Cost of Living in Cape Girardeau, MO

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1494
$3799
🛋️ Without rent
$694
$2289
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$799
$1510
🍽️ Food
$510
$1325
🚐 Transport
$47.7
$136
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3572
😀 Quality of life
60
🏙️ Population
39.5K

The average cost of living in Cape Girardeau is $1494, which is in the top 30% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2746th out of 9294 in our global list, 2080th out of 2202 in the United States, and 32nd out of 36 in Missouri.

The median after-tax salary is $3572, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.4 months. Ranked 5175th (TOP 56%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1941st best city to live in the United States, and 33rd most liveable city in Missouri. With an estimated population of 39.5K, Cape Girardeau is the 1127th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 10 km Cape Girardeau Regional Airport
😷 Air quality Good 11.6 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 2010 Southeast Missouri State University
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Prices in Cape Girardeau

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$14.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.95
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.97
 Cappuccino
$4
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.81
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1249
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$438
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1389
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1203
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$129
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$200
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$69.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.71%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4488
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2497
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$5.02
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$24.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.15
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.82
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.85
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.77
🥚 Eggs, x12
$0.99
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.35
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.81
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.31
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.66
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.43
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.42
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.07
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$14.9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.46
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.27
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.93
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.68
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$26.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$9.91
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$109
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$48
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$947
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13181

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