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Cost of Living in New York City
Accommodation The price of a 3 bedroom apartment in New York City varies according to location but in Manhattan the average price for a three bedroom condominium currently according to StreetEasy.com is $3,050,000. If you want to rent a 3 bedroom in Manhattan you can expect to pay $10,000 upwards per month.
Utilities
  • You can expect to pay $200 upwards for water and gas every month.
  • Electricity: you can expect to pay $100 upwards per month.
Basic Food Prices

These prices usually vary with where you choose to buy your groceries.

  • Half a gallon of 2% milk in New York City costs $2.49, the price tends to vary depending on the type of milk you buy with quarts (946 ml) being generally more expensive ($1.29 ) and gallons being cheaper at $3.99.
  • The price of butter also varies with the type of butter you buy with light versions generally being more expensive than normal butter which is normally priced at $4.99 for 453 grams.
  • Eggs: If you want organic or cage free eggs you should be prepared to pay more than what you would pay for an ordinary carton of 12 eggs which is currently priced at $3.99.
  • Cereals which are a popular breakfast food in New York City and elsehwere in the USA also average a…

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