Cost of Living in Wheat Ridge, CO

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1946
$4448
🛋️ Without rent
$724
$2358
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1222
$2090
🍽️ Food
$530
$1378
🚐 Transport
$55.8
$150
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3727
😀 Quality of life
68
🏙️ Population
32.4K

The average cost of living in Wheat Ridge is $1946, which is in the top 11% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 1009th out of 9294 in our global list, 891st out of 2202 in the United States, and 18th out of 28 in Colorado.

The median after-tax salary is $3727, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months. Ranked 3215th (TOP 35%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 983rd best city to live in the United States, and 18th most liveable city in Colorado. With an estimated population of 32.4K, Wheat Ridge is the 1387th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 15 km Rocky Mountain Metropolitan Airport
😷 Air quality Good 10.3 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 305 University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus
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Prices in Wheat Ridge

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$59.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.21
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.97
 Cappuccino
$4.34
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.97
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1242
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1000
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2228
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1768
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$164
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$66.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.06%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4539
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2524
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.2
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$57.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.24
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.92
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.76
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.87
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.09
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.52
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.69
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.9
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.1
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.48
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.4
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.19
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.07
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.84
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.41
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.38
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.95
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.65
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.89
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$109
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$945
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13183

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