Summary

Cost of living in Washington, DC is 100% more expensive than Boulder, CO according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$3,779
$0
Cost of Living
$5,427
$4,112
Average Salary
$2,964
$2,088
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Washington, DC
Boulder, CO
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$2,280.4
$1,606.18
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,730.76
$1,314.44
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$4,614.68
$3,046.67
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$3,138.07
$2,418.52

Salaries And Financing

Name
Washington, DC
Boulder, CO
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$5,427.28
$4,112.46
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%4.17
%4.33

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Washington, DC
Boulder, CO
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$146.13
$142.81
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.1
$0.08
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$70.55
$61.22

Markets

Name
Washington, DC
Boulder, CO
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$0.9
$0.82
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$3.42
$2.48
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.99
$2.56
Local Cheese (1kg)
$13.5
$10.47
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$2.04
$1.57
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$14.67
$12
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$2.67
$1.82
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$3.87
$3
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$9.95
$5.87
Apples (1kg)
$6.65
$4.21
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$12.99
$7.67
Oranges (1kg)
$6.81
$4.15
Potato (1kg)
$3.61
$2.5
Lettuce (1 head)
$2.51
$1.49
Rice (white), (1kg)
$4.41
$4.08
Tomato (1kg)
$5.78
$3.28
Banana (1kg)
$1.95
$1.63
Onion (1kg)
$3.49
$1.98
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$15.05
$10.4

Transportation

Name
Washington, DC
Boulder, CO
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$2.92
$2.73
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$139.87
$109
Gasoline (1 liter)
$0.79
$0.67
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$22,221.67
$21,333.33
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$4
$3.08
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.14
$1.55
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$28.33
$24.67
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$20,228.88
$20,166.67

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Washington, DC
Boulder, CO
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$53.84
$42.5
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$37.22
$35
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$82.01
$72.61
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$131.54
$98.52

Restaurants

Name
Washington, DC
Boulder, CO
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$16.75
$11
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$77.5
$53.33
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$8.25
$7.33
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$6
$4.33
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$8
$5.25
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.19
$1.94
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.56
$1.71
Cappuccino (regular)
$4.46
$4.12

Sports And Leisure

Name
Washington, DC
Boulder, CO
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$71.1
$107.41
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$8.21
$22.5
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$13.84
$10.23

Childcare

Name
Washington, DC
Boulder, CO
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,485.29
$1,021.11
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$27,657.57
$12,000

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Washington, DC
Boulder, CO
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$5,872.26
$6,933.26
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$3,379.36
$4,213.97