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Cost of Living in San Juan

Cost of living in San Juan is 29.45% lower than in New York (Info)Our estimator (with default settings) estimate monthly expenses for a single person at 797.73$ and for four person family at 2,774.95$ (without rent).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.50 $ 9.85-13.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 $ 45.00-65.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 6.00-8.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 2.00 $ 1.25-3.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 $ 3.00-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.82 $ 2.00-3.50
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.21 $ 1.00-1.50
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.12 $ 1.00-1.50
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.51 $ 5.98-11.36
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.59 $ 2.27-3.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.33 $ 0.79-2.00
Eggs (12) 2.92 $ 2.50-3.57
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.46 $ 1.59-3.65
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.30 $ 2.27-4.54
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.35 $ 2.69-4.53
Apples (1 lb) 1.54 $ 1.00-1.95
Banana (1 lb) 0.69 $ 0.68-0.69
Oranges (1 lb) 2.04 $ 1.25-2.69
Tomato (1 lb) 1.77 $ 1.25-2.49
Potato (1 lb) 1.12 $ 0.91-1.50
Onion (1 lb) 1.16 $ 0.89-1.99
Lettuce (1 head) 2.95 $ 1.89-3.59
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.59 $ 1.10-2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 13.00 $ 10.00-18.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.53 $ 1.25-2.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.12 $ 2.00-5.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.25 $ 6.00-8.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $ 0.75-1.75
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 32.50 $ 30.00-50.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.95 $ 1.75-2.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.20 $ 1.90-2.50
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 14.70 $ 13.80-25.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.57 $ 2.23-2.84
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,890.00 $ 21,000.00-32,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 193.39 $ 137.24-259.23
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.17 $ 0.10-0.25
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 52.52 $ 40.00-65.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.92 $ 30.00-70.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.67 $ 5.00-25.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.00 $ 6.50-8.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.00 $ 30.00-50.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 57.75 $ 30.00-80.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.33 $ 60.00-90.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.00 $ 75.00-120.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 790.62 $ 600.00-1,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 541.18 $ 400.00-600.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,258.33 $ 900.00-1,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 911.61 $ 700.00-1,200.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 254.08 $ 230.00-300.00
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 165.74 $ 130.00-200.00
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 1,759.09 $ 1,250.00-3,000.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.64 4.15-5.00

Prices in San Juan, Puerto Rico

These data are based on 898 entries in the past 18 months from 92 different contributors.
Last update: February, 2016
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#Misael on Feb 01, 2013 :
Being the capital city of Puerto Rico, San Juan, is the most expensive city of the island. however, within less than 20 minutes you can find other cities such as Carolina, Caguas, Guaynabo and Loiza that are far less expensive.

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