Cost of Living in Elk River, MN

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1950
$4459
🛋️ Without rent
$723
$2355
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1227
$2104
🍽️ Food
$529
$1377
🚐 Transport
$55.9
$151
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3738
😀 Quality of life
64
🏙️ Population
25.8K

The average cost of living in Elk River is $1950, which is in the top 8% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 723rd out of 9294 in our global list, 606th out of 2202 in the United States, and 12th out of 54 in Minnesota.

The median after-tax salary is $3738, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months. Ranked 4347th (TOP 47%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1574th best city to live in the United States, and 47th most liveable city in Minnesota. With an estimated population of 25.8K, Elk River is the 1721st largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 45 km Saint Cloud Regional Airport
😷 Air quality Good 11.3 µg/m³
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Prices in Elk River

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$58.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.23
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.99
 Cappuccino
$4.3
🥤 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
$1253
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1003
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2222
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1785
🔌 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
$66.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.05%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4465
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2496
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.22
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$56.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.24
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.93
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.76
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.86
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.07
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.58
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.07
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.19
🍹 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
$8.39
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.44
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.96
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.68
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.91
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$108
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$44.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$77.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$948
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13106

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