New York City vs Zhengzhou - Cost of Living Comparison

New York City Zhengzhou
🚶 Cost of living one person
$3723
$562
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$8021
$1520
🏠 One person rent
$2426
$212
🏘️ Family rent
$3744
$436
🍽️ Food expenses
$752
$199
🚐 Transport expenses
$347
$59.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5796
$609
😷 Air quality
Good
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
14 km
🎓 Higher education
100
76
😀 Quality of life
95
68
🏙️ Population
8.8M
12.6M

The cost of living in New York City is 562% more expensive than in Zhengzhou. Cities ranked 3rd and 7903rd ($3723 vs $562) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 531st 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 1.6 months in New York City compared to 1.1 months in Zhengzhou. New York City ranked 2nd best city to live in the United States vs Zhengzhou ranked 19th in China, while ranked 23rd and 3600th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in New York City vs Zhengzhou

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New York City Zhengzhou
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$20.7
$2.21
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$84.3
$17.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.9
$4.42
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$8.05
$0.8
 Cappuccino
$5.2
$3.03
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.76
$0.5
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$3237
$247
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$2007
$153
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$4220
$533
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$3341
$340
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$105
$30.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$160
$47.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$67.4
$10
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.68%
5.37%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$14208
$2792
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9347
$1824
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.75
$0.15
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$129
$6.48
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.1
$4.01
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.2
$1.27
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.26
$1.83
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$4.16
$1.78
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.09
$0.75
🥚 Eggs, x12
$5.37
$1.54
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.2
$18.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.3
$2.43
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$21.6
$11.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.52
$1.02
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.31
$0.97
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.2
$0.89
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.12
$0.92
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.98
$0.61
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.82
$0.51
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.63
$0.4
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.14
$1.15
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$18
$12.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.24
$0.98
🚬 Cigarette pack
$15
$2.97
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.27
$2.56
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.98
$3.68
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.11
$0.96
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.01
$1.31
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$91
$83.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$18.1
$6.69
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$145
$15.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$24.9
$4.69
👖 Brand Jeans
$62.1
$44.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$94.7
$119
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$2250
$296
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$25572
$5172

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$2139
11 km or 6.8 mi Hoboken
$3115
11 km or 7.1 mi Jersey
$2308
13 km or 8.3 mi Union
$2016
14 km or 8.8 mi West New York
$2208
14 km or 8.9 mi Bayonne
$2132
15 km or 9.6 mi North Bergen
$2012
17 km or 10 mi Secaucus
$2008
17 km or 11 mi Cliffside Park
$2017
18 km or 11 mi Kearny
$2023
20 km or 12 mi Valley Stream
$2020
20 km or 13 mi Fort Lee
$2611
20 km or 13 mi Lyndhurst
$2018
22 km or 14 mi Newark
$1921
23 km or 14 mi Elizabeth
$2027
23 km or 14 mi Belleville
$2025
25 km or 15 mi Hillside
$2008
25 km or 15 mi Long Beach
$2012
25 km or 15 mi Nutley
$2014
25 km or 16 mi East Orange
$1891
25 km or 16 mi Irvington
$2010
26 km or 16 mi Rockville Centre
$2011
26 km or 16 mi Linden
$2022
26 km or 16 mi Hackensack
$2006
26 km or 16 mi Bloomfield
$2093
26 km or 16 mi Teaneck
$1992
26 km or 16 mi Carteret
$2011
26 km or 16 mi Passaic
$2089
27 km or 17 mi Roselle
$2004
27 km or 17 mi Hempstead
$2889
28 km or 17 mi Union Township
$2023
28 km or 18 mi Clifton
$2509
28 km or 18 mi Maplewood
$2017
29 km or 18 mi Montclair
$2265
29 km or 18 mi Bergenfield
$2013
29 km or 18 mi Mount Vernon
$2146
30 km or 18 mi Rahway
$2020
30 km or 18 mi Uniondale
$2372
30 km or 18 mi West Orange
$2015
30 km or 18 mi New Rochelle
$2960

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Distance City Cost of living
25 km or 15 mi Xingyang
$666
35 km or 22 mi Xinmi
$671
40 km or 25 mi Xinzheng
$677
60 km or 37 mi Changge
$667
62 km or 38 mi Gongyi
$674
62 km or 39 mi Kaifeng
$719
64 km or 40 mi Xinxiang
$714
66 km or 41 mi Jiaozuo
$671
66 km or 41 mi Dengfeng
$671
69 km or 43 mi Yuzhou
$681
77 km or 48 mi Qinyang
$658
80 km or 50 mi Huixian
$671
81 km or 50 mi Yanshi
$669
81 km or 51 mi Weihui
$662
82 km or 51 mi Xuchang
$681
82 km or 51 mi Mengzhou
$655
99 km or 61 mi Ruzhou
$675
105 km or 65 mi Jiyuan
$667
111 km or 69 mi Changyuan
$672
111 km or 69 mi Jincheng
$705
113 km or 70 mi Luoyang
$663
118 km or 73 mi Pingdingshan
$669
125 km or 78 mi Hebi
$691
134 km or 83 mi Luohe
$655
134 km or 83 mi Gaoping
$662
147 km or 91 mi Linzhou
$682
154 km or 96 mi Zhoukou
$786
162 km or 101 mi Anyang
$559
162 km or 101 mi Wugang
$652
168 km or 104 mi Puyang
$772
169 km or 105 mi Changzhi
$840
170 km or 106 mi Heze
$1512
185 km or 115 mi Xiangcheng
$678
185 km or 115 mi Shangqiu
$778
200 km or 124 mi Zhumadian
$759
220 km or 137 mi Handan
$794
221 km or 137 mi Nanyang
$745
221 km or 138 mi Wu'an
$673
225 km or 140 mi Sanmenxia
$698
228 km or 142 mi Jieshou
$668