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Cost of Living in Iowa State | United States

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1546
$3553
🛋️ Without rent
$656
$2120
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$890
$1433
🍽️ Food
$474
$1237
🚐 Transport
$47.3
$128
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3043
🏙️ Population
3.05M

The cost of living in Iowa State is $1546, which is 1.18 times less expensive than the average in the United States. Iowa State ranked 43rd most expensive and 35th best state to live in the United States.

The average salary after taxes in Iowa State is $3043, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months.

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Prices in Iowa State

We calculate prices for Iowa State as a weighted mean for the population of 24 cities. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages for more relevant information.

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$48.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.17
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.98
☕ Cappuccino
$3.8
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.84

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.29
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.98
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.1
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.85
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.26
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.83
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.41
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.38
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.47
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.58
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.17
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.92
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.21
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.55
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.36
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.72
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.28
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.87

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.78
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$45.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.66

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$827
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$697
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1464
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1147
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$103
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$158
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$64.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.3%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2514
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1516

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$106
💇 Haircut, simple
$15
👖 Brand Jeans
$45.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$754
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$11641

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