Cost of Living in Homewood, AL

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1944
$4456
🛋️ Without rent
$723
$2356
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1220
$2100
🍽️ Food
$530
$1379
🚐 Transport
$55.7
$150
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3708
😀 Quality of life
62
🏙️ Population
25.2K

The average cost of living in Homewood is $1944, which is in the top 12% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 1134th out of 9294 in our global list, 1015th out of 2202 in the United States, and 5th out of 34 in Alabama.

The median after-tax salary is $3708, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months. Ranked 4757th (TOP 51%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1758th best city to live in the United States, and 14th most liveable city in Alabama. With an estimated population of 25.2K, Homewood is the 1769th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 12 km Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 12.3 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 192 University of Alabama at Birmingham
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Prices in Homewood

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$58.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.24
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.01
 Cappuccino
$4.34
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.98
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1258
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$993
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2242
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1775
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$108
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$66.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.14%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4503
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2499
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.22
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$56.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.24
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.92
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.72
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.07
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.55
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.69
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.91
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.12
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.48
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.21
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.04
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.85
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.28
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.34
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.92
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.64
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.87
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$108
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$77.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$952
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13183

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