Cost of Living in Louisville, KY

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1642
$3693
🛋️ Without rent
$732
$2423
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$910
$1269
🍽️ Food
$487
$1260
🚐 Transport
$111
$304
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3558
😀 Quality of life
88
🏙️ Population
760K

The average cost of living in Louisville is $1642, which is in the top 25% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2294th out of 9294 in our global list, 1934th out of 2202 in the United States, and 16th out of 24 in Kentucky.

The median after-tax salary is $3558, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months. Ranked 129th (TOP 1%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 37th best city to live in the United States, and 1st most liveable city in Kentucky. With an estimated population of 760K, Louisville is the 19th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 8 km Bowman Field
😷 Air quality Good 10.3 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 295 University of Louisville
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Prices in Louisville

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$46.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.98
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.84
 Cappuccino
$4.96
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.92
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$934
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$701
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1281
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$989
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$110
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$170
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$52
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.4%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3242
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$926
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$41
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.81
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.68
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.37
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.64
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.1
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.98
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.51
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.94
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.11
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.9
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.83
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.94
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.35
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.52
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.16
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.76
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.3
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.5
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$28.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$108
💇 Haircut, simple
$14.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$42
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1015
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$15397

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