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Cost of Living in Phoenix | Arizona

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1756
$3889
🛋️ Without rent
$724
$2310
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1032
$1579
🍽️ Food
$451
$1164
🚐 Transport
$151
$401
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3563
🏙️ Population
1.63M

The average cost of living in Phoenix is $1756, which is in the top 10% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 870th out of 9294 in our global list, 697th out of 2202 in the United States, and 6th out of 34 in the Arizona.

The median after-tax salary is $3563, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months. Ranked 21st (TOP 1%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 11th best city to live in the United States, and 1st most liveable city in Arizona. With an estimated population of 1.63M, Phoenix is the 5th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport12 kmPhoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
😷 Air qualityExcellent5.8 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank46Arizona State University - Tempe
Cost of living in Phoenix infographic

Prices in Phoenix

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$10.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.75
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.98
☕ Cappuccino
$4.95
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.79

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.66
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.29
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.44
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.99
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.98
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.91
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.58
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.02
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.3
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.94
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.13
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.95
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.82
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.98
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.94
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.45
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.04
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.88

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$2
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$61.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.7
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.76

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1033
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$807
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1689
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1250
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$113
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$174
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$66.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.26%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2600
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1751

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$75.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$784
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14907

Phoenix Cost of Living comparison