Fukuoka vs Los Angeles - Cost of Living Comparison

Fukuoka Los Angeles
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1316
$2975
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3476
$6193
🏠 One person rent
$489
$1911
🏘️ Family rent
$877
$2725
🍽️ Food expenses
$433
$621
🚐 Transport expenses
$274
$260
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$1693
$5327
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
5 km
17 km
🎓 Higher education
82
99
😀 Quality of life
90
92
🏙️ Population
1.6M
3.9M

The cost of living in Fukuoka is 56% less expensive than in Los Angeles. Cities ranked 3357th and 39th ($1316 vs $2975) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 9th and 31st in Japan and the United States, respectively. Check Japan vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months in Fukuoka compared to 1.8 months in Los Angeles. Fukuoka ranked 7th best city to live in Japan vs Los Angeles ranked 11th in the United States, while ranked 110th and 64th among best cities to live in the world.

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Fukuoka Los Angeles
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.57
$17.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$38.2
$74.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.32
$10.5
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.84
$7.96
 Cappuccino
$3
$5.43
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.04
$2.7
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$466
$2166
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$294
$1644
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1031
$3759
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$554
$2194
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$124
$100
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$191
$156
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$36.8
$63.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.5%
5.27%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5777
$9200
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3227
$6049
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.14
$1.75
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$76.4
$101
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$39.4
$17.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.27
$1.46
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.6
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.75
$2.68
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.3
$3.59
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.82
$4.78
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$22.7
$13.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.47
$12.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.3
$18.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.06
$4.47
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.82
$1.78
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.6
$3.39
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.49
$3.68
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.32
$2.15
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.27
$2.23
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.63
$1.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.48
$2.96
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.56
$14.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.08
$3.79
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.31
$10.8
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.5
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$7.93
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1
$4.87
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.21
$2.15
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$57.4
$53.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$15.2
$16.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$52.4
$121
💇 Haircut, simple
$15.3
$30.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.6
$59.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$71
$103
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$544
$1420
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18914
$23021

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Distance City Cost of living
7.2 km or 4.5 mi Shime
$1050
7.6 km or 4.7 mi Kasuya
$1049
9 km or 5.6 mi Kasuga
$1052
9.3 km or 5.8 mi Onojo
$1050
9.8 km or 6.1 mi Sue
$1044
10 km or 6.4 mi Nakagawa
$1046
10 km or 6.5 mi Umi
$1050
12 km or 7.5 mi Sasaguri
$1046
14 km or 8.8 mi Dazaifu
$1045
15 km or 9 mi Shingu
$1046
15 km or 9.2 mi Chikushino
$1049
17 km or 11 mi Koga
$1049
19 km or 12 mi Itoshima
$1049
21 km or 13 mi Fukutsu
$1051
23 km or 14 mi Chikuzen
$1045
26 km or 16 mi Tosu
$1047
26 km or 16 mi Ogori
$1045
27 km or 17 mi Munakata
$1050
28 km or 17 mi Iizuka
$1051
29 km or 18 mi Miyawaka
$1049
29 km or 18 mi Kama
$1045
30 km or 19 mi Miyaki
$1048
31 km or 19 mi Asakura
$1046
31 km or 19 mi Kanzaki
$1046
32 km or 20 mi Kurume
$1094
35 km or 22 mi Nogata
$1046
35 km or 22 mi Okagaki
$1048
36 km or 23 mi Fukuchi
$1046
37 km or 23 mi Saga
$1083
38 km or 23 mi Tagawa
$1049
38 km or 24 mi Nakama
$1046
40 km or 25 mi Mizumaki
$1048
42 km or 26 mi Ogi
$1049
42 km or 26 mi Ukiha
$1048
43 km or 27 mi Okawa
$1045
43 km or 27 mi Chikugo
$1048
43 km or 27 mi Karatsu
$1048
44 km or 28 mi Yame
$1048
48 km or 30 mi Yanagawa
$1050
49 km or 31 mi Miyama
$1045

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8.1 km or 5 mi Huntington Park
$2070
8.9 km or 5.5 mi Maywood
$2007
9.2 km or 5.7 mi Florence-Graham
$2024
10 km or 6.2 mi Bell
$2018
10 km or 6.2 mi Monterey Park
$2412
11 km or 6.6 mi Alhambra
$2664
11 km or 6.6 mi South Pasadena
$2010
11 km or 7 mi Cudahy
$2013
12 km or 7.6 mi San Gabriel
$2025
12 km or 7.7 mi Bell Gardens
$2027
12 km or 7.8 mi West Hollywood
$3195
13 km or 7.8 mi Montebello
$2019
13 km or 8 mi South Gate
$2027
13 km or 8.2 mi Glendale
$2261
14 km or 8.8 mi Inglewood
$2026
15 km or 9 mi Beverly Hills
$1935
15 km or 9.1 mi Lynwood
$2022
15 km or 9.3 mi Rosemead
$2009
15 km or 9.5 mi Culver
$2008
15 km or 9.6 mi Pasadena
$2517
16 km or 9.9 mi Pico Rivera
$2013
16 km or 10 mi Burbank
$2847
16 km or 10 mi Downey
$2010
17 km or 11 mi Compton
$2032
18 km or 11 mi La Canada Flintridge
$2019
18 km or 11 mi Hawthorne
$1951
18 km or 11 mi Temple
$2019
18 km or 11 mi South El Monte
$2009
18 km or 11 mi West Whittier-Los Nietos
$2009
18 km or 11 mi Paramount
$2026
19 km or 12 mi Gardena
$2024
20 km or 12 mi El Monte
$2019
21 km or 13 mi Lawndale
$2006
21 km or 13 mi Arcadia
$1949
21 km or 13 mi Bellflower
$2032
22 km or 14 mi Norwalk
$2485
22 km or 14 mi Santa Monica
$3211
22 km or 14 mi Whittier
$2021
23 km or 15 mi Manhattan Beach
$2160
24 km or 15 mi Carson
$2099