Cost of Living in South Pasadena, CA

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Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$2874
$6387
🛋️ Without rent
$887
$3031
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1987
$3356
🍽️ Food
$651
$1695
🚐 Transport
$59.3
$159
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5010
😀 Quality of life
70
🏙️ Population
26.9K

The average cost of living in South Pasadena is $2874, which is in the top 2% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 215th out of 9294 in our global list, 180th out of 2202 in the United States, and 122nd out of 319 in California.

The median after-tax salary is $5010, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months. Ranked 2394th (TOP 26%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 742nd best city to live in the United States, and 177th most liveable city in California. With an estimated population of 26.9K, South Pasadena is the 1668th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 21 km Bob Hope Airport
😷 Air quality Good 10.9 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 24 University of Southern California
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Prices in South Pasadena

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$21.5
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$75.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.3
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$7.79
 Cappuccino
$5.37
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.36
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$2070
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1708
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$3509
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2971
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$134
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$205
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$72.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.53%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6641
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$7122
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.07
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$61
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.23
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.37
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$4.77
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.47
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.77
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.95
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.75
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.28
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.85
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.03
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.44
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.24
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$14.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.99
🚬 Cigarette pack
$10.4
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.89
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$7.24
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.64
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.1
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$46.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$16.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$131
💇 Haircut, simple
$25.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$92.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1656
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18242

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