Cost of Living in Moorhead, MN

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1944
$4450
🛋️ Without rent
$724
$2360
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1220
$2089
🍽️ Food
$531
$1380
🚐 Transport
$55.4
$149
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3761
😀 Quality of life
61
🏙️ Population
44.5K

The average cost of living in Moorhead is $1944, which is in the top 12% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 1098th out of 9294 in our global list, 980th out of 2202 in the United States, and 31st out of 54 in Minnesota.

The median after-tax salary is $3761, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months. Ranked 5014th (TOP 54%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1878th best city to live in the United States, and 52nd most liveable city in Minnesota. With an estimated population of 44.5K, Moorhead is the 988th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 6 km Hector International Airport
😷 Air quality Good 11.3 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 587 North Dakota State University
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Prices in Moorhead

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$59.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.2
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.97
 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
$1248
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$995
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2226
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1767
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$164
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$66.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.12%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4485
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2543
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.2
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$56.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.94
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.75
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.87
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.09
🧀 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
$13.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.58
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.91
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.11
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.36
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.21
🍹 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
$8.44
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.34
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.98
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.64
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.89
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$110
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$948
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13298

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