Cost of Living in Hoover, AL

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1944
$4475
🛋️ Without rent
$723
$2354
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1221
$2121
🍽️ Food
$529
$1376
🚐 Transport
$55.7
$150
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3732
😀 Quality of life
64
🏙️ Population
81.6K

The average cost of living in Hoover is $1944, which is in the top 12% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 1110th out of 9294 in our global list, 992nd out of 2202 in the United States, and 4th out of 34 in Alabama.

The median after-tax salary is $3732, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months. Ranked 4344th (TOP 47%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1573rd best city to live in the United States, and 6th most liveable city in Alabama. With an estimated population of 81.6K, Hoover is the 458th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 20 km Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 13 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 192 University of Alabama at Birmingham
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Prices in Hoover

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$14.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$59.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.24
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.91
 Cappuccino
$4.33
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.99
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1258
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$996
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2254
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1798
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$106
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$66.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.05%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4587
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2541
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.18
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$56.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.93
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.77
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.85
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.09
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.6
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.95
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.1
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.47
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.36
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.21
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.87
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.28
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.37
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.01
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.9
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$108
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$946
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13215

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