Cheongju vs Los Angeles - Cost of Living Comparison

Cheongju Los Angeles
🚶 Cost of living one person
$880
$2865
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2334
$6522
🏠 One person rent
$293
$1817
🏘️ Family rent
$516
$3113
🍽️ Food expenses
$388
$602
🚐 Transport expenses
$109
$256
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1689
$5284
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
17 km
🎓 Higher education
71
99
😀 Quality of life
68
92
🏙️ Population
833K
3.98M

The cost of living in Cheongju is 69% less expensive than in Los Angeles. Cities ranked 5804th and 44th ($880 vs $2865) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 75th and 35th 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 1.9 months in Cheongju compared to 1.8 months in Los Angeles. Cheongju ranked 37th best city to live in South Korea vs Los Angeles ranked 8th in the United States, while ranked 2903rd and 61st among best cities to live in the world.

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Cheongju Los Angeles
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.74
$15.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$23.8
$73.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.36
$10.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.06
$7
 Cappuccino
$3.52
$5.31
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.27
$2.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$207
$2067
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$171
$1559
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$470
$3489
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$320
$2759
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$95.9
$93.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$147
$145
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.2
$62.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.51%
5.1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6961
$9199
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4066
$5846
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.31
$1.77
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$76.7
$96.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.47
$17.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
$1.56
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.52
$1.14
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.41
$2.95
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
$3.96
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.58
$3.91
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.1
$14.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.78
$12.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$30.6
$17.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.92
$4.45
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.01
$1.8
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.84
$3.44
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.45
$3.34
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.99
$2.25
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$2.11
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.53
$1.34
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.39
$2.64
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.2
$14
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.87
$3.53
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.47
$10.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.89
$11.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.97
$8.02
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.39
$4.96
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.87
$2.37
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$51.8
$60.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.43
$15.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.3
$137
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.56
$31
👖 Brand Jeans
$59.1
$57.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.3
$97.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$320
$1270
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18587
$22840

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$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

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$1936
8.9 km or 5.5 mi Maywood
$1937
9.2 km or 5.7 mi Florence-Graham
$1946
10 km or 6.2 mi Bell
$1940
10 km or 6.2 mi Monterey Park
$2211
11 km or 6.6 mi Alhambra
$1925
11 km or 6.6 mi South Pasadena
$1939
11 km or 7 mi Cudahy
$1934
12 km or 7.6 mi San Gabriel
$1945
12 km or 7.7 mi Bell Gardens
$1947
12 km or 7.8 mi West Hollywood
$3274
13 km or 7.8 mi Montebello
$1949
13 km or 8 mi South Gate
$1952
13 km or 8.2 mi Glendale
$2925
14 km or 8.8 mi Inglewood
$1951
15 km or 9 mi Beverly Hills
$1827
15 km or 9.1 mi Lynwood
$1945
15 km or 9.3 mi Rosemead
$1949
15 km or 9.5 mi Culver
$1941
15 km or 9.6 mi Pasadena
$2856
16 km or 9.9 mi Pico Rivera
$1945
16 km or 10 mi Burbank
$2734
16 km or 10 mi Downey
$2241
17 km or 11 mi Compton
$1947
18 km or 11 mi La Canada Flintridge
$1940
18 km or 11 mi Hawthorne
$2151
18 km or 11 mi Temple
$1940
18 km or 11 mi South El Monte
$1943
18 km or 11 mi West Whittier-Los Nietos
$1944
18 km or 11 mi Paramount
$1942
19 km or 12 mi Gardena
$1953
20 km or 12 mi El Monte
$1943
21 km or 13 mi Lawndale
$1947
21 km or 13 mi Arcadia
$1856
21 km or 13 mi Bellflower
$2068
22 km or 14 mi Norwalk
$2479
22 km or 14 mi Santa Monica
$2957
22 km or 14 mi Whittier
$1940
23 km or 15 mi Manhattan Beach
$2430
24 km or 15 mi Carson
$2040