Providence

Cost of living in Providence, Rhode Island

Costs of living in Providence are in the most expensive 20 percent of all 263 Teleport cities and the 12th most expensive in the United States. Moving to Providence will very likely increase your daily costs of living. Sign up for free to get access to our cost of living index and use our international cost of living calculator to do cost comparison by city.

Housing prices in Providence

Large apartment

$1,137$1,627
$1,382
Median rent in city center
+8%
Compared to average rent of all cities

Medium apartment

$1,016$1,331
$1,173
Median rent in city center
+14%
Compared to average rent of all cities

Small apartment

$894$1,035
$965
Median rent in city center
+25%
Compared to average rent of all cities

Prices for items of daily living

PricePrice compared to the average price of all citiesPrice ranking compared to all cities
Food & drink
A kilogram of Apples$4.10+52%230/265
Bread$1.80+103%253/265
A Cappuccino$4.20+32%217/265
A beer$2.70+39%231/265
Lunch$17+57%254/265
Transportation
Monthly public transport$82+53%221/265
5km taxi ride$8.80+21%174/265
Other
Movie ticket$12+30%228/265
Monthly fitness club membership$32-33%40/265
Broadband internet connection$46+25%191/265