Cleveland vs Helsinki - Cost of Living Comparison

Cleveland Helsinki
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1769
$1763
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4070
$3901
🏠 One person rent
$1013
$976
🏘️ Family rent
$1654
$1567
🍽️ Food expenses
$521
$490
🚐 Transport expenses
$115
$146
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4327
$2770
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
4 km
16 km
🎓 Higher education
84
76
😀 Quality of life
88
93
🏙️ Population
381K
642K

The cost of living in Cleveland is 0.3% more expensive than in Helsinki. Cities ranked 2056th and 2068th ($1769 vs $1763) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1853rd and 1st in the United States and Finland, respectively. Check the United States vs Finland comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.4 months in Cleveland compared to 1.6 months in Helsinki. Cleveland ranked 32nd best city to live in the United States vs Helsinki ranked 1st in Finland, while ranked 140th and 36th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cleveland vs Helsinki

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Cleveland Helsinki
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13
$10.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62.3
$67
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.07
$9.15
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.34
$6.55
 Cappuccino
$4.36
$4.45
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.79
$2.71
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1171
$1082
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$755
$851
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2013
$1952
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1264
$1332
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$121
$58.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$186
$90.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.7
$19.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.43%
1.19%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2145
$9115
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$306
$4803
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.61
$2.85
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$90.3
$63.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.9
$19.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.07
$2.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$1.12
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.31
$2.25
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.97
$2.14
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.74
$2.58
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.1
$9.69
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$11.3
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.1
$16.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.71
$2.48
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
$1.7
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.57
$2.28
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.3
$3.55
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
$1.1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.5
$1.42
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.49
$1.11
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.15
$3
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.6
$14.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.63
$3
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.31
$9.83
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.28
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.23
$3.75
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.43
$1.81
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.2
$1.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.8
$40.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.7
$15.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$77.3
$76.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.7
$21.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.2
$91.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81
$81.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$929
$411
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13276
$5279

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Cities near Cleveland

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 Helsinki

Distance City Cost of living
15 km or 9.2 mi Vantaa
$1611
16 km or 9.7 mi Espoo
$1752
26 km or 16 mi Tuusula
$1221
27 km or 17 mi Kerava
$1234
29 km or 18 mi Kirkkonummi
$1387
33 km or 21 mi Nurmijarvi
$1297
34 km or 21 mi Jarvenpaa
$1433
47 km or 29 mi Porvoo
$1319
49 km or 30 mi Lohja
$1277
51 km or 32 mi Hyvinkaa
$1208
63 km or 39 mi Riihimaki
$1442
78 km or 48 mi Maardu
$861
83 km or 51 mi Tallinn
$1145
86 km or 53 mi Raseborg
$1342
96 km or 59 mi Hameenlinna
$1229
98 km or 61 mi Lahti
$1347
102 km or 63 mi Salo
$1329
115 km or 72 mi Kotka
$1276
122 km or 76 mi Rakvere
$837
124 km or 77 mi Kouvola
$1261
131 km or 81 mi Valkeakoski
$1319
132 km or 82 mi Hamina
$1297
143 km or 89 mi Kaarina
$1300
150 km or 93 mi Turku
$1397
156 km or 97 mi Raisio
$1294
157 km or 98 mi Kohtla-Jarve
$842
160 km or 100 mi Tampere
$1329
164 km or 102 mi Nokia
$1298
169 km or 105 mi Ylojarvi
$1294
170 km or 106 mi Sastamala
$1296
181 km or 113 mi Sillamae
$783
188 km or 117 mi Jamsa
$1291
201 km or 125 mi Parnu
$863
203 km or 126 mi Lappeenranta
$1261
203 km or 126 mi Narva
$743
205 km or 127 mi Viljandi
$703
210 km or 131 mi Mikkeli
$1361
214 km or 133 mi Rauma
$1175
224 km or 139 mi Pori
$1248
224 km or 139 mi Tartu
$891