Cost of Living in Bloomington, MN

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1950
$4481
🛋️ Without rent
$727
$2366
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1224
$2115
🍽️ Food
$531
$1382
🚐 Transport
$56
$151
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3782
😀 Quality of life
70
🏙️ Population
90K

The average cost of living in Bloomington is $1950, which is in the top 8% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 736th out of 9294 in our global list, 619th out of 2202 in the United States, and 13th out of 54 in Minnesota.

The median after-tax salary is $3782, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months. Ranked 2281st (TOP 25%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 568th best city to live in the United States, and 6th most liveable city in Minnesota. With an estimated population of 90K, Bloomington is the 401st largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 9 km Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport / Wold-Chamberlain Field
😷 Air quality Good 11.1 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 17 University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
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Prices in Bloomington

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$59.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.23
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.97
 Cappuccino
$4.31
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.97
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1267
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$995
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2243
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1793
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$67.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.12%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4529
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2532
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.2
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$57.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.23
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.94
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.77
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.88
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.07
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.57
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.97
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.14
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.38
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.2
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.07
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.83
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.32
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.94
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.68
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.9
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$110
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$952
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13189

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