Cost of Living in Plainsboro Township, NJ

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1946
$4459
🛋️ Without rent
$724
$2359
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1222
$2100
🍽️ Food
$529
$1377
🚐 Transport
$55.7
$150
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3747
😀 Quality of life
67
🏙️ Population
24.1K

The average cost of living in Plainsboro Township is $1946, which is in the top 11% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 1000th out of 9294 in our global list, 882nd out of 2202 in the United States, and 50th out of 111 in New Jersey.

The median after-tax salary is $3747, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months. Ranked 3562nd (TOP 38%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1171st best city to live in the United States, and 93rd most liveable city in New Jersey. With an estimated population of 24.1K, Plainsboro Township is the 1855th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 20 km Trenton Mercer Airport
😷 Air quality Good 11.2 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 19 Princeton University
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Prices in Plainsboro Township

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$59.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.21
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.97
 Cappuccino
$4.29
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1256
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$998
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2219
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1782
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$106
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$164
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$66.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4464
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2504
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.22
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$56.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.92
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.74
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.85
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.11
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.56
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.97
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.07
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.45
🧅 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
$12.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.83
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.43
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.45
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.93
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.64
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.89
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$110
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$948
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13204

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