Cheonan vs Cheongju - Cost of Living Comparison

Cheonan Cheongju
🚶 Cost of living one person
$930
$880
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2325
$2334
🏠 One person rent
$404
$293
🏘️ Family rent
$650
$516
🍽️ Food expenses
$352
$388
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$109
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1518
$1689
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
64
71
😀 Quality of life
66
68
🏙️ Population
652K
833K

The cost of living in Cheonan is 6% more expensive than in Cheongju. Cities ranked 5616th and 5804th ($930 vs $880) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 39th and 75th in South Korea.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Cheonan compared to 1.9 months in Cheongju. Ranked 51st vs 37th best cities to live in South Korea, and 3761st vs 2903rd among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cheonan vs Cheongju

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Cheonan Cheongju
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.72
$5.74
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.7
$23.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.11
$3.36
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.03
$3.06
 Cappuccino
$3.32
$3.52
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.06
$1.27
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$414
$207
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$278
$171
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$685
$470
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$458
$320
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$88.9
$95.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$137
$147
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10.2
$19.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.53%
3.51%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6901
$6961
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4581
$4066
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.03
$1.31
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$60.7
$76.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.37
$7.47
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
$1.26
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.77
$1.52
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.06
$2.41
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
$3.86
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.8
$2.58
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.47
$17.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.78
$4.78
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$30.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.87
$5.92
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.98
$3.01
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.38
$3.84
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.42
$3.45
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$3.99
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$3.07
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.66
$0.53
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.39
$2.39
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.77
$16.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$1.87
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.41
$3.47
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.9
$4.89
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.87
$4.97
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.4
$2.39
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.88
$1.87
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.7
$51.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.42
$8.43
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.8
$30.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.47
$7.56
👖 Brand Jeans
$59.8
$59.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.5
$74.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$321
$320
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18731
$18587

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Cities near Cheonan

Distance City Cost of living
22 km or 13 mi Pyeongtaek
$809
25 km or 16 mi Anseong
$912
35 km or 22 mi Cheongju
$880
37 km or 23 mi Sejong
$928
38 km or 24 mi Osan
$912
39 km or 24 mi Gongju
$939
48 km or 30 mi Dangjin
$904
48 km or 30 mi Yongin
$1049
55 km or 34 mi Daejeon
$944
55 km or 34 mi Suwon
$977
55 km or 34 mi Asan
$927
56 km or 35 mi Hwaseong
$965
59 km or 36 mi Icheon
$979
60 km or 37 mi Gyeryong
$896
62 km or 39 mi Uiwang
$901
62 km or 39 mi Seosan
$872
65 km or 40 mi Ansan
$921
65 km or 40 mi Gunpo
$975
67 km or 42 mi Nonsan
$928
68 km or 42 mi Gwangju
$927
68 km or 42 mi Siheung
$945
68 km or 42 mi Anyang
$1102
69 km or 43 mi Yeoju
$902
70 km or 44 mi Seongnam
$1022
71 km or 44 mi Gwacheon
$897
71 km or 44 mi Boryeong
$946
72 km or 45 mi Chungju
$1004
79 km or 49 mi Gwangmyeong
$928
82 km or 51 mi Hanam
$906
84 km or 52 mi Bucheon
$1121
86 km or 53 mi Incheon
$1002
87 km or 54 mi Seoul
$1460
88 km or 54 mi Guri
$906
91 km or 56 mi Wonju
$857
92 km or 57 mi Namyangju
$970
96 km or 60 mi Mungyeong
$897
98 km or 61 mi Iksan
$925
99 km or 61 mi Goyang
$1002
99 km or 61 mi Gimpo
$979
100 km or 62 mi Sangju
$981

Cities near Cheongju

Distance City Cost of living
25 km or 16 mi Sejong
$928
33 km or 21 mi Daejeon
$944
35 km or 22 mi Cheonan
$930
38 km or 24 mi Gongju
$939
45 km or 28 mi Anseong
$912
46 km or 28 mi Gyeryong
$896
53 km or 33 mi Pyeongtaek
$809
54 km or 34 mi Chungju
$1004
60 km or 37 mi Nonsan
$928
60 km or 38 mi Asan
$927
64 km or 40 mi Mungyeong
$897
65 km or 40 mi Sangju
$981
68 km or 42 mi Osan
$912
71 km or 44 mi Yongin
$1049
72 km or 44 mi Icheon
$979
74 km or 46 mi Yeoju
$902
80 km or 50 mi Gimcheon
$925
82 km or 51 mi Dangjin
$904
84 km or 52 mi Suwon
$977
85 km or 53 mi Jecheon
$932
85 km or 53 mi Boryeong
$946
87 km or 54 mi Wonju
$857
88 km or 55 mi Gwangju
$927
90 km or 56 mi Hwaseong
$965
91 km or 56 mi Gumi
$951
91 km or 56 mi Iksan
$925
91 km or 57 mi Uiwang
$901
93 km or 58 mi Siheung
$945
94 km or 58 mi Seosan
$872
94 km or 59 mi Seongnam
$1022
94 km or 59 mi Gunpo
$975
96 km or 59 mi Jeonju
$791
97 km or 60 mi Ansan
$921
98 km or 61 mi Anyang
$1102
99 km or 61 mi Gwacheon
$897
101 km or 63 mi Gunsan
$941
103 km or 64 mi Hanam
$906
104 km or 64 mi Yeongju
$963
107 km or 67 mi Gimje
$944
109 km or 67 mi Gwangmyeong
$928