Cost of Living Comparison Between Tijuana and San Diego, CA 

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Consumer Prices in San Diego, CA are 107.99% higher than in Tijuana (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Diego, CA are 171.38% higher than in Tijuana
Rent Prices in San Diego, CA are 339.74% higher than in Tijuana
Restaurant Prices in San Diego, CA are 107.44% higher than in Tijuana
Groceries Prices in San Diego, CA are 162.53% higher than in Tijuana
Local Purchasing Power in San Diego, CA is 227.56% higher than in Tijuana
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Restaurants
Tijuana Edit San Diego, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 MXN
(7.26 $)
310.12 MXN
(15.00 $)
     +106.75 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 650.00 MXN
(31.44 $)
1,550.59 MXN
(75.00 $)
     +138.55 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 100.00 MXN
(4.84 $)
186.07 MXN
(9.00 $)
     +86.07 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 41.35 MXN
(2.00 $)
129.22 MXN
(6.25 $)
     +212.50 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 100.00 MXN
(4.84 $)
165.40 MXN
(8.00 $)
     +65.40 %
Cappuccino (regular) 62.54 MXN
(3.02 $)
88.94 MXN
(4.30 $)
     +42.21 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 19.33 MXN
(0.94 $)
38.70 MXN
(1.87 $)
     +100.15 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 12.50 MXN
(0.60 $)
34.36 MXN
(1.66 $)
     +174.85 %
Markets
Tijuana Edit San Diego, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 85.80 MXN
(4.15 $)
68.33 MXN
(3.30 $)
     -20.37 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 27.37 MXN
(1.32 $)
67.76 MXN
(3.28 $)
     +147.58 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 8.69 MXN
(0.42 $)
43.83 MXN
(2.12 $)
     +404.15 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 31.63 MXN
(1.53 $)
57.15 MXN
(2.76 $)
     +80.67 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 33.45 MXN
(1.62 $)
112.89 MXN
(5.46 $)
     +237.46 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 25.31 MXN
(1.22 $)
107.10 MXN
(5.18 $)
     +323.16 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 69.48 MXN
(3.36 $)
125.44 MXN
(6.07 $)
     +80.55 %
Apples (1 lb) 15.42 MXN
(0.75 $)
37.04 MXN
(1.79 $)
     +140.15 %
Banana (1 lb) 9.98 MXN
(0.48 $)
17.03 MXN
(0.82 $)
     +70.64 %
Oranges (1 lb) 8.05 MXN
(0.39 $)
31.14 MXN
(1.51 $)
     +286.72 %
Tomato (1 lb) 8.35 MXN
(0.40 $)
38.53 MXN
(1.86 $)
     +361.62 %
Potato (1 lb) 7.82 MXN
(0.38 $)
24.42 MXN
(1.18 $)
     +212.12 %
Onion (1 lb) 5.67 MXN
(0.27 $)
21.58 MXN
(1.04 $)
     +280.64 %
Lettuce (1 head) 16.40 MXN
(0.79 $)
34.44 MXN
(1.67 $)
     +110.01 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 14.00 MXN
(0.68 $)
36.41 MXN
(1.76 $)
     +160.08 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 112.50 MXN
(5.44 $)
248.09 MXN
(12.00 $)
     +120.53 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 25.00 MXN
(1.21 $)
66.95 MXN
(3.24 $)
     +167.79 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 51.25 MXN
(2.48 $)
43.00 MXN
(2.08 $)
     -16.09 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 60.00 MXN
(2.90 $)
206.75 MXN
(10.00 $)
     +244.58 %
Transportation
Tijuana Edit San Diego, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 20.00 MXN
(0.97 $)
51.69 MXN
(2.50 $)
     +158.43 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 900.00 MXN
(43.53 $)
1,488.57 MXN
(72.00 $)
     +65.40 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 30.00 MXN
(1.45 $)
57.89 MXN
(2.80 $)
     +92.96 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 48.28 MXN
(2.34 $)
62.02 MXN
(3.00 $)
     +28.47 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 200.00 MXN
(9.67 $)
516.86 MXN
(25.00 $)
     +158.43 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 73.80 MXN
(3.57 $)
72.68 MXN
(3.52 $)
     -1.52 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 265,000.00 MXN
(12,817.69 $)
516,863.75 MXN
(25,000.00 $)
     +95.04 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 331,666.67 MXN
(16,042.27 $)
457,972.79 MXN
(22,151.52 $)
     +38.08 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Tijuana Edit San Diego, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 950.00 MXN
(45.95 $)
2,791.62 MXN
(135.03 $)
     +193.86 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.67 MXN
(0.08 $)
4.66 MXN
(0.23 $)
     +179.80 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 520.71 MXN
(25.19 $)
1,282.64 MXN
(62.04 $)
     +146.32 %
Sports And Leisure
Tijuana Edit San Diego, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 800.00 MXN
(38.69 $)
817.59 MXN
(39.55 $)
     +2.20 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 675.00 MXN
(32.65 $)
329.69 MXN
(15.95 $)
     -51.16 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 72.50 MXN
(3.51 $)
310.12 MXN
(15.00 $)
     +327.75 %
Childcare
Tijuana Edit San Diego, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,333.33 MXN
(112.86 $)
24,184.49 MXN
(1,169.77 $)
     +936.48 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 30,000.00 MXN
(1,451.06 $)
427,003.29 MXN
(20,653.57 $)
     +1,323.34 %
Clothing And Shoes
Tijuana Edit San Diego, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 1,066.67 MXN
(51.59 $)
1,114.24 MXN
(53.89 $)
     +4.46 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 500.00 MXN
(24.18 $)
911.16 MXN
(44.07 $)
     +82.23 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,266.67 MXN
(61.27 $)
1,632.25 MXN
(78.95 $)
     +28.86 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,900.00 MXN
(91.90 $)
2,191.63 MXN
(106.01 $)
     +15.35 %
Rent Per Month
Tijuana Edit San Diego, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 8,009.91 MXN
(387.43 $)
44,499.39 MXN
(2,152.38 $)
     +455.55 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,804.40 MXN
(280.75 $)
35,492.68 MXN
(1,716.73 $)
     +511.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 20,071.40 MXN
(970.83 $)
76,893.76 MXN
(3,719.25 $)
     +283.10 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 15,252.96 MXN
(737.76 $)
59,195.69 MXN
(2,863.22 $)
     +288.09 %
Buy Apartment Price
Tijuana Edit San Diego, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,625.79 MXN
(78.64 $)
12,290.88 MXN
(594.49 $)
     +655.99 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 882.57 MXN
(42.69 $)
8,140.47 MXN
(393.74 $)
     +822.36 %
Salaries And Financing
Tijuana Edit San Diego, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 12,250.00 MXN
(592.52 $)
108,892.25 MXN
(5,266.97 $)
     +788.92 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.36 3.76      -69.59 %
Last update: June 2021June 2021
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