Cost of Living Comparison Between Medellin and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 215.14% higher than in Medellin (without rent)
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 923.90% higher than in Medellin
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 300.24% higher than in Medellin
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 257.96% higher than in Medellin
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 265.31% higher than in Medellin
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Restaurants
Medellin[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15,000.00 Col$
(4.31 $)
69,548.39 Col$
(20.00 $)
     +363.66 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80,000.00 Col$
(23.01 $)
347,741.94 Col$
(100.00 $)
     +334.68 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 18,000.00 Col$
(5.18 $)
33,035.48 Col$
(9.50 $)
     +83.53 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4,000.00 Col$
(1.15 $)
24,689.68 Col$
(7.10 $)
     +517.24 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8,000.00 Col$
(2.30 $)
30,341.49 Col$
(8.73 $)
     +279.27 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4,295.16 Col$
(1.24 $)
16,671.26 Col$
(4.79 $)
     +288.14 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2,744.95 Col$
(0.79 $)
7,507.28 Col$
(2.16 $)
     +173.49 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2,367.01 Col$
(0.68 $)
5,984.64 Col$
(1.72 $)
     +152.84 %
Markets
Medellin[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 8,967.93 Col$
(2.58 $)
15,646.60 Col$
(4.50 $)
     +74.47 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2,793.86 Col$
(0.80 $)
11,808.77 Col$
(3.40 $)
     +322.67 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1,567.43 Col$
(0.45 $)
9,174.77 Col$
(2.64 $)
     +485.34 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5,310.52 Col$
(1.53 $)
11,793.57 Col$
(3.39 $)
     +122.08 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4,228.70 Col$
(1.22 $)
22,880.90 Col$
(6.58 $)
     +441.09 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6,471.52 Col$
(1.86 $)
21,423.64 Col$
(6.16 $)
     +231.04 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7,783.25 Col$
(2.24 $)
25,679.28 Col$
(7.38 $)
     +229.93 %
Apples (1 lb) 3,378.66 Col$
(0.97 $)
9,832.66 Col$
(2.83 $)
     +191.02 %
Banana (1 lb) 1,017.26 Col$
(0.29 $)
4,506.46 Col$
(1.30 $)
     +343.00 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2,284.71 Col$
(0.66 $)
8,241.17 Col$
(2.37 $)
     +260.71 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1,828.09 Col$
(0.53 $)
9,219.95 Col$
(2.65 $)
     +404.35 %
Potato (1 lb) 1,477.48 Col$
(0.42 $)
6,521.87 Col$
(1.88 $)
     +341.42 %
Onion (1 lb) 1,434.77 Col$
(0.41 $)
6,087.76 Col$
(1.75 $)
     +324.30 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2,480.62 Col$
(0.71 $)
7,514.54 Col$
(2.16 $)
     +202.93 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2,907.52 Col$
(0.84 $)
7,269.32 Col$
(2.09 $)
     +150.02 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 32,387.10 Col$
(9.31 $)
52,161.29 Col$
(15.00 $)
     +61.06 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3,591.12 Col$
(1.03 $)
11,441.83 Col$
(3.29 $)
     +218.61 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6,800.74 Col$
(1.96 $)
10,477.26 Col$
(3.01 $)
     +54.06 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7,900.00 Col$
(2.27 $)
52,161.29 Col$
(15.00 $)
     +560.27 %
Transportation
Medellin[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2,400.00 Col$
(0.69 $)
9,562.90 Col$
(2.75 $)
     +298.45 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 105,000.00 Col$
(30.19 $)
441,632.26 Col$
(127.00 $)
     +320.60 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4,650.00 Col$
(1.34 $)
12,170.97 Col$
(3.50 $)
     +161.74 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4,761.68 Col$
(1.37 $)
10,432.26 Col$
(3.00 $)
     +119.09 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25,000.00 Col$
(7.19 $)
121,709.68 Col$
(35.00 $)
     +386.84 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 9,622.90 Col$
(2.77 $)
9,511.55 Col$
(2.74 $)
     -1.16 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 66,000,000.00 Col$
(18,979.59 $)
76,503,226.71 Col$
(22,000.00 $)
     +15.91 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 73,567,461.51 Col$
(21,155.76 $)
73,741,207.32 Col$
(21,205.73 $)
     +0.24 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Medellin[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 208,809.72 Col$
(60.05 $)
508,598.00 Col$
(146.26 $)
     +143.57 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 156.82 Col$
(0.05 $)
382.52 Col$
(0.11 $)
     +143.92 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 112,025.72 Col$
(32.22 $)
223,780.12 Col$
(64.35 $)
     +99.76 %
Sports And Leisure
Medellin[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 75,287.81 Col$
(21.65 $)
300,594.60 Col$
(86.44 $)
     +299.26 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 31,300.00 Col$
(9.00 $)
122,206.45 Col$
(35.14 $)
     +290.44 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15,000.00 Col$
(4.31 $)
55,638.71 Col$
(16.00 $)
     +270.92 %
Childcare
Medellin[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 564,117.65 Col$
(162.22 $)
8,621,125.44 Col$
(2,479.17 $)
     +1,428.25 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,250,000.00 Col$
(4,097.87 $)
137,990,324.21 Col$
(39,681.82 $)
     +868.35 %
Clothing And Shoes
Medellin[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 167,647.39 Col$
(48.21 $)
201,980.41 Col$
(58.08 $)
     +20.48 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 97,200.00 Col$
(27.95 $)
145,353.81 Col$
(41.80 $)
     +49.54 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 267,891.61 Col$
(77.04 $)
313,407.68 Col$
(90.13 $)
     +16.99 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 238,445.85 Col$
(68.57 $)
498,708.71 Col$
(143.41 $)
     +109.15 %
Rent Per Month
Medellin[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,119,930.88 Col$
(322.06 $)
11,949,436.95 Col$
(3,436.29 $)
     +966.98 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 956,520.42 Col$
(275.07 $)
6,968,246.25 Col$
(2,003.86 $)
     +628.50 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,665,148.39 Col$
(478.85 $)
23,342,792.93 Col$
(6,712.68 $)
     +1,301.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,587,463.46 Col$
(456.51 $)
12,303,823.14 Col$
(3,538.21 $)
     +675.06 %
Buy Apartment Price
Medellin[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 363,076.30 Col$
(104.41 $)
5,197,545.08 Col$
(1,494.66 $)
     +1,331.53 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 406,539.44 Col$
(116.91 $)
2,545,848.58 Col$
(732.11 $)
     +526.22 %
Salaries And Financing
Medellin[ Edit ] New York, NY[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,203,379.42 Col$
(346.06 $)
20,805,263.02 Col$
(5,982.96 $)
     +1,628.90 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.83 3.82      -64.69 %
Last update: December 2020December 2020
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