Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and San Juan 

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Consumer Prices in San Juan are 31.24% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Juan are 42.46% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in San Juan are 53.96% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in San Juan are 38.84% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in San Juan are 31.17% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in San Juan is 43.49% lower than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit San Juan Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 $ 15.00 $      -40.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 90.00 $ 60.00 $      -33.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $ 7.50 $      -25.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $ 3.00 $      -62.50 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 10.00 $ 4.00 $      -60.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.33 $ 3.19 $      -40.07 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.84 $ 1.68 $      -40.80 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.42 $ 1.54 $      -36.40 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit San Juan Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.61 $ 7.14 $      +54.92 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.64 $ 2.48 $      -32.01 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.49 $ 0.86 $      -75.43 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.91 $ 3.12 $      -20.12 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.59 $ 3.75 $      -50.61 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.87 $ 4.67 $      -40.63 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.62 $ 5.85 $      -39.24 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.59 $ 2.29 $      -11.74 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.20 $ 1.12 $      -6.68 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.37 $ 1.82 $      -23.32 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.78 $ 2.01 $      -27.62 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.10 $ 1.72 $      -18.31 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.81 $ 1.12 $      -38.20 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.75 $ 2.29 $      -16.76 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.40 $ 1.47 $      -38.90 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.80 $ 18.00 $      +13.92 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.23 $ 2.22 $      -31.43 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.18 $ 2.69 $      -35.76 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 $ 10.00 $      -33.33 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit San Juan Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $ 1.50 $      -45.45 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 129.00 $ 35.00 $      -72.87 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.25 $ 5.00 $      +17.65 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 3.22 $      +7.29 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 32.50 $ 33.00 $      +1.54 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.95 $ 3.82 $      -22.82 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $ 29,000.00 $      +16.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,879.37 $ 24,377.22 $      +2.08 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit San Juan Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 170.21 $ 208.81 $      +22.68 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $ 0.12 $      +10.59 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 68.44 $ 60.55 $      -11.53 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit San Juan Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 105.44 $ 51.25 $      -51.39 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 37.50 $ 20.00 $      -46.67 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 18.00 $ 8.75 $      -51.39 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit San Juan Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,151.51 $ 516.67 $      -75.99 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 40,384.62 $ 11,028.57 $      -72.69 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit San Juan Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.01 $ 47.86 $      -25.24 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 61.95 $ 48.12 $      -22.32 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 97.94 $ 89.88 $      -8.24 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 149.75 $ 111.29 $      -25.69 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit San Juan Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,894.94 $ 2,107.69 $      -45.89 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,357.63 $ 1,478.33 $      -37.30 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 7,445.42 $ 2,721.43 $      -63.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 4,530.91 $ 2,084.62 $      -53.99 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit San Juan Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,500.63 $ 318.79 $      -78.76 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 920.02 $ 202.50 $      -77.99 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit San Juan Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,880.11 $ 1,912.29 $      -67.48 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.25 4.55      -13.28 %
Last update: September 2022September 2022
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