Glasgow vs Indianapolis - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Indianapolis
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$1868
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$4189
🏠 One person rent
$841
$1067
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$1635
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$546
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$118
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$4473
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
94
68
😀 Quality of life
96
89
🏙️ Population
626K
863K

The cost of living in Glasgow is 18% less expensive than in Indianapolis. Cities ranked 2601st and 1882nd ($1533 vs $1868) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 1730th in the United Kingdom and the United States, respectively. Check the United Kingdom vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Glasgow compared to 2.4 months in Indianapolis. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Indianapolis ranked 26th in the United States, while ranked 11th and 123rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Glasgow vs Indianapolis

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Glasgow Indianapolis
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$12.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$63.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$7.94
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$5.41
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$4.83
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$1.57
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$1157
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$832
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$2100
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$1232
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$115
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$175
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$54.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
5.45%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$2761
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$937
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$1.74
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$49
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$16.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$1.16
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$0.81
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$2.41
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$2.62
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$3.18
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$17.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$12.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$14.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$4.3
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.81
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$4.55
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$4.27
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$2.67
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$2.58
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$1.08
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$2.4
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$13.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$4.72
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$7.93
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$9.26
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$5.29
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$4.18
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$1.82
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$37.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$12.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$104
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$16
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$45.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$73.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$924
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$12969

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Cities near Glasgow

Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.9 mi East Kilbride
$1500
11 km or 7.1 mi Paisley
$1498
16 km or 10 mi Hamilton
$1497
19 km or 12 mi Cumbernauld
$1505
32 km or 20 mi Kilmarnock
$1148
34 km or 21 mi Greenock
$1198
35 km or 21 mi Stirling
$1282
37 km or 23 mi Irvine
$1496
40 km or 25 mi Alloa
$1497
46 km or 29 mi Livingston
$1378
50 km or 31 mi Ayr
$955
54 km or 34 mi Dunfermline
$1384
66 km or 41 mi Edinburgh
$1695
73 km or 45 mi Kirkcaldy
$1285
78 km or 49 mi Perth
$1553
97 km or 60 mi Dumfries
$1200
104 km or 65 mi Dundee
$1157
136 km or 85 mi Carlisle
$1273
152 km or 94 mi Whitehaven
$1461
161 km or 100 mi Bangor
$1128
170 km or 106 mi Newtownabbey
$1498
176 km or 110 mi Belfast
$1545
181 km or 112 mi Inverness
$1406
187 km or 116 mi Lisburn
$1495
191 km or 119 mi Douglas
$1482
193 km or 120 mi Newcastle upon Tyne
$1340
195 km or 121 mi Aberdeen
$1302
196 km or 121 mi Gateshead
$1498
200 km or 124 mi Jarrow
$1496
201 km or 125 mi Tynemouth
$1496
202 km or 126 mi South Shields
$1502
203 km or 126 mi Washington
$1495
207 km or 128 mi Elgin
$1409
208 km or 129 mi Durham
$1372
210 km or 131 mi Sunderland
$1321
211 km or 131 mi Bishop Auckland
$1492
218 km or 135 mi Derry
$1261
219 km or 136 mi Morecambe
$1408
222 km or 138 mi Lancaster
$1424
227 km or 141 mi Darlington
$1211

Cities near Indianapolis

Distance City Cost of living
17 km or 11 mi Lawrence
$1939
18 km or 11 mi Greenwood
$1910
22 km or 14 mi Plainfield
$1937
22 km or 14 mi Brownsburg
$1949
23 km or 14 mi Carmel
$1936
24 km or 15 mi Fishers
$1949
29 km or 18 mi Westfield
$1940
32 km or 20 mi Franklin
$1951
33 km or 21 mi Greenfield
$1521
33 km or 21 mi Noblesville
$1940
55 km or 34 mi Anderson
$1671
65 km or 41 mi Columbus
$1575
75 km or 46 mi Bloomington
$1578
79 km or 49 mi Kokomo
$1527
81 km or 50 mi Muncie
$1440
95 km or 59 mi Lafayette
$1609
96 km or 60 mi Marion
$1940
99 km or 61 mi West Lafayette
$1492
108 km or 67 mi Richmond
$1942
111 km or 69 mi Terre Haute
$1532
124 km or 77 mi Oxford
$1948
132 km or 82 mi Danville
$1947
143 km or 89 mi Hamilton
$1957
147 km or 91 mi Fairfield
$1942
155 km or 97 mi Middletown
$1633
156 km or 97 mi Florence
$1627
159 km or 99 mi Cincinnati
$1673
160 km or 99 mi Trotwood
$1943
162 km or 101 mi Covington
$1820
165 km or 102 mi Mason
$1941
165 km or 103 mi Clarksville
$1952
166 km or 103 mi Independence
$1940
166 km or 103 mi New Albany
$1907
167 km or 104 mi Dayton
$1593
168 km or 104 mi Jeffersonville
$1571
168 km or 104 mi Piqua
$1936
169 km or 105 mi Troy
$1950
169 km or 105 mi Fort Wayne
$1382
171 km or 106 mi Lebanon
$1919
172 km or 107 mi Kettering
$1951