Cost of Living in Kalamazoo, MI

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1464
$3845
🛋️ Without rent
$670
$2255
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$794
$1590
🍽️ Food
$488
$1273
🚐 Transport
$49.1
$130
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2955
😀 Quality of life
63
🏙️ Population
73.6K

The average cost of living in Kalamazoo is $1464, which is in the top 30% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2827th out of 9294 in our global list, 2097th out of 2202 in the United States, and 55th out of 59 in Michigan.

The median after-tax salary is $2955, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months. Ranked 4532nd (TOP 49%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1658th best city to live in the United States, and 45th most liveable city in Michigan. With an estimated population of 73.6K, Kalamazoo is the 531st largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 7 km Kalamazoo Battle Creek International Airport
😷 Air quality Good 12 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 600 Western Michigan University
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Prices in Kalamazoo

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$57.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.95
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.98
 Cappuccino
$4.08
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.05
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1254
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$505
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2104
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1234
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$79.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$121
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$60.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.58%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1557
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$943
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.17
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$56.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.28
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.63
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.74
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.3
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.51
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.6
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.39
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.53
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.39
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.34
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.17
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.43
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.06
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.25
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.86
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.35
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.94
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.63
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.92
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$36.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$108
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$41
👟 Brand Sneakers
$69.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1107
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13205

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