Cost of Living in Carson, NV

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$2223
$5237
🛋️ Without rent
$727
$2264
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1496
$2973
🍽️ Food
$533
$1380
🚐 Transport
$54.2
$154
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5403
😀 Quality of life
63
🏙️ Population
54.1K

The average cost of living in Carson is $2223, which is in the top 3% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 308th out of 9294 in our global list, 240th out of 2202 in the United States, and 1st out of 13 in Nevada.

The median after-tax salary is $5403, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.4 months. Ranked 4626th (TOP 50%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1696th best city to live in the United States, and 9th most liveable city in Nevada. With an estimated population of 54.1K, Carson is the 803rd largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 36 km Lake Tahoe Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 18.6 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 6794 Western Nevada College
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Prices in Carson

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$50.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.96
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$7.05
 Cappuccino
$5.02
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.51
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1261
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1394
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$3980
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2511
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$72.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$112
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$56.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.45%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2145
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1608
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$4.99
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$29.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.46
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.91
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.29
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.4
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.12
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.45
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.21
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.21
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.45
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.13
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.66
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.34
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.57
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.02
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.96
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.32
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.97
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.64
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.9
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$25.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$109
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$41.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$92.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$200
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$20188

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