Cost of Living in Colorado Springs, CO

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$2033
$4380
🛋️ Without rent
$772
$2517
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1261
$1863
🍽️ Food
$527
$1357
🚐 Transport
$110
$300
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5245
😀 Quality of life
85
🏙️ Population
479K

The average cost of living in Colorado Springs is $2033, which is in the top 5% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 472nd out of 9294 in our global list, 372nd out of 2202 in the United States, and 9th out of 28 in Colorado.

The median after-tax salary is $5245, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.6 months. Ranked 207th (TOP 2%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 57th best city to live in the United States, and 2nd most liveable city in Colorado. With an estimated population of 479K, Colorado Springs is the 41st largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 10 km City of Colorado Springs Municipal Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 9.4 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 930 University of Colorado Colorado Springs
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Prices in Colorado Springs

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$53.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.29
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.48
 Cappuccino
$5.02
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.38
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1262
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1057
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1960
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1567
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$100
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$155
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$62.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.29%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3550
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2260
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.62
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$53.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.06
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.86
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.17
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.5
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.36
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.54
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.6
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.54
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.87
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.96
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$14.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.43
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.98
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.85
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.64
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.78
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.37
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$101
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1248
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10576

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