Cleveland vs Cologne - Cost of Living Comparison

Cleveland Cologne
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1769
$1502
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4070
$3553
🏠 One person rent
$1013
$800
🏘️ Family rent
$1654
$1406
🍽️ Food expenses
$521
$375
🚐 Transport expenses
$115
$205
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4327
$2485
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
4 km
15 km
🎓 Higher education
84
91
😀 Quality of life
88
95
🏙️ Population
381K
1.08M

The cost of living in Cleveland is 18% more expensive than in Cologne. Cities ranked 2056th and 2657th ($1769 vs $1502) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1853rd and 13th in the United States and Germany, respectively. Check the United States vs Germany comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.4 months in Cleveland compared to 1.7 months in Cologne. Cleveland ranked 32nd best city to live in the United States vs Cologne ranked 3rd in Germany, while ranked 140th and 15th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cleveland vs Cologne

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Cleveland Cologne
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13
$12
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.3
$43.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.07
$8.6
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.34
$3.95
 Cappuccino
$4.36
$2.83
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.79
$2.32
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1171
$746
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$755
$597
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2013
$1462
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1264
$1077
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$121
$143
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$186
$221
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.7
$30.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.43%
2.4%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2145
$6543
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$306
$4352
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.61
$3.1
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$90.3
$97.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.9
$20.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.07
$1.94
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$1.02
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.31
$1.73
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.97
$1.8
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.74
$2.73
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.1
$10.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$8.02
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.1
$16.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.71
$2.68
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
$1.61
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.57
$1.82
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.3
$1.97
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$1.68
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.5
$0.91
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.49
$0.25
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.15
$1.68
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.6
$7.08
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.63
$0.8
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.31
$7.34
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.28
$7.01
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.23
$2.02
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.43
$1.48
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.2
$1.64
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.8
$30
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.7
$11.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$77.3
$47.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.7
$16.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.2
$87.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81
$89.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$929
$512
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13276
$10097

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Distance City Cost of living
8.8 km or 5.4 mi Garfield Heights
$1945
9.4 km or 5.8 mi Cleveland Heights
$1945
9.9 km or 6.1 mi Shaker Heights
$1935
11 km or 6.8 mi Lakewood
$1936
11 km or 6.9 mi Parma
$1746
12 km or 7.5 mi Maple Heights
$1946
13 km or 7.8 mi South Euclid
$1935
13 km or 8.2 mi Parma Heights
$1935
15 km or 9.1 mi Rocky River
$1942
15 km or 9.4 mi Bedford
$1946
18 km or 11 mi Euclid
$1940
19 km or 12 mi North Royalton
$1943
22 km or 13 mi Solon
$1964
22 km or 13 mi North Olmsted
$1941
22 km or 14 mi Westlake
$1944
23 km or 14 mi Strongsville
$1940
28 km or 17 mi Avon Lake
$1950
28 km or 18 mi Willoughby
$1585
30 km or 18 mi Avon
$2099
30 km or 18 mi Brunswick
$1937
30 km or 18 mi North Ridgeville
$1953
33 km or 21 mi Hudson
$1937
36 km or 22 mi Mentor
$1781
38 km or 24 mi Elyria
$1938
40 km or 25 mi Cuyahoga Falls
$1937
41 km or 25 mi Stow
$1951
42 km or 26 mi Lorain
$1941
42 km or 26 mi Medina
$1651
45 km or 28 mi Kent
$1675
47 km or 29 mi Akron
$1543
51 km or 32 mi Wadsworth
$1827
52 km or 32 mi Barberton
$1935
61 km or 38 mi Green
$1948
76 km or 47 mi Warren
$1935
77 km or 48 mi Massillon
$1937
78 km or 49 mi Wooster
$1347
79 km or 49 mi Alliance
$1942
79 km or 49 mi Canton
$1519
83 km or 52 mi Norwalk
$1944
87 km or 54 mi Sandusky
$1998

Cities near Cologne

Distance City Cost of living
9.2 km or 5.7 mi Hurth
$1222
10 km or 6.4 mi Leverkusen
$1474
10 km or 6.4 mi Frechen
$1221
13 km or 7.9 mi Bruhl
$1161
13 km or 7.9 mi Pulheim
$1219
14 km or 8.4 mi Wesseling
$1214
14 km or 8.5 mi Bergisch Gladbach
$1186
15 km or 9.3 mi Niederkassel
$1217
16 km or 10 mi Rosrath
$1219
18 km or 11 mi Monheim am Rhein
$1220
19 km or 12 mi Dormagen
$1220
19 km or 12 mi Erftstadt
$1218
19 km or 12 mi Langenfeld
$1217
20 km or 12 mi Troisdorf
$1221
20 km or 12 mi Leichlingen
$1219
20 km or 12 mi Kerpen
$1218
21 km or 13 mi Bornheim
$1213
21 km or 13 mi Lohmar
$1215
22 km or 14 mi Bergheim
$1138
23 km or 15 mi Siegburg
$1212
24 km or 15 mi Overath
$1217
25 km or 16 mi Sankt Augustin
$1219
25 km or 16 mi Bonn
$1440
26 km or 16 mi Hilden
$1218
26 km or 16 mi Solingen
$969
27 km or 17 mi Elsdorf
$1214
28 km or 17 mi Wermelskirchen
$1221
28 km or 17 mi Haan
$1215
28 km or 18 mi Bedburg
$1214
29 km or 18 mi Hennef
$1216
31 km or 19 mi Grevenbroich
$1218
31 km or 19 mi Remscheid
$1209
31 km or 20 mi Erkrath
$1221
33 km or 20 mi Konigswinter
$1215
34 km or 21 mi Euskirchen
$1211
34 km or 21 mi Neuss
$1281
34 km or 21 mi Mettmann
$1218
35 km or 21 mi Zulpich
$1221
35 km or 21 mi Meckenheim
$1218
35 km or 22 mi Dusseldorf
$1470