Cost of Living in Manchester, CT

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Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$2267
$5920
🛋️ Without rent
$916
$3120
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1351
$2800
🍽️ Food
$696
$1824
🚐 Transport
$70.5
$191
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4512
😀 Quality of life
68
🏙️ Population
59.7K

The average cost of living in Manchester is $2267, which is in the top 12% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 1157th out of 9294 in our global list, 1046th out of 2202 in the United States, and 39th out of 52 in Connecticut.

The median after-tax salary is $4512, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months. Ranked 3352nd (TOP 36%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1179th best city to live in the United States, and 25th most liveable city in Connecticut. With an estimated population of 59.7K, Manchester is the 714th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 11 km Hartford Brainard Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 7.9 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 128 University of Connecticut
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Prices in Manchester

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$18.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$90.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$11.3
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.8
 Cappuccino
$5.05
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.44
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1502
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1100
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$3072
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2447
🔌 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
$63.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.17%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3673
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2271
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.08
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$68.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$25.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.95
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.58
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.97
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.77
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$16.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.9
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.83
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.97
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.84
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.75
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.14
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.67
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.26
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.97
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12.4
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$12.3
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6.84
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.48
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.16
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$24.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$15.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$106
💇 Haircut, simple
$19.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$51
👟 Brand Sneakers
$83.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1645
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$20371

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