Cost of Living in Hempstead, NY

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$2890
$6167
🛋️ Without rent
$847
$2663
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$2043
$3504
🍽️ Food
$574
$1494
🚐 Transport
$121
$324
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4331
🏙️ Population
760K

The average cost of living in Hempstead is $2890, which is in the top 1% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 36th out of 9294 in our global list, 29th out of 2202 in the United States, and 2nd out of 115 in New York State.

The median after-tax salary is $4331, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.5 months. Ranked 478th (TOP 6%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 106th best city to live in the United States, and 5th most liveable city in New York State. With an estimated population of 760K, Hempstead is the 19th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport15 kmJohn F Kennedy International Airport
😷 Air qualityExcellent6.6 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank618St John's University - New York
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Prices in Hempstead

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$75.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.97
☕ Cappuccino
$3.96
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.31

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1749
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1830
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$3108
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$3234
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$124
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$191
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$104
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.56%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3496
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1990

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$4.89
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$60
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.4
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.68

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.98
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.33
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.68
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.14
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.21
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.83
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.21
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.5
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.72
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.37
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.66
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.95
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.08
🚬 Cigarette pack
$10.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.31
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.07
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.49
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.86

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$49.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$107
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$101
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$944
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10918

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