Cost of Living Comparison Between Fort Myers, FL and Medellin 

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Consumer Prices in Medellin are 50.34% lower than in Fort Myers, FL (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Medellin are 57.88% lower than in Fort Myers, FL
Rent Prices in Medellin are 72.57% lower than in Fort Myers, FL
Restaurant Prices in Medellin are 58.67% lower than in Fort Myers, FL
Groceries Prices in Medellin are 58.62% lower than in Fort Myers, FL
Local Purchasing Power in Medellin is 74.61% lower than in Fort Myers, FL
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Restaurants
Fort Myers, FL Edit Medellin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $
(42,422.09 Col$)
4.24 $
(15,000.00 Col$)
     -64.64 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 $
(194,434.57 Col$)
22.63 $
(80,000.00 Col$)
     -58.86 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $
(24,746.22 Col$)
5.09 $
(18,000.00 Col$)
     -27.26 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 $
(10,605.52 Col$)
1.13 $
(4,000.00 Col$)
     -62.28 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 $
(17,675.87 Col$)
2.26 $
(8,000.00 Col$)
     -54.74 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.92 $
(13,846.10 Col$)
1.22 $
(4,295.56 Col$)
     -68.98 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.65 $
(5,824.20 Col$)
0.78 $
(2,745.73 Col$)
     -52.86 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.52 $
(5,386.72 Col$)
0.67 $
(2,367.37 Col$)
     -56.05 %
Markets
Fort Myers, FL Edit Medellin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.36 $
(11,889.97 Col$)
2.50 $
(8,838.61 Col$)
     -25.66 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.92 $
(6,787.54 Col$)
0.82 $
(2,884.95 Col$)
     -57.50 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.25 $
(7,954.15 Col$)
0.47 $
(1,659.29 Col$)
     -79.14 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.90 $
(6,728.61 Col$)
1.50 $
(5,309.68 Col$)
     -21.09 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.12 $
(14,564.93 Col$)
1.22 $
(4,313.90 Col$)
     -70.38 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.66 $
(12,944.64 Col$)
1.86 $
(6,577.45 Col$)
     -49.19 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.90 $
(20,843.41 Col$)
2.11 $
(7,443.26 Col$)
     -64.29 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.20 $
(7,777.39 Col$)
0.93 $
(3,280.89 Col$)
     -57.81 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.59 $
(2,078.68 Col$)
0.28 $
(1,005.97 Col$)
     -51.61 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.88 $
(6,646.14 Col$)
0.65 $
(2,285.24 Col$)
     -65.62 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.21 $
(4,291.71 Col$)
0.55 $
(1,949.40 Col$)
     -54.58 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.56 $
(5,526.66 Col$)
0.44 $
(1,568.33 Col$)
     -71.62 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.67 $
(5,886.07 Col$)
0.40 $
(1,406.17 Col$)
     -76.11 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.95 $
(6,905.37 Col$)
0.71 $
(2,516.53 Col$)
     -63.56 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.72 $
(6,080.50 Col$)
0.82 $
(2,916.27 Col$)
     -52.04 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $
(35,351.74 Col$)
9.17 $
(32,404.62 Col$)
     -8.34 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.06 $
(7,297.61 Col$)
1.02 $
(3,617.37 Col$)
     -50.43 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.38 $
(11,931.21 Col$)
1.87 $
(6,618.64 Col$)
     -44.53 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 $
(24,746.22 Col$)
2.23 $
(7,900.00 Col$)
     -68.08 %
Transportation
Fort Myers, FL Edit Medellin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $
(5,302.76 Col$)
0.68 $
(2,400.00 Col$)
     -54.74 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 36.00 $
(127,266.26 Col$)
29.70 $
(105,000.00 Col$)
     -17.50 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.55 $
(9,014.69 Col$)
1.36 $
(4,800.00 Col$)
     -46.75 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.40 $
(8,484.43 Col$)
1.35 $
(4,761.68 Col$)
     -43.88 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 $
(84,844.18 Col$)
7.07 $
(25,000.00 Col$)
     -70.53 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.31 $
(8,166.74 Col$)
2.72 $
(9,601.39 Col$)
     +17.57 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $
(77,773,828.20 Col$)
18,669.52 $
(66,000,000.00 Col$)
     -15.14 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,756.00 $
(69,840,897.72 Col$)
20,811.95 $
(73,573,862.14 Col$)
     +5.34 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Fort Myers, FL Edit Medellin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 123.97 $
(438,260.56 Col$)
58.80 $
(207,859.21 Col$)
     -52.57 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $
(530.28 Col$)
0.04 $
(156.82 Col$)
     -70.43 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 57.78 $
(204,255.73 Col$)
30.93 $
(109,348.07 Col$)
     -46.47 %
Sports And Leisure
Fort Myers, FL Edit Medellin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 25.87 $
(91,463.79 Col$)
21.62 $
(76,431.54 Col$)
     -16.44 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 4.17 $
(14,729.89 Col$)
9.05 $
(32,000.00 Col$)
     +117.25 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(42,422.09 Col$)
4.24 $
(15,000.00 Col$)
     -64.64 %
Childcare
Fort Myers, FL Edit Medellin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 705.00 $
(2,492,297.68 Col$)
172.20 $
(608,750.00 Col$)
     -75.57 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 26,000.00 $
(91,914,524.23 Col$)
4,162.25 $
(14,714,285.71 Col$)
     -83.99 %
Clothing And Shoes
Fort Myers, FL Edit Medellin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 35.33 $
(124,905.55 Col$)
47.21 $
(166,882.76 Col$)
     +33.61 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.11 $
(117,049.61 Col$)
27.53 $
(97,307.69 Col$)
     -16.87 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 63.75 $
(225,367.34 Col$)
76.92 $
(271,908.44 Col$)
     +20.65 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 84.33 $
(298,133.01 Col$)
68.05 $
(240,573.85 Col$)
     -19.31 %
Rent Per Month
Fort Myers, FL Edit Medellin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,177.78 $
(4,163,649.39 Col$)
313.70 $
(1,108,989.43 Col$)
     -73.36 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,007.92 $
(3,563,160.80 Col$)
267.26 $
(944,816.95 Col$)
     -73.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,724.83 $
(6,097,585.97 Col$)
461.99 $
(1,633,218.49 Col$)
     -73.22 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,607.62 $
(5,683,200.12 Col$)
447.40 $
(1,581,642.85 Col$)
     -72.17 %
Buy Apartment Price
Fort Myers, FL Edit Medellin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 265.33 $
(937,991.17 Col$)
104.41 $
(369,102.70 Col$)
     -60.65 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 125.39 $
(443,267.57 Col$)
116.28 $
(411,060.63 Col$)
     -7.27 %
Salaries And Financing
Fort Myers, FL Edit Medellin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,246.04 $
(11,475,305.77 Col$)
347.16 $
(1,227,255.70 Col$)
     -89.31 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.32 11.03      +155.18 %
Last update: January 2021January 2021
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