Cost of Living in Ulm

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1526
$3340
🛋️ Without rent
$601
$1893
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$925
$1447
🍽️ Food
$398
$1059
🚐 Transport
$80.1
$222
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2990
😀 Quality of life
86
🏙️ Population
126K

The average cost of living in Ulm is $1526, which is in the top 28% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2615th out of 9294 in our global list, 10th out of 662 in Germany, and 3rd out of 103 in Baden-Wurttemberg.

The median after-tax salary is $2990, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months. Ranked 202nd (TOP 2%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 23rd best city to live in Germany, and 5th most liveable city in Baden-Wurttemberg. With an estimated population of 126K, Ulm is the 62nd largest city in Germany.

✈️ Closest airport 21 km Laupheim Air Base
😷 Air quality Good 10.4 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 406 University of Ulm
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Prices in Ulm

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$56.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.12
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.55
 Cappuccino
$3.21
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$3.32
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$857
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$714
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1419
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1125
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$149
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$230
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.56%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5411
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4110
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.57
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$60.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$28.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.19
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.01
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.55
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.41
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.78
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.74
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.18
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.02
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.83
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.18
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.34
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.8
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.07
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.55
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.23
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.04
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.39
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.41
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.57
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$37.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$8.77
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$57.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$14.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$107
👟 Brand Sneakers
$76
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$464
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$9608

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