Cost of Living in St Albans

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1819
$4521
🛋️ Without rent
$613
$2257
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1206
$2264
🍽️ Food
$384
$992
🚐 Transport
$85.4
$216
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2455
😀 Quality of life
76
🏙️ Population
82.1K

The average cost of living in St Albans is $1819, which is in the top 21% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 1975th out of 9294 in our global list, 19th out of 277 in the United Kingdom, and 15th out of 231 in England.

The median after-tax salary is $2455, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.3 months. Ranked 682nd (TOP 7%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 77th best city to live in the United Kingdom, and 65th most liveable city in England. With an estimated population of 82.1K, St Albans is the 104th largest city in the United Kingdom.

✈️ Closest airport 13 km London Luton Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 9.9 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 554 University of Hertfordshire
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Prices in St Albans

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$14.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$48.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.73
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5
 Cappuccino
$3.79
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.01
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1263
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$964
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2198
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1954
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$146
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$225
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$36.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.89%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9137
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6809
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$4.16
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$134
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.83
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.04
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.43
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.11
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.49
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.46
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.92
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.43
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.35
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.16
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.63
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.42
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.94
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.04
🚬 Cigarette pack
$14.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.43
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.37
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.53
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.14
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$58.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$92
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$75.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1738
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$15752

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