Chisinau vs Louisville - Cost of Living Comparison

Chisinau Louisville
🚶 Cost of living one person
$577
$1606
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1413
$3706
🏠 One person rent
$281
$877
🏘️ Family rent
$491
$1289
🍽️ Food expenses
$195
$482
🚐 Transport expenses
$33.7
$113
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$456
$3789
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
10 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
50
61
😀 Quality of life
58
88
🏙️ Population
639K
760K

The cost of living in Chisinau is 64% less expensive than in Louisville. Cities ranked 7572nd and 2423rd ($577 vs $1606) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 1993rd in Moldova and the United States, respectively. Check Moldova vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Chisinau compared to 2.4 months in Louisville. Chisinau ranked 1st best city to live in Moldova vs Louisville ranked 31st in the United States, while ranked 5487th and 135th among best cities to live in the world.

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Chisinau Louisville
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.02
$12.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20.5
$46.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.86
$8.07
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$4.81
 Cappuccino
$1.6
$4.99
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.69
$1.87
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$267
$854
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$185
$686
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$467
$1277
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$348
$1021
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$71.6
$106
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
$164
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$7.96
$52
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.04%
5.21%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1134
$3203
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$795
$1174
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.16
$1.81
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$9.88
$41.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.34
$18.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.45
$1.09
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$0.67
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.35
$2.43
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.77
$3.7
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.63
$2.52
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.23
$10.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.11
$7.26
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.15
$12.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$5.06
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
$1.56
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
$4.68
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.42
$3.93
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.58
$2.17
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.41
$2.54
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.39
$1.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.25
$1.96
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.48
$12.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.87
$4.39
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.11
$6.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.28
$8.08
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.38
$4.78
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.19
$3.3
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.52
$1.49
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26.8
$27.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.33
$11.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16
$108
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.16
$14.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.9
$41.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.6
$79.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$266
$1012
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2149
$15481

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Distance City Cost of living
37 km or 23 mi Dubasari
$413
42 km or 26 mi Orhei
$413
51 km or 32 mi Bender
$441
61 km or 38 mi Tiraspol
$345
80 km or 50 mi Comrat
$521
83 km or 52 mi Ungheni
$413
95 km or 59 mi Vaslui
$680
98 km or 61 mi Iasi
$607
109 km or 68 mi Balti
$366
126 km or 79 mi Barlad
$522
132 km or 82 mi Cahul
$522
135 km or 84 mi Soroca
$412
146 km or 91 mi Roman
$475
154 km or 96 mi Odesa
$452
155 km or 96 mi Bacau
$631
184 km or 115 mi Botosani
$635
187 km or 116 mi Galati
$593
189 km or 117 mi Piatra Neamt
$517
194 km or 121 mi Focsani
$507
202 km or 125 mi Tulcea
$549
205 km or 127 mi Braila
$552
209 km or 130 mi Suceava
$542
238 km or 148 mi Mykolaiv
$278
250 km or 155 mi Vinnytsia
$490
259 km or 161 mi Buzau
$597
261 km or 162 mi Chernivtsi
$389
267 km or 166 mi Sfantu Gheorghe
$501
288 km or 179 mi Kherson
$364
292 km or 181 mi Brasov
$676
295 km or 183 mi Slobozia
$543
302 km or 187 mi Khmelnytskyi
$385
305 km or 189 mi Kropyvnytskyi
$388
307 km or 191 mi Mamaia
$558
315 km or 196 mi Constanta
$701
317 km or 197 mi Ploiesti
$609
324 km or 201 mi Bila Tserkva
$399
331 km or 206 mi Targu Mures
$550
332 km or 206 mi Bistrita
$461
334 km or 207 mi Calarasi
$538
348 km or 216 mi Voluntari
$561

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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