Cost of Living in La Chaux-de-Fonds

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$2334
$5833
🛋️ Without rent
$1044
$3534
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1289
$2299
🍽️ Food
$736
$1964
🚐 Transport
$99.4
$275
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5880
😀 Quality of life
75
🏙️ Population
39K

The average cost of living in La Chaux-de-Fonds is $2334, which is in the top 3% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 233rd out of 9294 in our global list and 38th out of 50 in Switzerland.

The median after-tax salary is $5880, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.5 months. Ranked 799th (TOP 9%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 37th best city to live in Switzerland. With an estimated population of 39K, La Chaux-de-Fonds is the 14th largest city in Switzerland.

✈️ Closest airport 3 km Les Eplatures Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 9.4 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 1258 University of Neuchatel
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Prices in La Chaux-de-Fonds

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$119
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$14.8
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.37
 Cappuccino
$4.26
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$3.72
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1311
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1046
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2418
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1940
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$138
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$211
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$52.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
1.55%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11243
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7360
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$77.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$38.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.86
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.51
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.16
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.73
🥚 Eggs, x12
$5.62
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$18.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$18.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$39.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.4
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.77
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.14
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.34
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.76
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.61
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.36
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.68
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.78
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.62
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$16.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.77
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.66
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$89.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$17.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$122
💇 Haircut, simple
$32.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$103
👟 Brand Sneakers
$106
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1530
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$24534

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