New Orleans is a Louisiana city on the Mississippi River, near the Gulf of Mexico. Nicknamed the “Big Easy,” it’s known for its round-the-clock nightlife, vibrant live-music scene and spicy, singular cuisine reflecting its history as a melting pot of French, African and American cultures. find out the cost of living in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Cost of living in New Orleans, Louisiana is given in detail below:

Expense Type Cost (Local Currency)
Lunch One Person (including a drink) in the business district$17
Fast Food Combo Meal at Restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar)$8
500 grams (1/2 kg) of boneless chicken breast$4.19
1 liter of whole fat milk$0.93
1 dozen (12) Large eggs$3.41
1 kilogram of tomatoes (2 lbs)$3.63
0.5 kg (500 grams) local cheese$4.06
1 kg of apples (2 lb.) $3.49
1 kg of potatoes (2 lb.)$1.67
0.5 litre domestic beer at a supermarket (16 oz)$2.43
1 bottle of good quality red table wine$14
2 liters of Soft Drink (Coca-Cola)$1.73
2 people meal (Bread only)$2.46
Monthly rent of a 900 Sqft furnished accommodation in Posh area$1,488
Monthly rent of a 900 Sqft furnished accommodation in Average area$1,202
 2 people Household Utilities for 1 month (heating, electricity, gas) for 914 sq. ft. apartment$201
Monthly rent of a 480 Sqft furnished studio in Posh or Expensive area$1,285
Monthly rent of a 480 Sqft furnished studio in Average area$966
1 person Household Utilities for 1 month (heating, electricity, gas) for (480 Sqft) studio$131
1 month Internet Connection (8 mbps$59
40 inch flat-screen TV $327
Microwave 800 to 900 Watt made by Bosch, LG, or similar brands$73
Laundry detergent (3 litres~ or 100 oz.)$10
Cleaning hourly rate$27
1 jeans pair from Levis or similar brand$56
Single warm weather dress at Top brand like Zara, H&M or similar$58
Single pair of shoes for sports like Nike, Adidas, or similar brands$83
Single pair of men’s leather formal shoes$91
1.4 cc base vehicle price (Volkswagen Golf)$22,671
1 liter 0.25 gallon) of gas/fuel$0.66
Public transport monthly ticket $55
Business day taxi usage, 8 km. i.e. 5 miles$17
 6 days cold treatment medicine like Tylenol, Coldrex, or similar brands$8
Antibiotics Box (12 doses)$13
Private Doctor Visit (15 minutes)$84
32 tampons (1 Box)$5.97
Deodorant or roll-on  (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.)$3.41
Hair shampoo & conditioner(400 ml ~ 12 oz.)$4.54
Toilet paper 4 rolls$4.45
Toothpaste tube$2.14
Men’s haircut at the VIP area$23
Average dinner for two at a pub$43
2 movie tickets$23
2 tickets to best seats at a theater$164
Dinner for two people at an Italian restaurant in the the VIP area including appetizer, main course, wine and dessert$82
One cocktail drink at a downtown club$10
Coffee (Cappuccino) in the VIP area of the city$5.37
1 beer at a neighbourhood pub (500ml)$5.23
128GB iPad with supported Wi-Fi $429
1 minute of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts included)$0.15
1 month of  business district gym membership$60
1 pack of cigarettes (Marlboro)$7