Chennai vs Louisville - Cost of Living Comparison

Chennai Louisville
🚶 Cost of living one person
$425
$1606
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1030
$3706
🏠 One person rent
$162
$877
🏘️ Family rent
$296
$1289
🍽️ Food expenses
$162
$482
🚐 Transport expenses
$63.2
$113
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$568
$3789
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
16 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
77
61
😀 Quality of life
67
88
🏙️ Population
10.3M
760K

The cost of living in Chennai is 74% less expensive than in Louisville. Cities ranked 8684th and 2423rd ($425 vs $1606) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 26th and 1993rd 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 Louisville. Chennai ranked 2nd best city to live in India vs Louisville ranked 31st in the United States, while ranked 3652nd and 135th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Chennai vs Louisville

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Chennai Louisville
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.21
$12.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.1
$46.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.6
$8.07
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$4.81
 Cappuccino
$1.88
$4.99
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.42
$1.87
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$182
$854
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$112
$686
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$362
$1277
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$216
$1021
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$26.9
$106
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.3
$164
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$8.78
$52
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
7.62%
5.21%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2011
$3203
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$686
$1174
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.25
$1.81
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$13.4
$41.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.71
$18.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$1.09
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
$0.67
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.49
$2.43
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$3.7
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.86
$2.52
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.66
$10.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.78
$7.26
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.84
$12.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.54
$5.06
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$1.56
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$4.68
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.51
$3.93
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.47
$2.17
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$2.54
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.24
$1.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.12
$1.96
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.36
$12.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.95
$4.39
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.75
$6.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$0.97
$8.08
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.63
$4.78
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.92
$3.3
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.77
$1.49
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$16.4
$27.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.67
$11.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$13.1
$108
💇 Haircut, simple
$2.93
$14.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$27.5
$41.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$40.3
$79.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$71.7
$1012
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1266
$15481

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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

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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