Cost of Living in Valparaiso, IN

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1818
$3874
🛋️ Without rent
$716
$2266
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1102
$1608
🍽️ Food
$523
$1363
🚐 Transport
$43.1
$120
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2785
😀 Quality of life
64
🏙️ Population
34.2K

The average cost of living in Valparaiso is $1818, which is in the top 21% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 1977th out of 9294 in our global list, 1801st out of 2202 in the United States, and 26th out of 43 in Indiana.

The median after-tax salary is $2785, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months. Ranked 4472nd (TOP 48%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1628th best city to live in the United States, and 35th most liveable city in Indiana. With an estimated population of 34.2K, Valparaiso is the 1323rd largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 5 km Porter County Municipal Airport
😷 Air quality Good 11.4 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 896 Valparaiso University
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Prices in Valparaiso

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.99
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$75.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.32
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.02
 Cappuccino
$4.05
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.19
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$904
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$862
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1400
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1269
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$146
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$227
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$85.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.48%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1454
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1163
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.99
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$30.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.67
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.41
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.39
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.06
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.63
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.83
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.89
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.62
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.18
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.43
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.18
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.21
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.33
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$18.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.71
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.74
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.43
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.91
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.66
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.89
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$45.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.07
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$109
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$55.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$115
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$601
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13180

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