Cost of Living in South Bend, IN

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Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1613
$4200
🛋️ Without rent
$627
$2339
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$986
$1862
🍽️ Food
$457
$1208
🚐 Transport
$46.5
$129
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3169
😀 Quality of life
66
🏙️ Population
103K

The average cost of living in South Bend is $1613, which is in the top 32% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 3004th out of 9294 in our global list, 2082nd out of 2202 in the United States, and 38th out of 43 in Indiana.

The median after-tax salary is $3169, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months. Ranked 4153rd (TOP 45%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1521st best city to live in the United States, and 35th most liveable city in Indiana. With an estimated population of 103K, South Bend is the 327th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 7 km South Bend Regional Airport
😷 Air quality Good 10.1 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 154 University of Notre Dame
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Prices in South Bend

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$14.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$74.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.49
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.95
 Cappuccino
$5.28
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.82
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1305
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$686
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1695
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1600
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$122
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$188
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$54.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.49%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2884
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2100
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$34.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.9
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.78
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.25
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.6
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.15
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.28
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.77
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.44
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.23
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.42
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.08
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.66
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.11
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.48
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.29
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.43
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.14
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.08
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$10
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$109
💇 Haircut, simple
$14.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$39
👟 Brand Sneakers
$50.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1499
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$21112

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