Cost of Living in Independence, KY

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Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1917
$4531
🛋️ Without rent
$747
$2494
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1169
$2037
🍽️ Food
$566
$1490
🚐 Transport
$47
$128
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3714
😀 Quality of life
68
🏙️ Population
28.7K

The average cost of living in Independence is $1917, which is in the top 21% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 1996th out of 9294 in our global list, 1702nd out of 2202 in the United States, and 5th out of 24 in Kentucky.

The median after-tax salary is $3714, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months. Ranked 3192nd (TOP 34%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1110th best city to live in the United States, and 8th most liveable city in Kentucky. With an estimated population of 28.7K, Independence is the 1564th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 15 km Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 8.7 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 160 University of Cincinnati
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Prices in Independence

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$106
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.8
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4
 Cappuccino
$3.65
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.65
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1194
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$951
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1950
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1763
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$123
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$190
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$46.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.55%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2487
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1687
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.73
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.89
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.92
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.86
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.87
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.34
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.57
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.99
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.77
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.46
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.83
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.45
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.29
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.03
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.47
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.3
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.17
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$7.36
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.22
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.31
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$21
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$114
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$34.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$66.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1060
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$15709

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