Cost of Living in Laurel, MD

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$2018
$4588
🛋️ Without rent
$723
$2485
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1295
$2104
🍽️ Food
$526
$1363
🚐 Transport
$55.9
$147
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5491
😀 Quality of life
76
🏙️ Population
30.1K

The average cost of living in Laurel is $2018, which is in the top 5% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 493rd out of 9294 in our global list, 391st out of 2202 in the United States, and 13th out of 23 in Maryland.

The median after-tax salary is $5491, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.7 months. Ranked 649th (TOP 7%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 110th best city to live in the United States, and 3rd most liveable city in Maryland. With an estimated population of 30.1K, Laurel is the 1493rd largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 9 km Tipton Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 7 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 36 University of Maryland - College Park
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Prices in Laurel

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$50.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.02
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.54
 Cappuccino
$4.28
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.85
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1257
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1123
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2258
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1828
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$84.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$130
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$60.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1748
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2076
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.01
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$70.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.24
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.95
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.13
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.49
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.1
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.43
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.88
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.5
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.41
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.95
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.08
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.17
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$14.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.79
🚬 Cigarette pack
$9.11
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.42
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.96
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.9
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$29.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$110
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$76.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1239
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$19489

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