Cost of Living in La Chaux-de-Fonds

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Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$2381
$7865
🛋️ Without rent
$1111
$3966
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1269
$3898
🍽️ Food
$772
$2022
🚐 Transport
$106
$291
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4821
😀 Quality of life
75
🏙️ Population
39K

The average cost of living in La Chaux-de-Fonds is $2381, which is in the top 9% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 881st out of 9294 in our global list and 44th out of 50 in Switzerland.

The median after-tax salary is $4821, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months. Ranked 858th (TOP 9%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 42nd 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 6.9 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 899 University of Neuchatel
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Prices in La Chaux-de-Fonds

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$68.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$16.6
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.76
 Cappuccino
$4.04
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$3.45
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1539
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$957
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$5725
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$3104
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$137
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$211
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$59.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.52%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$11504
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9514
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$5.73
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$88.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$34.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.27
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.71
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.29
🥚 Eggs, x12
$7.08
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$24.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$27.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$53.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.22
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.91
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.69
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.7
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.29
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.66
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$14.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.32
🚬 Cigarette pack
$10.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$15.8
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.23
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.89
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.66
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$71
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$23.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$119
💇 Haircut, simple
$39.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$109
👟 Brand Sneakers
$138
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$2894
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$19355

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