Cost of Living in Marion, IA

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1939
$4454
🛋️ Without rent
$723
$2353
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1217
$2101
🍽️ Food
$529
$1376
🚐 Transport
$55.7
$150
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3700
😀 Quality of life
61
🏙️ Population
41.5K

The average cost of living in Marion is $1939, which is in the top 15% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 1407th out of 9294 in our global list, 1287th out of 2202 in the United States, and 5th out of 24 in Iowa State.

The median after-tax salary is $3700, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months. Ranked 4941st (TOP 53%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1842nd best city to live in the United States, and 18th most liveable city in Iowa State. With an estimated population of 41.5K, Marion is the 1064th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 19 km The Eastern Iowa Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 12.2 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 2860 Cornell College
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Prices in Marion

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$59
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.17
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.94
 Cappuccino
$4.3
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.98
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1247
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$992
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2227
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1782
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$163
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$66.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.06%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4549
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2538
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.19
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$57.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.24
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.93
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.76
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.91
🥚 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
$13.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.53
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.91
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.12
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.47
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.38
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.2
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.83
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.29
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.34
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.95
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.67
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$109
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$77.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$948
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13129

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