Cost of Living in Golden Valley, MN

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1943
$4459
🛋️ Without rent
$724
$2359
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1220
$2101
🍽️ Food
$530
$1379
🚐 Transport
$55.8
$150
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3705
😀 Quality of life
67
🏙️ Population
22.6K

The average cost of living in Golden Valley is $1943, which is in the top 12% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 1136th out of 9294 in our global list, 1017th out of 2202 in the United States, and 32nd out of 54 in Minnesota.

The median after-tax salary is $3705, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months. Ranked 3343rd (TOP 36%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1055th best city to live in the United States, and 33rd most liveable city in Minnesota. With an estimated population of 22.6K, Golden Valley is the 1959th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 17 km Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport / Wold-Chamberlain Field
😷 Air quality Good 11.3 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 17 University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
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Prices in Golden Valley

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$59.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.15
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.99
 Cappuccino
$4.33
🥤 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
$1254
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$993
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2254
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1771
🔌 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
$67.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.06%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4508
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2499
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.19
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$56.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.24
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.92
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.75
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.87
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.06
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.54
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.69
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.95
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.06
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.39
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.2
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.88
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.34
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.41
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.97
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.63
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.9
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$108
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$954
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13229

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