Cost of Living in Fort Wayne, IN

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Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1886
$4617
🛋️ Without rent
$706
$2419
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1180
$2198
🍽️ Food
$516
$1344
🚐 Transport
$55.6
$156
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3893
😀 Quality of life
79
🏙️ Population
264K

The average cost of living in Fort Wayne is $1886, which is in the top 22% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2087th out of 9294 in our global list, 1753rd out of 2202 in the United States, and 26th out of 43 in Indiana.

The median after-tax salary is $3893, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months. Ranked 449th (TOP 5%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 88th best city to live in the United States, and 2nd most liveable city in Indiana. With an estimated population of 264K, Fort Wayne is the 88th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 12 km Fort Wayne International Airport
😷 Air quality Good 12 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 5157 Indiana Institute of Technology
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Prices in Fort Wayne

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$50.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.52
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.49
 Cappuccino
$4.66
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.11
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1108
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$913
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2345
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1767
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$159
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$246
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$69.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.24%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2147
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1607
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.24
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$25.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.75
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.48
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.35
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.78
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.06
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.97
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.72
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.64
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.93
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.92
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.69
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.93
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.15
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.44
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.63
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.09
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$48.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$110
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$37.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$73.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1229
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$16796

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