The cost of living in Paris is very expensive. The average cost of rent is about $3,600 per month. Food varies with chicken breast running on average $8 a pound, a dozen eggs at $4 and a 2 liter bottle of Coke is $3.
The average cost of new house in 1966 was $14,200. 00 and the average Income per year was $6,900. 00. The cost of a dozen eggs was $0. 60 and a gallon of milk was $0. 99. A cup of coffee could be found for a quarter.