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

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Cost of Living in Mexico City is 52.6% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Mexico City is 62.9% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Mexico City are 74.0% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Mexico City are 56.3% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Mexico City are 48.5% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Mexico City is 61.3% lower than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit Mexico City Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 30.00 $
(496.72 MXN)
10.12 $
(167.50 MXN)
     -66.3 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 130.00 $
(2,152.45 MXN)
60.40 $
(1,000.00 MXN)
     -53.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 $
(198.69 MXN)
9.06 $
(150.00 MXN)
     -24.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $
(132.46 MXN)
3.02 $
(50.00 MXN)
     -62.3 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.50 $
(173.85 MXN)
4.83 $
(80.00 MXN)
     -54.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.64 $
(93.42 MXN)
3.58 $
(59.28 MXN)
     -36.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.07 $
(50.88 MXN)
1.22 $
(20.27 MXN)
     -60.2 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.30 $
(38.10 MXN)
0.85 $
(14.15 MXN)
     -62.9 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit Mexico City Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 5.57 $
(92.25 MXN)
6.44 $
(106.58 MXN)
     +15.5 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.33 $
(71.73 MXN)
2.43 $
(40.24 MXN)
     -43.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.33 $
(55.11 MXN)
0.92 $
(15.28 MXN)
     -72.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 5.25 $
(86.91 MXN)
2.53 $
(41.94 MXN)
     -51.7 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.46 $
(123.52 MXN)
5.14 $
(85.15 MXN)
     -31.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.81 $
(112.78 MXN)
4.20 $
(69.60 MXN)
     -38.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.69 $
(143.91 MXN)
5.86 $
(97.10 MXN)
     -32.5 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.14 $
(51.93 MXN)
1.45 $
(23.97 MXN)
     -53.8 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.96 $
(15.91 MXN)
0.72 $
(11.85 MXN)
     -25.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.59 $
(42.95 MXN)
0.84 $
(13.84 MXN)
     -67.8 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.93 $
(48.46 MXN)
0.93 $
(15.39 MXN)
     -68.2 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.81 $
(29.90 MXN)
0.97 $
(15.98 MXN)
     -46.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.69 $
(27.96 MXN)
0.88 $
(14.59 MXN)
     -47.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.95 $
(48.83 MXN)
1.28 $
(21.16 MXN)
     -56.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.47 $
(40.98 MXN)
1.02 $
(16.95 MXN)
     -58.6 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 20.00 $
(331.15 MXN)
15.10 $
(250.00 MXN)
     -24.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.57 $
(42.55 MXN)
1.82 $
(30.14 MXN)
     -29.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.81 $
(63.02 MXN)
3.56 $
(59.00 MXN)
     -6.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 17.00 $
(281.47 MXN)
4.53 $
(75.00 MXN)
     -73.4 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit Mexico City Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.90 $
(48.02 MXN)
0.36 $
(6.00 MXN)
     -87.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 132.00 $
(2,185.56 MXN)
21.74 $
(360.00 MXN)
     -83.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $
(82.79 MXN)
1.33 $
(22.00 MXN)
     -73.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $
(57.95 MXN)
0.83 $
(13.68 MXN)
     -76.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.00 $
(562.95 MXN)
7.25 $
(120.00 MXN)
     -78.7 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.86 $
(63.92 MXN)
5.53 $
(91.53 MXN)
     +43.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 31,500.00 $
(521,554.95 MXN)
22,346.64 $
(370,000.00 MXN)
     -29.1 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 27,469.93 $
(454,827.86 MXN)
24,754.37 $
(409,865.52 MXN)
     -9.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit Mexico City Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 179.85 $
(2,977.91 MXN)
53.30 $
(882.48 MXN)
     -70.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 65.41 $
(1,083.08 MXN)
27.74 $
(459.30 MXN)
     -57.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 70.91 $
(1,174.06 MXN)
28.68 $
(474.82 MXN)
     -59.6 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit Mexico City Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 143.41 $
(2,374.47 MXN)
60.12 $
(995.45 MXN)
     -58.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 77.86 $
(1,289.10 MXN)
25.80 $
(427.22 MXN)
     -66.9 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 20.00 $
(331.15 MXN)
6.04 $
(100.00 MXN)
     -69.8 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit Mexico City Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,096.67 $
(51,272.44 MXN)
415.36 $
(6,877.27 MXN)
     -86.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 57,600.00 $
(953,700.48 MXN)
10,213.25 $
(169,103.78 MXN)
     -82.3 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit Mexico City Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 71.83 $
(1,189.30 MXN)
68.07 $
(1,127.13 MXN)
     -5.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 48.24 $
(798.69 MXN)
45.79 $
(758.17 MXN)
     -5.1 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 98.90 $
(1,637.51 MXN)
112.70 $
(1,865.96 MXN)
     +14.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 165.41 $
(2,738.73 MXN)
108.01 $
(1,788.35 MXN)
     -34.7 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit Mexico City Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 4,310.53 $
(71,370.68 MXN)
1,077.25 $
(17,836.34 MXN)
     -75.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,895.30 $
(47,938.35 MXN)
653.01 $
(10,812.00 MXN)
     -77.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 8,548.27 $
(141,536.26 MXN)
2,193.54 $
(36,319.04 MXN)
     -74.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,533.85 $
(75,068.25 MXN)
1,367.45 $
(22,641.20 MXN)
     -69.8 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit Mexico City Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,641.14 $
(27,172.85 MXN)
309.58 $
(5,125.83 MXN)
     -81.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,142.75 $
(18,920.82 MXN)
225.37 $
(3,731.51 MXN)
     -80.3 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit Mexico City Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,959.65 $
(98,675.68 MXN)
855.33 $
(14,161.93 MXN)
     -85.6 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.72 11.07      +64.8 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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