Cost of Living in Louisville, KY

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1553
$3598
🛋️ Without rent
$692
$2360
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$861
$1238
🍽️ Food
$455
$1182
🚐 Transport
$107
$289
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3289
🏙️ Population
760K

The average cost of living in Louisville is $1553, which is in the top 28% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2518th out of 9294 in our global list, 1857th out of 2202 in the United States, and 15th out of 24 in Kentucky.

The median after-tax salary is $3289, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months. Ranked 114th (TOP 2%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 42nd best city to live in the United States, and 1st most liveable city in Kentucky. With an estimated population of 760K, Louisville is the 18th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport8 kmBowman Field
😷 Air qualityExcellent9.1 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank308University of Louisville
Cost of living in Louisville infographic

Share this infographic!

Prices in Louisville

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$11.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$45.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.09
☕ Cappuccino
$4.9
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.63

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$870
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$683
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1323
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$980
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$90.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$140
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$50.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.57%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2915
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$890

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.76
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$48.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.2
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.65

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.62
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.09
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.19
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.14
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.79
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.79
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.53
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.14
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.99
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.62
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.17
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.85
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.94
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.56
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.1
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.83
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.35
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.5

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$27.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$10.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$107
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$41
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$735
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$26628

Louisville Cost of Living comparison