Cheonan vs Columbus - Cost of Living Comparison

Cheonan Columbus
🚶 Cost of living one person
$930
$1891
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2325
$4883
🏠 One person rent
$404
$1076
🏘️ Family rent
$650
$2103
🍽️ Food expenses
$352
$548
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$140
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1518
$4470
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
10 km
🎓 Higher education
64
71
😀 Quality of life
66
89
🏙️ Population
652K
914K

The cost of living in Cheonan is 51% less expensive than in Columbus. Cities ranked 5616th and 1832nd ($930 vs $1891) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 39th and 1693rd in South Korea and the United States, respectively. Check South Korea vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Cheonan compared to 2.4 months in Columbus. Cheonan ranked 51st best city to live in South Korea vs Columbus ranked 29th in the United States, while ranked 3761st and 132nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cheonan vs Columbus

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Cheonan Columbus
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.72
$19.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.7
$64.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.11
$8.05
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.03
$4.77
 Cappuccino
$3.32
$4.28
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.06
$2.22
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$414
$1144
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$278
$834
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$685
$2446
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$458
$1712
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$88.9
$119
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$137
$183
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10.2
$61.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.53%
5%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6901
$7844
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4581
$1810
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.03
$2.1
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$60.7
$61.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.37
$17.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
$1.19
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.77
$0.79
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.06
$2.24
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
$3.39
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.8
$2.85
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.47
$10.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.78
$12.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$14.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.87
$5.28
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.98
$1.58
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.38
$3.26
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.42
$3.81
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$2.74
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$2.48
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.66
$1.02
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.39
$1.61
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.77
$12
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$2.86
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.41
$7.9
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.9
$8.09
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.87
$4.29
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.4
$3.26
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.88
$1.45
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.7
$39.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.42
$11.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.8
$91.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.47
$12.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$59.8
$43.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.5
$78.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$321
$1269
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18731
$24941

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$912
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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

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Distance City Cost of living
8.6 km or 5.3 mi Upper Arlington
$1944
11 km or 7.1 mi Grove
$1946
13 km or 8.3 mi Gahanna
$1940
15 km or 9 mi Hilliard
$1942
17 km or 11 mi Reynoldsburg
$1939
18 km or 11 mi Dublin
$1596
19 km or 12 mi Westerville
$1904
22 km or 13 mi Pickerington
$1943
38 km or 24 mi Delaware
$1919
43 km or 27 mi Lancaster
$1947
43 km or 27 mi Marysville
$1941
51 km or 32 mi Newark
$1941
69 km or 43 mi Springfield
$1779
70 km or 43 mi Chillicothe
$1918
70 km or 44 mi Marion
$1940
84 km or 52 mi Zanesville
$1967
86 km or 53 mi Xenia
$1945
89 km or 55 mi Fairborn
$1783
94 km or 59 mi Beavercreek
$1935
97 km or 60 mi Huber Heights
$1944
97 km or 60 mi Mansfield
$1593
98 km or 61 mi Riverside
$1947
103 km or 64 mi Kettering
$1951
103 km or 64 mi Troy
$1950
104 km or 65 mi Athens
$1215
104 km or 65 mi Centerville
$1944
105 km or 65 mi Dayton
$1593
105 km or 65 mi Sidney
$1916
108 km or 67 mi Piqua
$1936
112 km or 69 mi Trotwood
$1943
116 km or 72 mi Ashland
$1235
120 km or 74 mi Lebanon
$1919
128 km or 80 mi Middletown
$1633
128 km or 80 mi Lima
$1310
130 km or 81 mi Wooster
$1347
131 km or 81 mi Mason
$1941
132 km or 82 mi Findlay
$1945
136 km or 84 mi Portsmouth
$1362
144 km or 90 mi New Philadelphia
$1949
146 km or 91 mi Norwalk
$1944