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Cost of Living Comparison Between Puerto Rico and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 8.31% higher than in Puerto Rico
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 25.04% higher than in Puerto Rico
Rent Prices in United States are 89.84% higher than in Puerto Rico
Restaurant Prices in United States are 14.73% higher than in Puerto Rico
Groceries Prices in United States are 10.81% higher than in Puerto Rico
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 27.43% higher than in Puerto Rico

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Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     11.00 $      +10.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $     50.00 $      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 $     6.75 $      +12.50 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 1.88 $     3.50 $      +86.67 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.00 $     5.00 $      +66.67 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.32 $     3.74 $      +61.39 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.05 $     1.65 $      +57.36 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.06 $     1.34 $      +25.90 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.65 $     3.76 $      -43.52 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.22 $     2.27 $      +1.84 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.94 $     1.49 $      +58.86 %
Eggs (12) 2.70 $     2.49 $      -7.77 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.94 $     4.49 $      +52.66 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.81 $     3.82 $      +35.86 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.80 $     1.85 $      +2.79 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.58 $     1.82 $      +14.92 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.28 $     1.78 $      +39.05 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.11 $     1.18 $      +6.53 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.64 $     1.58 $      -40.29 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.57 $     1.76 $      +12.14 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     12.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.53 $     1.76 $      +15.45 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.91 $     2.37 $      -18.60 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.50 $     6.11 $      -6.00 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $     2.00 $      +33.33 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 $     64.00 $      +113.33 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.00 $     3.00 $      +50.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.46 $     2.50 $      +1.75 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 $     30.00 $      +50.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.00 $     2.85 $      -4.97 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 $     21,000.00 $      -12.50 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 233.22 $     157.71 $      -32.38 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $     0.16 $      +6.03 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 51.32 $     48.02 $      -6.44 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.78 $     37.12 $      +9.87 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.67 $     18.32 $      +57.06 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 6.75 $     10.00 $      +48.15 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 35.33 $     41.20 $      +16.61 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.93 $     35.81 $      -20.30 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.13 $     76.78 $      -9.80 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 87.61 $     87.25 $      -0.41 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 533.57 $     1,011.32 $      +89.54 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 404.78 $     791.10 $      +95.44 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 907.18 $     1,726.42 $      +90.31 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 718.92 $     1,339.57 $      +86.33 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 146.89 $     205.47 $      +39.88 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 127.45 $     132.57 $      +4.02 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 1,679.51 $     2,676.18 $      +59.34 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 5.01     4.18      -16.51 %
 
Last updateAugust, 2015August, 2015
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Currency: USD