Enter the total number of bricks purchased and the total cost into the calculator to determine the cost per brick.

Cost Per Brick Formula

The following equation is used to calculate the Cost Per Brick.

CPB = TC / B
  • Where CPB is the cost per brick ($/brick)
  • TC is the total cost ($)
  • B is the number of bricks

To calculate the cost per brick, divide the total cost of the bricks by the number of bricks.

What is the Cost Per Brick?


Cost per brick is a term used to describe the price of one brick. This term is used most often in construction.

How to Calculate Cost Per Brick?

Example Problem:

The following example outlines the steps and information needed to calculate the Cost Per Brick.

First, determine the total cost of the lot. In this example, the total lot cost is $500.00.

Next, determine the number of bricks purchased. For this example problem, the number of bricks purchased is 20.

Finally, calculate the cost per brick using the formula above:

CPB = TC / #B

CPB = $500 / 20

CPB = $25/brick