Cologne vs Sacramento - Cost of Living Comparison

Cologne Sacramento
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1502
$2380
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3553
$5319
🏠 One person rent
$800
$1479
🏘️ Family rent
$1406
$2387
🍽️ Food expenses
$375
$595
🚐 Transport expenses
$205
$153
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2485
$4472
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
7 km
🎓 Higher education
91
52
😀 Quality of life
95
85
🏙️ Population
1.08M
485K

The cost of living in Cologne is 37% less expensive than in Sacramento. Cities ranked 2657th and 204th ($1502 vs $2380) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 13th and 157th 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 1.9 months in Sacramento. Cologne ranked 3rd best city to live in Germany vs Sacramento ranked 59th in the United States, while ranked 15th and 215th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cologne vs Sacramento

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Cologne Sacramento
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12
$14.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$43.4
$61.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.6
$9.6
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.95
$6.45
 Cappuccino
$2.83
$5.35
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.32
$2.48
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$746
$1749
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$597
$1186
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1462
$2503
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1077
$2051
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$143
$126
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$221
$191
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.1
$54.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.4%
4.98%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6543
$13451
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4352
$2996
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.1
$2.74
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$97.6
$103
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.7
$21.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.94
$1.53
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
$1.05
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.73
$3.11
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
$3.29
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.73
$4.54
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
$13.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.02
$14.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.5
$15.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$4.53
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
$2.07
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$3.81
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.97
$4.78
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
$2.87
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.91
$3.03
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.25
$1.57
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.68
$2.16
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.08
$13.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.8
$2.29
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.34
$9.96
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.01
$9.36
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.02
$5.99
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.48
$4.06
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.64
$2.02
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30
$48.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.5
$13.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$47.9
$113
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.9
$19.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$87.2
$47.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.9
$85.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$512
$1300
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10097
$16107

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
4.6 km or 2.9 mi West Sacramento
$1935
7.7 km or 4.8 mi Parkway-South Sacramento
$1937
9.8 km or 6.1 mi Arden-Arcade
$1947
16 km or 9.9 mi Rancho Cordova
$1948
18 km or 11 mi Elk Grove
$1949
21 km or 13 mi Citrus Heights
$2098
22 km or 14 mi Davis
$2241
26 km or 16 mi Roseville
$2551
27 km or 17 mi Woodland
$2067
30 km or 19 mi Folsom
$1945
33 km or 20 mi Rocklin
$2339
33 km or 20 mi Dixon
$1969
38 km or 24 mi Lincoln
$1946
38 km or 24 mi Galt
$1946
49 km or 30 mi Vacaville
$3262
53 km or 33 mi Lodi
$1940
59 km or 37 mi Suisun
$1944
61 km or 38 mi Fairfield
$2468
62 km or 39 mi Placerville
$1934
63 km or 39 mi Yuba
$1919
67 km or 42 mi Oakley
$1936
69 km or 43 mi Stockton
$2018
69 km or 43 mi Antioch
$2213
70 km or 44 mi Pittsburg
$1953
74 km or 46 mi Brentwood
$2715
77 km or 48 mi Napa
$3194
82 km or 51 mi Benicia
$1937
82 km or 51 mi Concord
$2695
84 km or 52 mi Martinez
$2202
85 km or 53 mi Vallejo
$2763
85 km or 53 mi Pleasant Hill
$1850
86 km or 53 mi Lathrop
$1944
89 km or 55 mi Manteca
$1952
90 km or 56 mi Walnut Creek
$2869
91 km or 56 mi Sonoma
$1939
93 km or 58 mi Tracy
$2277
94 km or 58 mi Hercules
$1937
94 km or 59 mi Lafayette
$1933
95 km or 59 mi Danville
$2146
98 km or 61 mi San Ramon
$2142