Cost of Living in Cleveland, OH

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1729
$3898
🛋️ Without rent
$749
$2417
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$981
$1481
🍽️ Food
$513
$1335
🚐 Transport
$115
$297
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4910
😀 Quality of life
90
🏙️ Population
381K

The average cost of living in Cleveland is $1729, which is in the top 23% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2098th out of 9294 in our global list, 1864th out of 2202 in the United States, and 69th out of 89 in Ohio.

The median after-tax salary is $4910, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.8 months. Ranked 92nd (TOP 1%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 24th best city to live in the United States, and 1st most liveable city in Ohio. With an estimated population of 381K, Cleveland is the 55th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 4 km Burke Lakefront Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 13.2 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 111 Case Western Reserve University
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Prices in Cleveland

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$11.6
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$59.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.54
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.61
 Cappuccino
$4.55
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.62
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1041
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$740
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1789
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1093
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$126
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$195
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$54.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.35%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2137
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$511
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.48
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$94.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.79
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.16
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.44
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.45
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.9
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.75
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.64
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.43
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.31
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.54
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.52
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.97
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$14.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.92
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.34
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.19
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.16
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.47
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.18
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$29.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$82.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$11.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$84.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1021
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13297

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