Cost of living and prices in Columbia, prices of food, rent, shopping, etc. Updated Feb 2021

Columbia, city in United States located in Northern America. Coordinates: 34.00071 latitude and -81.03481 longitude. It is situated at elevation 97 meters above sea level. Columbia has a population of 129272 people. It operates on the America/New_York time zone, GMT: -5.0.

Current prices of 53 goods and services in 10 categories in Columbia. Prices of food, restaurants, transportation, utilities, clothing and apartment rent & buying costs in Columbia. Average salaries also included.

Restaurants prices

Meal in Inexpensive Restaurant
10.00 $
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
60.00 $
McMeal at McDonalds or Alternative Combo Meal
7.00 $
Domestic Beer, 0.5 liter Draught
3.00 $
Imported Beer, 0.33 liter Bottle
5.00 $
Cappuccino
4.06 $
Coca-Cola, 0.33 liter Bottle
1.35 $

Markets prices

Water, 0.33 liter Bottle
1.19 $
Milk, Regular,1 liter
0.63 $
Loaf of Fresh White Bread, 0.5 kg
2.59 $
White Rice, 1 kg
2.96 $
Eggs, 12 pack
1.84 $
Local Cheese, 1 kg
11.02 $
Chicken Breasts, Boneless and Skinless, 1 kg
7.43 $
Beef Round or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat, 1 kg
14.10 $
Apples, 1 kg
3.67 $
Banana, 1 kg
1.77 $
Oranges, 1 kg
3.43 $
Tomato, 1 kg
4.33 $
Potato, 1 kg
1.98 $
Onion, 1 kg
2.27 $
Lettuce, 1 head
2.00 $
Water, 1.5 liter Bottle
1.42 $
Bottle of Wine, Mid-Range Price
16.00 $
Domestic Beer, 0.5 liter Bottle
1.55 $
Imported Beer, 0.33 liter Bottle
1.83 $
Pack of Cigarettes
6.00 $

Transportation prices

One-way Ticket, Local Transport
2.00 $
Monthly Pass, Regular Price
40.00 $
Taxi Start, Normal Tariff
2.00 $
Taxi, price for 1 km, Normal Tariff
1.55 $
Taxi, price for 1 hour Waiting, Normal Tariff
18.50 $
Gasoline, 1 liter
0.57 $
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
23,000.00 $

Utilities Per Month prices

Basic utilities for 85m2 Apartment including Electricity, Heating or Cooling, Water and Garbage
150.00 $
Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local, price per 1 min, No Discounts or Plans
0.10 $
Internet, 60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL
62.80 $

Sports And Leisure prices

Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
25.00 $
Tennis Court Rent, 1 Hour on Weekend
5.00 $

Salaries And Financing prices

Cinema ticket, 1 Seat
9.25 $
Average Monthly Net Salary, After Tax
2,750.00 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages for 20 Years Fixed-Rate, Yearly, Fixed-Rate
4.01 %

Childcare prices

Private Preschool or Kindergarten, Monthly for 1 Child
675.00 $

Clothing And Shoes prices

Pair of Jeans in a Chain Store Like George, H&M, Zara, etc.
36.00 $
Summer Dress in a Chain Store Like George, H&M, Zara, etc.
32.50 $
Pair of Running Shoes, Mid-Range Price
87.25 $
Pair of Leather Business Shoes
87.80 $

Rent Per Month prices

One bedroom apartment in city centre
1,003.33 $
One bedroom apartment outside of city centre
790.38 $
Three bedroom apartment in city centre
1,600.00 $
Three bedroom apartment outside of city centre
1,268.50 $

Buy Apartment prices

Price per m2 to Buy Apartment in City Center
1,790.21 $
Price per m2 to Buy Apartment Outside of City Center
811.54 $

Estimated cost of living in Columbia for a month without rent

Total cost of living in Columbia for two person with average consumption for one month will be 1147.92 USD, no rent price included.

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