Cost of Living in Indianapolis, IN

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1906
$4526
🛋️ Without rent
$782
$2535
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1124
$1991
🍽️ Food
$534
$1400
🚐 Transport
$103
$278
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4430
😀 Quality of life
89
🏙️ Population
863K

The average cost of living in Indianapolis is $1906, which is in the top 7% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 636th out of 9294 in our global list, 511th out of 2202 in the United States, and 1st out of 43 in Indiana.

The median after-tax salary is $4430, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.3 months. Ranked 106th (TOP 1%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 30th best city to live in the United States, and 1st most liveable city in Indiana. With an estimated population of 863K, Indianapolis is the 16th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 13 km Indianapolis International Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 12.4 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 379 Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis
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Prices in Indianapolis

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$74.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.97
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.49
 Cappuccino
$4
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.56
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1217
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$857
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2626
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1504
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$126
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$194
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.32%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2720
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$962
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.75
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$42.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.89
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.74
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.85
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.95
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.88
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.17
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.48
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.93
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.8
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.52
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.48
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.83
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.61
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.4
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.44
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.83
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.22
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.02
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.89
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.78
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$29.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$133
💇 Haircut, simple
$15.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$42
👟 Brand Sneakers
$71.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$924
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13016

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