Cost of living in Atlanta, Georgia in 2018

Posted by:Aleksandr Belov Posted on:Oct 15,2017

Atlanta is an expensive city with high living costs. How much is life in Atlanta in 2018? We will analyze the prices for rent of apartments (1, 2 and 3 bedrooms), studios, utility bills, transport, food in stores and supermarkets. Including the approximate monthly expenses in Atlanta for 1 and 2 adults.

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Prices for rental apartments and studios in Atlanta, Georgia. 2018

Apartments rent

Number of roomsLocationPrice (rent per month)
Apartment (1 bedroom)City Centre1400
Apartment (2 bedroom)City Centre2528
Apartment (3 bedroom)City Centre1962
Apartment (1 bedroom)Outside of Centre971
Apartment (2 bedroom)Outside of Centre1252
Apartment (3 bedroom)Outside of Centre1534

Utility payments

Utility payments for 1 month (gas, water, electricity, Garbage, Cooling, Heating)
Apartment (3 bedroom). 915 sqft (85 m2)180 $
Apartment (2 bedroom). 645 sqft (60 m2)140 $
Apartment (1 bedroom) or studio 430 sqft (40 m2)120 $

Food prices in Atlanta in 2018. Vegetables, fruits, meat

Food in shops and supermarketsOZ, gallon, lbUSD
Ground Pork 1 lb7.00
Almond Milk64 fl oz 4.00
Milk 1 gallon3.10
White Bread22 oz 3.99
Mineral Water1 liter
Rice 1 lb1.73
Local Cheese1 lb4.85
Skinless Chicken Breasts1 lb5.49
Beef Chuck Short Ribs1 lb8.79
Grass Fed Rib Eye Steak1 lb18.69
Chilled Chicken Thighs1 lb3.29
Shrimp 1 lb20.89
Salmon Fillet1 lb14.29
Tilapia Filet1 lb11.00
Water1.5 liter1.81
Domestic Beer0.5 liter 2.31
Imported Beer 11.2 oz2.84
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro)1 Pack 5.60
Patties Pork 1 lb7.69
Whole Chicken Air Chilled1 lb3.29
Spaghetti16 oz 1.09
Pasta Noodles16 oz 1.49
Tomato Basil Pasta Sauce25 oz 2.99
Juice1.75 liter 4.00
Peanut Butter16 oz 4.20
Banana 1 lb0.99
Strawberries16 oz 4.99
Oranges 1 lb2.19
Red Plums1 lb3.29
Lemons1 lb2.60
White Peach1 lb4.39
Yellow Peach
1 lb3.30
Apples 1 lb2.30
Green Seedless Grapes1 lb4.39
Cherries1 lb8.79
Mandarins1 lb3.29
1 lb3.29
Bell Pepper1 lb3.29
Yellow Onions1 lb1.09
Green Cabbage1 lb1.09
Broccoli 1 lb1.89
Garlic1 lb6.59
Tomato1 lb2.19
Carrot1 lb1.49
Eggplant1 lb2.19
Potato1 lb1.49
Beet1 lb2.79

Monthly expenses in Atlanta

Monthly expenses. Listfor 1 adultfor 2 adults
Total: From 1919From 2664
Apartment or studio (1 bedroom). Outside of Centre. 430 sqft (40 m2)971.00971.00
Utilities for 2 person in 49 m2 (430 Sqft) studio120.00120.00
Monthly Pass (Local Transport)95.00190.00
Internet (60 Mbps)53.0053.00
Other expenses (cinema, entertainment, restaurants)150.00300.00
Mobile connection ( Tariff Local). 1 minute - $ 0.1030.0030.00

Aleksandr Belov

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