Summary

Cost of living in Boston, MA is 37% more expensive than Baltimore, MD according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$2,565
$4,069
Cost of Living
$3,643
$4,513
Average Salary
$1,881
$3,290
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Baltimore, MD
Boston, MA
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,447.82
$2,531.98
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,068.75
$1,840.36
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$2,184.57
$4,459.34
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$1,690.92
$2,758.3

Salaries And Financing

Name
Baltimore, MD
Boston, MA
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$3,643.76
$4,513.35
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%4.25
%4.38

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Baltimore, MD
Boston, MA
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$148.22
$173.73
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.1
$0.08
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$74.24
$71.14

Markets

Name
Baltimore, MD
Boston, MA
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$0.89
$0.89
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$2.81
$3.12
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.42
$2.6
Local Cheese (1kg)
$9.44
$13.38
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.46
$1.83
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$11.67
$16.42
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.83
$2.19
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.08
$2.96
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$7.33
$10.83
Apples (1kg)
$4.8
$4.76
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$9.07
$12.9
Oranges (1kg)
$5.03
$5.37
Potato (1kg)
$2.54
$4.94
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.56
$1.97
Rice (white), (1kg)
$3.71
$4.93
Tomato (1kg)
$5.88
$6.18
Banana (1kg)
$1.52
$1.86
Onion (1kg)
$3.17
$4.38
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$14.02
$14.91

Transportation

Name
Baltimore, MD
Boston, MA
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$2.13
$2.49
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$69.84
$88.11
Gasoline (1 liter)
$0.71
$0.74
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$22,566.67
$21,853.34
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$4.08
$3.44
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.31
$2.51
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$24.33
$28.17
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$20,634.56
$20,528.57

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Baltimore, MD
Boston, MA
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$44.75
$47.41
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$28.88
$32.71
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$77.23
$75.63
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$110.24
$106.62

Restaurants

Name
Baltimore, MD
Boston, MA
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$15.67
$16
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$65.84
$69.42
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$6.71
$8
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$5.33
$6.67
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$6.67
$7.17
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.58
$1.91
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.46
$1.54
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.77
$3.89

Sports And Leisure

Name
Baltimore, MD
Boston, MA
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$39.94
$63.13
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$20.67
$15.6
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$12.33
$13.84

Childcare

Name
Baltimore, MD
Boston, MA
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,071.57
$1,690
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$21,735.88
$25,694.79

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Baltimore, MD
Boston, MA
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$2,279.54
$9,100.67
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$1,302.61
$5,226.78