Cologne vs Kansas - Cost of Living Comparison

Cologne Kansas
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1502
$1716
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3553
$4245
🏠 One person rent
$800
$977
🏘️ Family rent
$1406
$1856
🍽️ Food expenses
$375
$491
🚐 Transport expenses
$205
$90
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2485
$4161
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
91
63
😀 Quality of life
95
88
🏙️ Population
1.08M
489K

The cost of living in Cologne is 12% less expensive than in Kansas. Cities ranked 2657th and 2149th ($1502 vs $1716) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 13th and 1897th in Germany and the United States, respectively. Check Germany vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in Cologne compared to 2.4 months in Kansas. Cologne ranked 3rd best city to live in Germany vs Kansas ranked 37th in the United States, while ranked 15th and 154th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cologne vs Kansas

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Cologne Kansas
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12
$15.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$43.4
$53.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.6
$9.07
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.95
$5.32
 Cappuccino
$2.83
$5.35
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.32
$2.24
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$746
$1004
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$597
$720
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1462
$2153
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1077
$1434
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$143
$140
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$221
$217
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.1
$61.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.4%
5.41%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6543
$3312
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4352
$825
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.1
$1.49
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$97.6
$50.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.7
$14.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.94
$1.11
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
$0.98
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.73
$2.46
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
$2.51
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.73
$2.71
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$10.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.02
$7.88
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.5
$11.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$3.66
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$1.66
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$2.75
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$4
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$1.98
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$2.28
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.25
$1.1
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$2.26
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.08
$16
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.8
$2.5
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.34
$6.54
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.01
$8.16
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.02
$5.25
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$3.4
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.64
$1.75
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30
$44
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.5
$10.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$47.9
$124
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.9
$20.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$87.2
$51.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.9
$96.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$512
$686
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10097
$16793

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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

Cities near Kansas

Distance City Cost of living
8.1 km or 5 mi Prairie Village
$1946
10 km or 6.3 mi Kansas City
$1961
12 km or 7.4 mi Raytown
$1948
15 km or 9.2 mi Leawood
$1816
15 km or 9.2 mi Overland Park
$1845
15 km or 9.2 mi Independence
$1454
16 km or 10 mi Shawnee
$1946
18 km or 11 mi Lenexa
$1938
18 km or 11 mi Gladstone
$1938
19 km or 12 mi Grandview
$1928
23 km or 14 mi Lee's Summit
$1955
25 km or 16 mi Liberty
$1865
26 km or 16 mi Belton
$2067
27 km or 17 mi Olathe
$1958
27 km or 17 mi Blue Springs
$1948
39 km or 24 mi Gardner
$1935
41 km or 26 mi Leavenworth
$2026
57 km or 35 mi Lawrence
$1506
82 km or 51 mi St. Joseph
$1941
95 km or 59 mi Topeka
$1630
123 km or 77 mi Sedalia
$1927
156 km or 97 mi Emporia
$1168
174 km or 108 mi Manhattan
$1590
183 km or 113 mi Pittsburg
$1947
195 km or 121 mi Columbia
$1740
195 km or 121 mi Junction
$1967
215 km or 134 mi Jefferson
$1428
219 km or 136 mi Joplin
$1437
235 km or 146 mi Springfield
$1373
250 km or 155 mi Nixa
$1943
261 km or 162 mi Bellevue
$1961
263 km or 163 mi Salina
$1870
265 km or 165 mi Lincoln
$1366
265 km or 165 mi Newton
$1938
268 km or 167 mi Council Bluffs
$1942
275 km or 171 mi Omaha
$1614
283 km or 176 mi Bartlesville
$1964
284 km or 176 mi Wichita
$1559
286 km or 178 mi Ottumwa
$1499
287 km or 178 mi Derby
$1943