Cost of Living in Malden, MA

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$2729
$4938
🛋️ Without rent
$791
$2788
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1939
$2150
🍽️ Food
$588
$1521
🚐 Transport
$65.7
$172
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3855
😀 Quality of life
70
🏙️ Population
66.3K

The average cost of living in Malden is $2729, which is in the top 0.8% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 72nd out of 9294 in our global list, 60th out of 2202 in the United States, and 7th out of 92 in Massachusetts.

The median after-tax salary is $3855, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.4 months. Ranked 2373rd (TOP 26%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 610th best city to live in the United States, and 51st most liveable city in Massachusetts. With an estimated population of 66.3K, Malden is the 616th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 8 km Logan International Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 8.6 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 1 Harvard University
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Prices in Malden

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$20
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$59.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.53
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.95
 Cappuccino
$4.53
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.48
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1253
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1858
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2254
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1779
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$134
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$209
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$67.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.41%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$12969
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4634
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.51
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$83.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.54
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.13
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.1
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.92
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.59
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.51
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.36
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.88
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.04
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.84
🚬 Cigarette pack
$10.9
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.43
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.01
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.63
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$25
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$110
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$69.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$2401
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4962

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