Cost of Living in St. Louis, MO

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1561
$3701
🛋️ Without rent
$695
$2289
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$866
$1412
🍽️ Food
$479
$1243
🚐 Transport
$87.3
$225
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4428
🏙️ Population
318K

The average cost of living in St. Louis is $1561, which is in the top 27% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2489th out of 9294 in our global list, 1845th out of 2202 in the United States, and 26th out of 36 in Missouri.

The median after-tax salary is $4428, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.8 months. Ranked 3rd (TOP 1%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 2nd best city to live in the United States, and 1st most liveable city in Missouri. With an estimated population of 318K, St. Louis is the 62nd largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport21 kmSt Louis Lambert International Airport
😷 Air qualityGood10.2 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank41Washington University in St Louis
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Prices in St. Louis

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$52.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.57
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.11
☕ Cappuccino
$5.11
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.59

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$994
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$629
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1567
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1094
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$111
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$171
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.65%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1971
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$823

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.48
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$78
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.5
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.55

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.01
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.4
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.3
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.7
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.61
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.45
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.67
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.25
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.98
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.66
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.96
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.34
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.02
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.39
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.61
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$33
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$95.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$14.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$43
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$892
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$17078