Cost of Living Comparison Between Mexico City and New York, NY 

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Consumer Prices in New York, NY are 113.0% higher than in Mexico City (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in New York, NY are 172.8% higher than in Mexico City
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 297.3% higher than in Mexico City
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 136.9% higher than in Mexico City
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 103.2% higher than in Mexico City
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 181.1% higher than in Mexico City
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Restaurants
Mexico City Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 165.00 MXN
(9.68 $)
511.46 MXN
(30.00 $)
     +210.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,000.00 MXN
(58.66 $)
2,216.33 MXN
(130.00 $)
     +121.6 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 150.00 MXN
(8.80 $)
204.58 MXN
(12.00 $)
     +36.4 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 MXN
(2.93 $)
136.39 MXN
(8.00 $)
     +172.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 80.00 MXN
(4.69 $)
170.49 MXN
(10.00 $)
     +113.1 %
Cappuccino (regular) 57.07 MXN
(3.35 $)
100.82 MXN
(5.91 $)
     +76.7 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 21.35 MXN
(1.25 $)
52.03 MXN
(3.05 $)
     +143.7 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 14.84 MXN
(0.87 $)
39.20 MXN
(2.30 $)
     +164.1 %
Markets
Mexico City Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 104.17 MXN
(6.11 $)
91.29 MXN
(5.35 $)
     -12.4 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 39.61 MXN
(2.32 $)
72.46 MXN
(4.25 $)
     +82.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 14.94 MXN
(0.88 $)
55.39 MXN
(3.25 $)
     +270.8 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 40.94 MXN
(2.40 $)
97.03 MXN
(5.69 $)
     +137.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 84.34 MXN
(4.95 $)
127.14 MXN
(7.46 $)
     +50.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 67.19 MXN
(3.94 $)
126.30 MXN
(7.41 $)
     +88.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 97.00 MXN
(5.69 $)
151.68 MXN
(8.90 $)
     +56.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 23.95 MXN
(1.40 $)
54.50 MXN
(3.20 $)
     +127.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 11.38 MXN
(0.67 $)
15.42 MXN
(0.90 $)
     +35.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 14.36 MXN
(0.84 $)
45.53 MXN
(2.67 $)
     +217.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 15.33 MXN
(0.90 $)
47.99 MXN
(2.82 $)
     +213.1 %
Potato (1 lb) 16.79 MXN
(0.98 $)
32.66 MXN
(1.92 $)
     +94.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 15.39 MXN
(0.90 $)
29.68 MXN
(1.74 $)
     +92.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 22.21 MXN
(1.30 $)
49.05 MXN
(2.88 $)
     +120.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.61 MXN
(0.97 $)
41.69 MXN
(2.45 $)
     +150.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 250.00 MXN
(14.66 $)
340.97 MXN
(20.00 $)
     +36.4 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 30.13 MXN
(1.77 $)
40.81 MXN
(2.39 $)
     +35.5 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 56.88 MXN
(3.34 $)
65.26 MXN
(3.83 $)
     +14.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 75.00 MXN
(4.40 $)
289.83 MXN
(17.00 $)
     +286.4 %
Transportation
Mexico City Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 6.00 MXN
(0.35 $)
49.44 MXN
(2.90 $)
     +724.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 360.00 MXN
(21.12 $)
2,250.43 MXN
(132.00 $)
     +525.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 20.00 MXN
(1.17 $)
85.24 MXN
(5.00 $)
     +326.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 15.29 MXN
(0.90 $)
55.41 MXN
(3.25 $)
     +262.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 MXN
(7.04 $)
511.46 MXN
(30.00 $)
     +326.2 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 91.79 MXN
(5.38 $)
66.28 MXN
(3.89 $)
     -27.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 380,000.00 MXN
(22,289.09 $)
477,363.60 MXN
(28,000.00 $)
     +25.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 409,860.71 MXN
(24,040.58 $)
441,334.23 MXN
(25,886.68 $)
     +7.7 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Mexico City Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 879.09 MXN
(51.56 $)
2,871.83 MXN
(168.45 $)
     +226.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 459.24 MXN
(26.94 $)
1,063.30 MXN
(62.37 $)
     +131.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 481.79 MXN
(28.26 $)
1,194.47 MXN
(70.06 $)
     +147.9 %
Sports And Leisure
Mexico City Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 940.59 MXN
(55.17 $)
1,949.79 MXN
(114.37 $)
     +107.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 422.94 MXN
(24.81 $)
1,122.37 MXN
(65.83 $)
     +165.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 100.00 MXN
(5.87 $)
340.97 MXN
(20.00 $)
     +241.0 %
Childcare
Mexico City Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 7,252.38 MXN
(425.39 $)
52,134.05 MXN
(3,057.95 $)
     +618.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 174,297.91 MXN
(10,223.53 $)
1,078,330.28 MXN
(63,250.00 $)
     +518.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Mexico City Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,142.58 MXN
(67.02 $)
1,169.99 MXN
(68.63 $)
     +2.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 731.80 MXN
(42.92 $)
760.56 MXN
(44.61 $)
     +3.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,868.71 MXN
(109.61 $)
1,681.94 MXN
(98.65 $)
     -10.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,789.18 MXN
(104.95 $)
2,759.45 MXN
(161.86 $)
     +54.2 %
Rent Per Month
Mexico City Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 17,407.41 MXN
(1,021.04 $)
69,410.94 MXN
(4,071.33 $)
     +298.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 9,960.00 MXN
(584.21 $)
45,800.39 MXN
(2,686.44 $)
     +359.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 33,668.87 MXN
(1,974.86 $)
138,679.55 MXN
(8,134.32 $)
     +311.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 21,390.52 MXN
(1,254.67 $)
73,587.24 MXN
(4,316.30 $)
     +244.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
Mexico City Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,940.02 MXN
(289.76 $)
24,207.06 MXN
(1,419.88 $)
     +390.0 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,632.91 MXN
(213.09 $)
19,856.06 MXN
(1,164.67 $)
     +446.6 %
Salaries And Financing
Mexico City Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 14,001.21 MXN
(821.25 $)
107,360.84 MXN
(6,297.30 $)
     +666.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.13 6.65      -40.3 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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