Cheonan vs Seongnam - Cost of Living Comparison

Cheonan Seongnam
🚶 Cost of living one person
$930
$1022
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2325
$2532
🏠 One person rent
$404
$477
🏘️ Family rent
$650
$922
🍽️ Food expenses
$352
$368
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$82.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1518
$2877
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
20 km
2 km
🎓 Higher education
64
98
😀 Quality of life
66
78
🏙️ Population
652K
949K

The cost of living in Cheonan is 9% less expensive than in Seongnam. Cities ranked 5616th and 4898th ($930 vs $1022) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 39th and 9th in South Korea.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Cheonan compared to 2.8 months in Seongnam. Ranked 51st vs 4th best cities to live in South Korea, and 3761st vs 475th among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cheonan vs Seongnam

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Cheonan Seongnam
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.72
$5.06
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$22.7
$36.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.11
$4.48
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.03
$2.67
 Cappuccino
$3.32
$3.44
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.06
$1.29
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$414
$437
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$278
$369
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$685
$978
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$458
$740
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$88.9
$76.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$137
$116
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$10.2
$17.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.53%
3.63%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6901
$11531
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4581
$6089
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.03
$1.15
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$60.7
$45.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.37
$6.74
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
$1.18
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.77
$1.6
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.06
$1.54
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
$1.82
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.8
$2.6
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.47
$11.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.78
$6.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$19.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.87
$4.99
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.98
$2.79
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.38
$2.7
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.42
$4.44
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
$2.47
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$2.05
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.66
$0.46
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.39
$1.89
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.77
$19.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.51
$2.3
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.41
$3.47
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.9
$6.18
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.87
$2.28
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.4
$1.77
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.88
$0.93
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.7
$44.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.42
$8.37
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.8
$30.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.47
$7.99
👖 Brand Jeans
$59.8
$76.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.5
$76.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$321
$231
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18731
$8188

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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 Seongnam

Distance City Cost of living
3.1 km or 1.9 mi Siheung
$945
11 km or 7 mi Gwangju
$927
13 km or 8.1 mi Hanam
$906
13 km or 8.2 mi Gwacheon
$897
17 km or 11 mi Guri
$906
18 km or 11 mi Uiwang
$901
19 km or 12 mi Gunpo
$975
19 km or 12 mi Anyang
$1102
20 km or 13 mi Seoul
$1460
20 km or 13 mi Suwon
$977
23 km or 14 mi Namyangju
$970
23 km or 14 mi Yongin
$1049
24 km or 15 mi Gwangmyeong
$928
31 km or 19 mi Ansan
$921
32 km or 20 mi Bucheon
$1121
32 km or 20 mi Icheon
$979
33 km or 21 mi Osan
$912
36 km or 22 mi Uijeongbu
$998
36 km or 22 mi Goyang
$1002
39 km or 24 mi Yangju
$912
42 km or 26 mi Hwaseong
$965
43 km or 26 mi Gimpo
$979
43 km or 27 mi Incheon
$1002
47 km or 29 mi Yeoju
$902
50 km or 31 mi Anseong
$912
50 km or 31 mi Pyeongtaek
$809
51 km or 32 mi Pocheon
$906
52 km or 32 mi Paju
$941
53 km or 33 mi Dongducheon
$911
70 km or 44 mi Wonju
$857
70 km or 44 mi Cheonan
$930
71 km or 44 mi Chuncheon
$834
75 km or 47 mi Dangjin
$904
78 km or 49 mi Kaesong
$1473
88 km or 54 mi Chungju
$1004
94 km or 59 mi Cheongju
$880
95 km or 59 mi Seosan
$872
101 km or 63 mi Jecheon
$932
107 km or 66 mi Sejong
$928
109 km or 68 mi Gongju
$939