Cost of Living in Oakland, California in 2018

Cost of Living in Oakland, California

Country: United States

Last updated: November 2018

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Estimated budget for 1 person$
FOOD
A loaf of bread (400 g)*27 pieces, Potato (1 kg)*8.4 kg, White rice (1 kg)*5 kg, Onion (1 kg)*2.5 kg, Salad (1 kg)*2.5 kg, Tomatoes (1 kg)*5 kg, Apples (kg)*3 kg, Bananas (kg)*3 kg, Orange (1 kg)*2 kg, Beef (1 kg)*4, Pork (1 kg)*2.5, Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg)*6 kg, Milk (1 l)*20 l, Local cheese (1 kg)*2 kg, Eggs (12) *4 pieces, Mineral water (1.5 l)*30 l
501.52$ 443.95
RENT
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre*1, Internet (60 Mbps)*1
1841.00$ 1629.66
Restaurants
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant)*4, Cappuccino (regular)*12, Coke/Pepsi (330 ml bottle)*10, Big Mac meal*4, Bottle of beer (local, 0,5 l)*5, Wine (700 ml)*1
183.00$ 161.99
Transport
Public transport (Monthly pass)*1, Taxi Start*5, Taxi (1 km)*20
154.00$ 136.32
Personal care
Tube of toothpaste*1, Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.)*1, Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.)*1, Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands)*0.3, Visit to private doctor*0.4
64.75$ 57.32
Entertaiment
1 ticket to the movie*3, 1 ticket to the theatre*1, Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult*1, 1 cocktail drink in downtown club*3
213.00$ 188.55
For 1 day, cheap varriant, per day$
Hostel (for 1 person)*1 45.00$ 39.83
A loaf of bread (400 g)*1, Local cheese (1 kg)*0.1, Milk (1 l)*1, Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg)*0.3, Apples (kg)*0.3, Bananas (kg)*0.3, Orange (1 kg)*0.3, Potato (1 kg)*0.5, Eggs (12) *0.4 14.92$ 13.21
Public transport (1 way ticket)*4 10.00$ 8.85
For 1 day, mid-range varriant, per day$
Budget hotel, 2-3 stars (Room/Night)*1 110.00$ 97.37
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant)*3 45.00$ 39.83
Public transport (1 way ticket)*6 15.00$ 13.28
Food prices$
A loaf of bread (400 g) 3.57$ 3.16
Milk (1 l) 1.26$ 1.12
Eggs (12) 3.37$ 2.98
Local cheese (1 kg) 18.30$ 16.20
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 kg) 10.30$ 9.12
White rice (1 kg) 5.35$ 4.74
Onion (1 kg) 2.40$ 2.12
Salad (1 kg) 1.70$ 1.50
Potato (1 kg) 2.14$ 1.89
Tomatoes (1 kg) 4.72$ 4.18
Bananas (kg) 1.96$ 1.74
Apples (kg) 3.97$ 3.51
Orange (1 kg) 3.24$ 2.87
Beef (1 kg) 14.70$ 13.01
Pork (1 kg) 14.00$ 12.39
Mineral water (1.5 l) 2.38$ 2.11
Restaurants$
Meal for 1 person (Budget Restaurant) 15.00$ 13.28
Meal for 1 person (Mid-range Restaurant) 33.00$ 29.21
Cappuccino (regular) 3.90$ 3.45
Coke/Pepsi (330 ml bottle) 2.00$ 1.77
Water (330 ml bottle) 1.80$ 1.59
Big Mac meal 7.30$ 6.46
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub 65.00$ 57.54
Alcohol$
Bottle of beer (local, 0,5 l) 1.90$ 1.68
Imported beer (0,33 l) 2.80$ 2.48
Wine (700 ml) 17.50$ 15.49
Vodka, rum, brandy 20.00$ 17.70
Pack of cigarettes 7.70$ 6.82
Hotels and hostels$
Hostel (for 1 person) 45.00$ 39.83
Budget hotel, 2-3 stars (Room/Night) 110.00$ 97.37
Mid-Range Hotel, 4 stars (Room/Night) 281.00$ 248.74
Luxury Hotel, 5 stars (Room/Night) 540.00$ 478.01
Apartments for rent$
Apartment (1 bedroom) in Downtown 2390.00$ 2115.64
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1770.00$ 1566.81
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in Downtown 4220.00$ 3735.56
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3040.00$ 2691.02
Internet (60 Mbps) 71.00$ 62.85
Transportation$
Public transport (1 way ticket) 2.50$ 2.21
Public transport (Monthly pass) 78.00$ 69.05
Taxi Start 4.00$ 3.54
Taxi (1 km) 2.80$ 2.48
Taxi (1 hour Waiting) 30.00$ 26.56
Petrol (gas) 0.96$ 0.85
Personal care$
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) 9.00$ 7.97
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) 16.00$ 14.16
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, …) 8.00$ 7.08
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) 4.65$ 4.12
Tube of toothpaste 2.20$ 1.95
Visit to private doctor 118.00$ 104.45
Standard men’s haircut in expat area 25.00$ 22.13
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) 8.00$ 7.08
Entertainment$
1 ticket to the movie 12.00$ 10.62
1 ticket to the theatre 76.00$ 67.28
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.00$ 19.47
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 65.00$ 57.54
1 cocktail drink in downtown club 12.00$ 10.62
Other prices$
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 60.00$ 53.11
1 Summer Dress (Zara, H&M, ...) 47.00$ 41.60
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.00$ 78.78
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 110.00$ 97.37
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