Cost of Living Comparison Between Tijuana and San Diego, CA 

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Consumer Prices in San Diego, CA are 93.95% higher than in Tijuana (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Diego, CA are 156.66% higher than in Tijuana
Rent Prices in San Diego, CA are 321.61% higher than in Tijuana
Restaurant Prices in San Diego, CA are 84.69% higher than in Tijuana
Groceries Prices in San Diego, CA are 131.88% higher than in Tijuana
Local Purchasing Power in San Diego, CA is 189.21% higher than in Tijuana
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Restaurants
Tijuana Edit San Diego, CA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 200.00 MXN
(10.15 $)
394.18 MXN
(20.00 $)
     +97.09 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 875.00 MXN
(44.40 $)
1,576.72 MXN
(80.00 $)
     +80.20 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 110.00 MXN
(5.58 $)
197.09 MXN
(10.00 $)
     +79.17 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 50.00 MXN
(2.54 $)
137.96 MXN
(7.00 $)
     +175.93 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 80.00 MXN
(4.06 $)
157.67 MXN
(8.00 $)
     +97.09 %
Cappuccino (regular) 65.50 MXN
(3.32 $)
94.95 MXN
(4.82 $)
     +44.97 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 20.12 MXN
(1.02 $)
47.25 MXN
(2.40 $)
     +134.81 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 11.90 MXN
(0.60 $)
40.75 MXN
(2.07 $)
     +242.44 %
Markets
Tijuana Edit San Diego, CA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 90.26 MXN
(4.58 $)
81.83 MXN
(4.15 $)
     -9.33 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 29.82 MXN
(1.51 $)
68.89 MXN
(3.50 $)
     +130.99 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 10.71 MXN
(0.54 $)
39.68 MXN
(2.01 $)
     +270.58 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 29.61 MXN
(1.50 $)
83.05 MXN
(4.21 $)
     +180.46 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 37.70 MXN
(1.91 $)
115.94 MXN
(5.88 $)
     +207.49 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 46.18 MXN
(2.34 $)
146.86 MXN
(7.45 $)
     +218.05 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 83.91 MXN
(4.26 $)
155.67 MXN
(7.90 $)
     +85.52 %
Apples (1 lb) 16.78 MXN
(0.85 $)
40.98 MXN
(2.08 $)
     +144.21 %
Banana (1 lb) 11.06 MXN
(0.56 $)
16.87 MXN
(0.86 $)
     +52.62 %
Oranges (1 lb) 9.82 MXN
(0.50 $)
28.85 MXN
(1.46 $)
     +193.77 %
Tomato (1 lb) 11.17 MXN
(0.57 $)
34.07 MXN
(1.73 $)
     +205.02 %
Potato (1 lb) 9.98 MXN
(0.51 $)
26.72 MXN
(1.36 $)
     +167.77 %
Onion (1 lb) 7.65 MXN
(0.39 $)
22.09 MXN
(1.12 $)
     +188.57 %
Lettuce (1 head) 16.80 MXN
(0.85 $)
32.50 MXN
(1.65 $)
     +93.47 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.17 MXN
(0.77 $)
37.93 MXN
(1.92 $)
     +150.00 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 205.00 MXN
(10.40 $)
236.51 MXN
(12.00 $)
     +15.37 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 24.93 MXN
(1.27 $)
60.65 MXN
(3.08 $)
     +143.24 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 45.96 MXN
(2.33 $)
58.14 MXN
(2.95 $)
     +26.50 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 72.50 MXN
(3.68 $)
197.09 MXN
(10.00 $)
     +171.85 %
Transportation
Tijuana Edit San Diego, CA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 16.50 MXN
(0.84 $)
49.27 MXN
(2.50 $)
     +198.62 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 900.00 MXN
(45.66 $)
1,478.17 MXN
(75.00 $)
     +64.24 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 34.37 MXN
(1.74 $)
55.19 MXN
(2.80 $)
     +60.57 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 55.31 MXN
(2.81 $)
59.13 MXN
(3.00 $)
     +6.90 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 185.00 MXN
(9.39 $)
512.24 MXN
(25.99 $)
     +176.88 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 85.51 MXN
(4.34 $)
119.18 MXN
(6.05 $)
     +39.38 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 250,899.44 MXN
(12,730.21 $)
512,433.45 MXN
(26,000.00 $)
     +104.24 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 357,500.00 MXN
(18,138.94 $)
452,615.68 MXN
(22,964.95 $)
     +26.61 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Tijuana Edit San Diego, CA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 2,174.77 MXN
(110.34 $)
3,976.73 MXN
(201.77 $)
     +82.86 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.50 MXN
(0.08 $)
4.26 MXN
(0.22 $)
     +183.81 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 479.76 MXN
(24.34 $)
1,447.89 MXN
(73.46 $)
     +201.79 %
Sports And Leisure
Tijuana Edit San Diego, CA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 685.71 MXN
(34.79 $)
929.97 MXN
(47.19 $)
     +35.62 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 675.00 MXN
(34.25 $)
390.94 MXN
(19.84 $)
     -42.08 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 75.00 MXN
(3.81 $)
295.63 MXN
(15.00 $)
     +294.18 %
Childcare
Tijuana Edit San Diego, CA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,500.00 MXN
(126.85 $)
26,044.01 MXN
(1,321.43 $)
     +941.76 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 71,306.06 MXN
(3,617.95 $)
325,338.92 MXN
(16,507.14 $)
     +356.26 %
Clothing And Shoes
Tijuana Edit San Diego, CA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 881.25 MXN
(44.71 $)
1,063.33 MXN
(53.95 $)
     +20.66 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 824.07 MXN
(41.81 $)
828.88 MXN
(42.06 $)
     +0.58 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,425.00 MXN
(72.30 $)
1,735.95 MXN
(88.08 $)
     +21.82 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,328.57 MXN
(67.41 $)
1,969.82 MXN
(99.95 $)
     +48.27 %
Rent Per Month
Tijuana Edit San Diego, CA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 12,760.27 MXN
(647.43 $)
50,782.30 MXN
(2,576.61 $)
     +297.97 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 6,442.13 MXN
(326.86 $)
40,245.74 MXN
(2,042.00 $)
     +524.73 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 23,231.89 MXN
(1,178.75 $)
85,384.22 MXN
(4,332.25 $)
     +267.53 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 14,922.06 MXN
(757.12 $)
69,653.32 MXN
(3,534.09 $)
     +366.78 %
Buy Apartment Price
Tijuana Edit San Diego, CA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,887.86 MXN
(146.52 $)
15,934.51 MXN
(808.49 $)
     +451.78 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,671.55 MXN
(84.81 $)
12,767.75 MXN
(647.81 $)
     +663.83 %
Salaries And Financing
Tijuana Edit San Diego, CA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 15,666.67 MXN
(794.90 $)
116,289.30 MXN
(5,900.32 $)
     +642.27 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 12.36 4.94      -60.02 %
Last update: November 2022December 2022
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