Cost of Living in Darien, CT

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Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$2787
$6573
🛋️ Without rent
$908
$3283
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1879
$3290
🍽️ Food
$648
$1701
🚐 Transport
$69
$192
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5659
😀 Quality of life
69
🏙️ Population
21.5K

The average cost of living in Darien is $2787, which is in the top 3% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 285th out of 9294 in our global list, 247th out of 2202 in the United States, and 6th out of 52 in Connecticut.

The median after-tax salary is $5659, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months. Ranked 2771st (TOP 30%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 921st best city to live in the United States, and 10th most liveable city in Connecticut. With an estimated population of 21.5K, Darien is the 2027th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 20 km Westchester County Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 7.5 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 1638 Fairfield University
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Prices in Darien

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$75.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.3
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.45
 Cappuccino
$4.98
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.37
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1932
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1695
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$3699
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2965
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$78.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$121
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$57.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4978
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3893
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.15
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$48.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$27.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.92
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.66
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.9
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.13
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$18.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.7
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.44
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.65
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.61
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.53
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.84
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.39
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.46
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.01
🚬 Cigarette pack
$11.7
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$13
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$7.4
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$5.03
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.62
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$55
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$15.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$162
💇 Haircut, simple
$20.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$74.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$2280
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$18868

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