Cost of Living in Oswego, NY

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1908
$4368
🛋️ Without rent
$691
$2274
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1217
$2093
🍽️ Food
$498
$1295
🚐 Transport
$55.3
$149
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5608
😀 Quality of life
68
🏙️ Population
16.9K

The average cost of living in Oswego is $1908, which is in the top 19% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 1778th out of 9294 in our global list, 1649th out of 2202 in the United States, and 100th out of 115 in New York State.

The median after-tax salary is $5608, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.9 months. Ranked 3274th (TOP 35%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1014th best city to live in the United States, and 55th most liveable city in New York State. With an estimated population of 16.9K, Oswego is the 2129th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 50 km Syracuse Hancock International Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 9 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 1622 SUNY College at Oswego
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Prices in Oswego

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$50.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$11
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4
 Cappuccino
$3.96
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$3.02
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1239
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$994
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2257
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1761
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$166
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$67.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.05%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4499
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2498
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.19
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$56.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.24
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.64
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.18
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.6
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.09
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.59
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.94
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.95
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.34
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.95
🌊 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
$16
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.86
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.39
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.93
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.61
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$109
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$77.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$958
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13220

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