Glasgow vs Memphis - Cost of Living Comparison

Glasgow Memphis
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1533
$1641
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3750
$3770
🏠 One person rent
$841
$963
🏘️ Family rent
$1500
$1595
🍽️ Food expenses
$409
$443
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$91.3
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3163
$4518
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
94
68
😀 Quality of life
96
90
🏙️ Population
626K
633K

The cost of living in Glasgow is 7% less expensive than in Memphis. Cities ranked 2601st and 2346th ($1533 vs $1641) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 78th and 1955th 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 2.8 months in Memphis. Glasgow ranked 2nd best city to live in the United Kingdom vs Memphis ranked 19th in the United States, while ranked 11th and 105th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Glasgow vs Memphis

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Glasgow Memphis
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$12
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$67.6
$51.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.14
$7.32
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.83
$5.17
 Cappuccino
$3.48
$4.98
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.73
$1.79
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$848
$1078
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$650
$725
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1683
$1912
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1189
$1235
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$118
$108
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
$165
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34.1
$59.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.24%
5.38%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$5597
$1196
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2871
$475
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.01
$1.75
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$92.5
$45.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
$13
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.89
$0.98
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$0.82
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.27
$2.06
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.27
$2.43
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.5
$2.6
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
$8.54
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.9
$6.58
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.5
$11.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.12
$3.69
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.27
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$4.14
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
$4.01
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
$1.85
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
$2.18
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$0.92
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
$1.69
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.44
$12.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.05
$3.08
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.1
$6.86
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$2.76
$8.19
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.69
$4.94
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$3.12
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
$1.55
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$32.6
$23.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
$11.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$100
$131
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.7
$13.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.5
$43.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.7
$81.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$858
$643
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14519
$11954

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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 Memphis

Distance City Cost of living
16 km or 10 mi Germantown
$1597
17 km or 10 mi Bartlett
$1941
17 km or 10 mi Southaven
$1823
19 km or 12 mi Horn Lake
$1934
19 km or 12 mi West Memphis
$1947
21 km or 13 mi Olive Branch
$1945
27 km or 17 mi Collierville
$1949
38 km or 24 mi Atoka
$1942
94 km or 58 mi Oxford
$1575
103 km or 64 mi Jonesboro
$1576
115 km or 71 mi Paragould
$1934
116 km or 72 mi Dyersburg
$1949
119 km or 74 mi Jackson
$1609
149 km or 92 mi Tupelo
$1868
161 km or 100 mi Searcy
$1934
187 km or 116 mi Poplar Bluff
$1882
187 km or 116 mi Cabot
$2319
197 km or 123 mi Jacksonville
$1938
207 km or 128 mi Sherwood
$1935
212 km or 132 mi Starkville
$1730
213 km or 132 mi Pine Bluff
$1937
213 km or 132 mi North Little Rock
$1944
213 km or 132 mi Florence
$1512
215 km or 134 mi Greenville
$1953
219 km or 136 mi Little Rock
$1670
223 km or 139 mi Murray
$1945
226 km or 140 mi Conway
$1896
230 km or 143 mi Columbus
$1946
245 km or 153 mi Benton
$1989
247 km or 153 mi Cape Girardeau
$1494
249 km or 154 mi Paducah
$1331
271 km or 168 mi Columbia
$1626
276 km or 172 mi Athens
$1946
279 km or 173 mi Decatur
$1850
283 km or 176 mi Clarksville
$1683
286 km or 178 mi Spring Hill
$1924
288 km or 179 mi Russellville
$1452
290 km or 180 mi Hot Springs
$1573
295 km or 183 mi Hopkinsville
$1943
296 km or 184 mi Franklin
$2041