Cost of Living in Methuen, MA

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1949
$4470
🛋️ Without rent
$724
$2360
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1226
$2110
🍽️ Food
$530
$1377
🚐 Transport
$55.7
$150
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3754
😀 Quality of life
69
🏙️ Population
53.1K

The average cost of living in Methuen is $1949, which is in the top 8% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 779th out of 9294 in our global list, 661st out of 2202 in the United States, and 39th out of 92 in Massachusetts.

The median after-tax salary is $3754, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months. Ranked 2545th (TOP 27%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 670th best city to live in the United States, and 56th most liveable city in Massachusetts. With an estimated population of 53.1K, Methuen is the 823rd largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 6 km Lawrence Municipal Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 8 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 748 University of Massachusetts - Lowell
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Prices in Methuen

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$58.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.23
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.98
 Cappuccino
$4.34
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.99
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1249
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1002
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2252
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1787
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$163
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$67.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.14%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4550
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2522
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.2
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$57.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.93
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.74
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.88
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.07
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.55
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.69
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.97
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.1
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.4
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.2
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.08
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.84
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.34
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.33
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.9
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$109
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$958
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13192

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