Cost of Living in Denver | Colorado

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$2061
$4703
🛋️ Without rent
$802
$2620
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1259
$2083
🍽️ Food
$488
$1282
🚐 Transport
$161
$408
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4396
🏙️ Population
683k

The average cost of living in Denver is $2061, which is in the top 4% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 286th out of 9294 in our global list, 205th out of 2202 in the United States, and 4th out of 28 in the Colorado.

The median after-tax salary is $4396, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months. Ranked 73rd (TOP 1%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 21st best city to live in the United States, and 1st most liveable city in Colorado. With an estimated population of 683k, Denver is the 23rd largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport20 kmBuckley Air Force Base
😷 Air qualityExcellent8.2 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank467University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus
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Prices in Denver

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$58.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.04
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6
☕ Cappuccino
$4.82
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.94

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1394
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1049
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2311
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1792
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$86.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$133
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$54
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.05%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4551
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2939

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$118
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.68

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.83
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.99
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.76
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.47
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.71
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.29
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.15
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.22
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.7
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.53
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.28
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.01
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.31
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.92

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$47.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$117
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$53.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$87.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1151
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13835

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