New York City vs Quanzhou - Cost of Living Comparison

New York City Quanzhou
🚶 Cost of living one person
$3879
$687
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$8148
$1513
🏠 One person rent
$2541
$313
🏘️ Family rent
$3789
$327
🍽️ Food expenses
$751
$234
🚐 Transport expenses
$399
$71.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$6502
$1026
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
100
52
😀 Quality of life
95
56
🏙️ Population
8.8M
8.78M

The cost of living in New York City is 464% more expensive than in Quanzhou. Cities ranked 4th and 6865th ($3879 vs $687) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 115th in the United States and China, respectively. Check the United States vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months in New York City compared to 1.5 months in Quanzhou. New York City ranked 2nd best city to live in the United States vs Quanzhou ranked 31st in China, while ranked 20th and 5853rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in New York City vs Quanzhou

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New York City Quanzhou
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$20.3
$3.86
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$86.4
$13.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$11.6
$3.52
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$7.96
$4.15
 Cappuccino
$5.34
$3.76
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.61
$0.49
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$3256
$387
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$2148
$248
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$5076
$556
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$3179
$207
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$103
$24.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$162
$38.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.8
$12
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.68%
5.29%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$15640
$2778
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$10052
$1670
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.96
$0.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$129
$18.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$28.6
$3.94
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.12
$0.98
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.34
$1.57
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$4.02
$1.92
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.94
$0.88
🥚 Eggs, x12
$5.41
$2.19
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.1
$18.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.4
$2.86
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$20.5
$12.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.63
$2.2
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.19
$1.45
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.34
$1.68
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.19
$0.93
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.77
$0.72
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
$0.69
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.68
$0.6
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.38
$1.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$19.6
$12.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.22
$0.96
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15.5
$3.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.16
$3.24
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.93
$5.35
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$5.39
$1.69
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.33
$1.32
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$94.7
$14
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$17.5
$4.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$112
$23.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$28.3
$8.23
👖 Brand Jeans
$65.2
$34.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$98.3
$90.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$2504
$164
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$17718
$12808

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Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.6 mi Astoria
$2775
11 km or 6.8 mi Hoboken
$3307
11 km or 7.1 mi Jersey
$2660
13 km or 8.3 mi Union
$2628
14 km or 8.8 mi West New York
$2325
14 km or 8.9 mi Bayonne
$3057
15 km or 9.6 mi North Bergen
$2358
17 km or 10 mi Secaucus
$2488
17 km or 11 mi Cliffside Park
$2512
18 km or 11 mi Kearny
$2371
20 km or 12 mi Valley Stream
$2600
20 km or 13 mi Fort Lee
$2720
20 km or 13 mi Lyndhurst
$2382
22 km or 14 mi Newark
$1916
23 km or 14 mi Elizabeth
$2419
23 km or 14 mi Belleville
$2261
25 km or 15 mi Hillside
$2289
25 km or 15 mi Long Beach
$2569
25 km or 15 mi Nutley
$2302
25 km or 16 mi East Orange
$2012
25 km or 16 mi Irvington
$2177
26 km or 16 mi Rockville Centre
$2570
26 km or 16 mi Linden
$2444
26 km or 16 mi Hackensack
$2469
26 km or 16 mi Bloomfield
$2233
26 km or 16 mi Teaneck
$2521
26 km or 16 mi Carteret
$2479
26 km or 16 mi Passaic
$2485
27 km or 17 mi Roselle
$2394
27 km or 17 mi Hempstead
$2949
28 km or 17 mi Union Township
$2387
28 km or 18 mi Clifton
$2662
28 km or 18 mi Maplewood
$2335
29 km or 18 mi Montclair
$2347
29 km or 18 mi Bergenfield
$2473
29 km or 18 mi Mount Vernon
$2591
30 km or 18 mi Rahway
$2450
30 km or 18 mi Uniondale
$2442
30 km or 18 mi West Orange
$2255
30 km or 18 mi New Rochelle
$2985

Cities near Quanzhou

Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.9 mi Jinjiang
$685
59 km or 36 mi Kinmen
$865
70 km or 44 mi Xiamen
$792
72 km or 45 mi Putian
$688
104 km or 64 mi Zhangzhou
$753
147 km or 92 mi Fuzhou
$680
159 km or 99 mi Longyan
$508
177 km or 110 mi Sanming
$671
197 km or 122 mi Nanping
$679
216 km or 134 mi Ningde
$709
218 km or 136 mi Changhua
$884
227 km or 141 mi Taichung
$971
229 km or 142 mi Miaoli
$690
240 km or 149 mi Douliu
$866
240 km or 149 mi Nantou
$869
241 km or 150 mi Hsinchu
$827
242 km or 150 mi Chaozhou
$808
245 km or 152 mi Zhubei
$911
247 km or 154 mi Chiayi
$888
257 km or 160 mi Shantou
$989
259 km or 161 mi Meizhou
$847
265 km or 165 mi Taoyuan
$805
269 km or 167 mi Tainan
$1003
271 km or 169 mi Jieyang
$957
289 km or 179 mi New Taipei
$1032
297 km or 185 mi Taipei
$1127
303 km or 188 mi Puning
$928
309 km or 192 mi Kaohsiung
$903
319 km or 198 mi Keelung
$913
320 km or 199 mi Yilan
$896
321 km or 199 mi Wuyishan
$646
354 km or 220 mi Taitung
$1000
379 km or 236 mi Rui'an
$762
381 km or 237 mi Ganzhou
$831
397 km or 247 mi Shangrao
$704
399 km or 248 mi Guixi
$651
400 km or 249 mi Wenzhou
$819
401 km or 249 mi Yingtan
$656
407 km or 253 mi Fuzhou
$647
408 km or 254 mi Shanwei
$1073