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

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Cost of Living in New York, NY is 139.9% higher than in Mexico City (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in New York, NY is 195.9% higher than in Mexico City
Rent Prices in New York, NY are 315.2% higher than in Mexico City
Restaurant Prices in New York, NY are 133.2% higher than in Mexico City
Groceries Prices in New York, NY are 110.0% higher than in Mexico City
Local Purchasing Power in New York, NY is 148.6% higher than in Mexico City
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Restaurants
Mexico City Edit New York, NY Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 172.50 MXN
(9.36 $)
553.01 MXN
(30.00 $)
     +220.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 1,000.00 MXN
(54.25 $)
2,304.22 MXN
(125.00 $)
     +130.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 150.00 MXN
(8.14 $)
221.20 MXN
(12.00 $)
     +47.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 MXN
(2.71 $)
147.47 MXN
(8.00 $)
     +194.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 81.48 MXN
(4.42 $)
184.34 MXN
(10.00 $)
     +126.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 60.73 MXN
(3.29 $)
105.25 MXN
(5.71 $)
     +73.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 20.28 MXN
(1.10 $)
56.33 MXN
(3.06 $)
     +177.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 14.15 MXN
(0.77 $)
42.35 MXN
(2.30 $)
     +199.3 %
Markets
Mexico City Edit New York, NY Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 106.46 MXN
(5.78 $)
101.65 MXN
(5.51 $)
     -4.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 41.87 MXN
(2.27 $)
78.23 MXN
(4.24 $)
     +86.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 15.74 MXN
(0.85 $)
62.00 MXN
(3.36 $)
     +294.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 42.56 MXN
(2.31 $)
95.24 MXN
(5.17 $)
     +123.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 88.28 MXN
(4.79 $)
139.70 MXN
(7.58 $)
     +58.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 71.58 MXN
(3.88 $)
122.51 MXN
(6.65 $)
     +71.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 97.82 MXN
(5.31 $)
162.19 MXN
(8.80 $)
     +65.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 24.06 MXN
(1.31 $)
57.10 MXN
(3.10 $)
     +137.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 12.27 MXN
(0.67 $)
17.55 MXN
(0.95 $)
     +43.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 14.43 MXN
(0.78 $)
49.60 MXN
(2.69 $)
     +243.7 %
Tomato (1 lb) 16.02 MXN
(0.87 $)
50.33 MXN
(2.73 $)
     +214.1 %
Potato (1 lb) 16.59 MXN
(0.90 $)
31.79 MXN
(1.72 $)
     +91.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 15.59 MXN
(0.85 $)
31.90 MXN
(1.73 $)
     +104.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 23.07 MXN
(1.25 $)
58.79 MXN
(3.19 $)
     +154.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 16.95 MXN
(0.92 $)
43.55 MXN
(2.36 $)
     +156.9 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 250.00 MXN
(13.56 $)
368.67 MXN
(20.00 $)
     +47.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 29.90 MXN
(1.62 $)
50.65 MXN
(2.75 $)
     +69.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 53.38 MXN
(2.90 $)
67.97 MXN
(3.69 $)
     +27.3 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 75.80 MXN
(4.11 $)
313.37 MXN
(17.00 $)
     +313.4 %
Transportation
Mexico City Edit New York, NY Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 6.00 MXN
(0.33 $)
53.46 MXN
(2.90 $)
     +791.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 360.00 MXN
(19.53 $)
2,433.25 MXN
(132.00 $)
     +575.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 22.00 MXN
(1.19 $)
92.17 MXN
(5.00 $)
     +318.9 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 11.27 MXN
(0.61 $)
64.52 MXN
(3.50 $)
     +472.7 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 120.00 MXN
(6.51 $)
626.75 MXN
(34.00 $)
     +422.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 92.08 MXN
(4.99 $)
70.56 MXN
(3.83 $)
     -23.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 399,990.00 MXN
(21,698.80 $)
645,180.97 MXN
(35,000.00 $)
     +61.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 420,046.15 MXN
(22,786.81 $)
521,009.72 MXN
(28,263.92 $)
     +24.0 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Mexico City Edit New York, NY Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 855.29 MXN
(46.40 $)
3,156.27 MXN
(171.22 $)
     +269.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 482.10 MXN
(26.15 $)
1,252.18 MXN
(67.93 $)
     +159.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 497.47 MXN
(26.99 $)
1,231.59 MXN
(66.81 $)
     +147.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Mexico City Edit New York, NY Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 1,024.48 MXN
(55.58 $)
2,683.95 MXN
(145.60 $)
     +162.0 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 437.89 MXN
(23.76 $)
1,371.01 MXN
(74.38 $)
     +213.1 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 100.00 MXN
(5.42 $)
368.67 MXN
(20.00 $)
     +268.7 %
Childcare
Mexico City Edit New York, NY Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 7,157.14 MXN
(388.26 $)
58,398.09 MXN
(3,168.00 $)
     +715.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 168,549.74 MXN
(9,143.54 $)
1,069,157.04 MXN
(58,000.00 $)
     +534.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
Mexico City Edit New York, NY Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,149.91 MXN
(62.38 $)
1,271.25 MXN
(68.96 $)
     +10.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 812.38 MXN
(44.07 $)
867.26 MXN
(47.05 $)
     +6.8 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,878.30 MXN
(101.89 $)
1,914.57 MXN
(103.86 $)
     +1.9 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,877.92 MXN
(101.87 $)
3,025.44 MXN
(164.12 $)
     +61.1 %
Rent Per Month
Mexico City Edit New York, NY Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 18,282.14 MXN
(991.78 $)
76,416.59 MXN
(4,145.47 $)
     +318.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 11,117.86 MXN
(603.13 $)
53,909.78 MXN
(2,924.52 $)
     +384.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 38,799.46 MXN
(2,104.81 $)
158,994.10 MXN
(8,625.17 $)
     +309.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 22,799.05 MXN
(1,236.81 $)
88,538.68 MXN
(4,803.08 $)
     +288.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Mexico City Edit New York, NY Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 4,813.93 MXN
(261.15 $)
29,968.76 MXN
(1,625.76 $)
     +522.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 3,641.69 MXN
(197.56 $)
20,700.92 MXN
(1,122.99 $)
     +468.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Mexico City Edit New York, NY Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 14,053.86 MXN
(762.40 $)
103,408.60 MXN
(5,609.75 $)
     +635.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.09 6.92      -37.6 %
Last update: July 2024July 2024
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