Cost of Living in Kent, OH

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1675
$3697
🛋️ Without rent
$678
$2238
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$998
$1459
🍽️ Food
$500
$1303
🚐 Transport
$47.7
$131
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2863
😀 Quality of life
65
🏙️ Population
28.2K

The average cost of living in Kent is $1675, which is in the top 24% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2252nd out of 9294 in our global list, 1925th out of 2202 in the United States, and 71st out of 89 in Ohio.

The median after-tax salary is $2863, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.7 months. Ranked 4077th (TOP 44%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1443rd best city to live in the United States, and 62nd most liveable city in Ohio. With an estimated population of 28.2K, Kent is the 1586th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 15 km Akron Executive Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 12.3 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 442 Kent State University at Kent
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Prices in Kent

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$13.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$57.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.99
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.03
 Cappuccino
$4.98
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.51
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$633
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$863
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1305
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1199
🔌 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
$73.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.28%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1732
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1514
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$40.4
🚕 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
$0.8
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.37
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.07
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.75
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.29
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.88
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.5
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.64
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.04
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.07
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.04
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.85
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.01
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.3
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.95
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.64
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.9
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.07
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$110
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$44.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$75.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$952
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13181

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