9.07
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$5.32
 Cappuccino
$1.88
$5.35
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.42
$2.24
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$182
$1004
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$112
$720
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$362
$2153
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$216
$1434
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.9
$140
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.3
$217
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$8.78
$61.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.62%
5.41%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2011
$3312
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$686
$825
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
$1.49
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.4
$50.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.71
$14.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$1.11
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$0.98
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.49
$2.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$2.51
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.86
$2.71
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.66
$10.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.78
$7.88
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.84
$11.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.54
$3.66
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$1.66
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$2.75
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.51
$4
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$1.98
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$2.28
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
$1.1
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.12
$2.26
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.36
$16
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$2.5
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.75
$6.54
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$0.97
$8.16
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.63
$5.25
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.92
$3.4
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.77
$1.75
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.4
$44
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.67
$10.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.1
$124
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.93
$20.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.5
$51.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$40.3
$96.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$71.7
$686
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1266
$16793

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Distance City Cost of living
111 km or 69 mi Tirupati
$474
124 km or 77 mi Vellore
$277
125 km or 78 mi Chittoor
$341
138 km or 85 mi Pondicherry
$328
153 km or 95 mi Nellore
$273
159 km or 99 mi Cuddalore
$337
198 km or 123 mi Madanapalle
$336
219 km or 136 mi Kadapa
$344
260 km or 162 mi Proddatur
$337
269 km or 167 mi Ongole
$338
279 km or 173 mi Salem
$351
282 km or 175 mi Thanjavur
$333
290 km or 180 mi Bangalore
$480
304 km or 189 mi Chirala
$335
305 km or 189 mi Tiruchirappalli
$335
312 km or 194 mi Hindupur
$335
328 km or 204 mi Nandyal
$348
338 km or 210 mi Anantapur
$339
339 km or 211 mi Erode
$278
344 km or 214 mi Tumkur
$301
353 km or 219 mi Tenali
$271
354 km or 220 mi Machilipatnam
$282
357 km or 222 mi Guntur
$294
361 km or 224 mi Tiruppur
$340
383 km or 238 mi Vijayawada
$424
388 km or 241 mi Kurnool
$348
396 km or 246 mi Dindigul
$338
402 km or 250 mi Mysore
$345
411 km or 256 mi Eluru
$329
423 km or 263 mi Madurai
$361
428 km or 266 mi Coimbatore
$360
428 km or 266 mi Adoni
$346
453 km or 282 mi Nalgonda
$333
462 km or 287 mi Rajahmundry
$297
463 km or 288 mi Khammam
$277
474 km or 294 mi Mahbubnagar
$336
476 km or 296 mi Kakinada
$350
482 km or 300 mi Hospet
$339
494 km or 307 mi Davanagere
$282
509 km or 317 mi Malappuram
$263

Cities near Kansas

Distance City Cost of living
8.1 km or 5 mi Prairie Village
$1946
10 km or 6.3 mi Kansas City
$1961
12 km or 7.4 mi Raytown
$1948
15 km or 9.2 mi Leawood
$1816
15 km or 9.2 mi Overland Park
$1845
15 km or 9.2 mi Independence
$1454
16 km or 10 mi Shawnee
$1946
18 km or 11 mi Lenexa
$1938
18 km or 11 mi Gladstone
$1938
19 km or 12 mi Grandview
$1928
23 km or 14 mi Lee's Summit
$1955
25 km or 16 mi Liberty
$1865
26 km or 16 mi Belton
$2067
27 km or 17 mi Olathe
$1958
27 km or 17 mi Blue Springs
$1948
39 km or 24 mi Gardner
$1935
41 km or 26 mi Leavenworth
$2026
57 km or 35 mi Lawrence
$1506
82 km or 51 mi St. Joseph
$1941
95 km or 59 mi Topeka
$1630
123 km or 77 mi Sedalia
$1927
156 km or 97 mi Emporia
$1168
174 km or 108 mi Manhattan
$1590
183 km or 113 mi Pittsburg
$1947
195 km or 121 mi Columbia
$1740
195 km or 121 mi Junction
$1967
215 km or 134 mi Jefferson
$1428
219 km or 136 mi Joplin
$1437
235 km or 146 mi Springfield
$1373
250 km or 155 mi Nixa
$1943
261 km or 162 mi Bellevue
$1961
263 km or 163 mi Salina
$1870
265 km or 165 mi Lincoln
$1366
265 km or 165 mi Newton
$1938
268 km or 167 mi Council Bluffs
$1942
275 km or 171 mi Omaha
$1614
283 km or 176 mi Bartlesville
$1964
284 km or 176 mi Wichita
$1559
286 km or 178 mi Ottumwa
$1499
287 km or 178 mi Derby
$1943