Cost of Living in Wichita | Kansas

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1317
$3328
🛋️ Without rent
$585
$2073
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$732
$1255
🍽️ Food
$400
$1040
🚐 Transport
$74.9
$197
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2763
🏙️ Population
382k

The average cost of living in Wichita is $1317, which is in the top 34% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 3111th out of 9294 in our global list, 2079th out of 2202 in the United States, and 22nd out of 24 in the Kansas State.

The median after-tax salary is $2763, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months. Ranked 120th (TOP 2%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 38th best city to live in the United States, and 1st most liveable city in Kansas State. With an estimated population of 382k, Wichita is the 53rd largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport10 kmMc Connell Air Force Base
😷 Air qualityExcellent8.3 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank850Wichita State University
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Prices in Wichita

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.54
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$50.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.02
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.98
☕ Cappuccino
$4.29
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.62

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$693
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$509
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1362
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$915
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$120
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$184
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$66.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.14%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1364
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$602

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.89
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$54.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.57

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.56
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.1
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.01
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.27
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.22
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.91
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.82
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.37
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.69
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.85
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.18
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.02
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.71
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.92
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.88
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.29
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.54
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.28
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.33

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$68.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$74.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1636
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$7542

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