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Is the cost of living in Incheon high?

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We asked people how much they someone comfortably live on in Incheon, they wrote...

"The cost of living in Incheon is considered moderate compared to other major cities in South Korea. Rent for a one-bedroom apartment in the city center can be quite affordable, while a similar apartment outside the city center is even cheaper. The cost of utilities such as electricity, heating, cooling, and water is also relatively low. When it comes to food, local groceries are reasonably priced, and dining out at inexpensive restaurants is also quite affordable. However, dining at mid-range to high-end restaurants can be more expensive. Public transportation in Incheon is efficient and affordable, with options ranging from buses to subways. Taxis are also available but can be more costly. Healthcare in Incheon is of high quality and is relatively affordable, especially with the national health insurance that covers a significant portion of medical costs. Education, particularly international schooling, can be quite expensive. Overall, the cost of living in Incheon is lower than in Seoul, the capital of South Korea, but it can still be considered high compared to other countries in Asia. The cost can also vary greatly depending on one's lifestyle and spending habits," mentioned another expat when asked about moving to Incheon, Korea.

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