Cost of Living Comparison Between Fort Worth, TX and Medellin 

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Consumer Prices in Medellin are 65.2% lower than in Fort Worth, TX (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Medellin are 70.2% lower than in Fort Worth, TX
Rent Prices in Medellin are 79.9% lower than in Fort Worth, TX
Restaurant Prices in Medellin are 68.8% lower than in Fort Worth, TX
Groceries Prices in Medellin are 69.5% lower than in Fort Worth, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Medellin is 73.3% lower than in Fort Worth, TX
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Restaurants
Fort Worth, TX Edit Medellin Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 14.00 $
(65,929.13 Col$)
3.61 $
(17,000.00 Col$)
     -74.2 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $
(282,553.41 Col$)
19.66 $
(92,592.70 Col$)
     -67.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.50 $
(40,028.40 Col$)
4.99 $
(23,500.00 Col$)
     -41.3 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(23,546.12 Col$)
1.06 $
(5,000.00 Col$)
     -78.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.25 $
(34,141.87 Col$)
1.91 $
(9,000.00 Col$)
     -73.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.67 $
(21,992.07 Col$)
1.13 $
(5,306.22 Col$)
     -75.9 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.07 $
(9,727.16 Col$)
0.71 $
(3,358.24 Col$)
     -65.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.82 $
(8,576.67 Col$)
0.56 $
(2,617.33 Col$)
     -69.5 %
Markets
Fort Worth, TX Edit Medellin Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.88 $
(18,252.17 Col$)
2.61 $
(12,304.29 Col$)
     -32.6 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.99 $
(14,075.70 Col$)
0.85 $
(4,000.21 Col$)
     -71.6 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.18 $
(14,993.01 Col$)
0.38 $
(1,772.09 Col$)
     -88.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.97 $
(18,695.62 Col$)
1.47 $
(6,932.80 Col$)
     -62.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.92 $
(23,157.63 Col$)
1.47 $
(6,903.28 Col$)
     -70.2 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.70 $
(26,833.19 Col$)
1.93 $
(9,088.35 Col$)
     -66.1 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.10 $
(33,435.53 Col$)
2.66 $
(12,512.24 Col$)
     -62.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 3.42 $
(16,098.84 Col$)
0.95 $
(4,466.26 Col$)
     -72.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.85 $
(3,991.07 Col$)
0.32 $
(1,490.37 Col$)
     -62.7 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.24 $
(10,535.22 Col$)
0.45 $
(2,101.61 Col$)
     -80.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.76 $
(8,294.13 Col$)
0.45 $
(2,125.22 Col$)
     -74.4 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.88 $
(8,860.08 Col$)
0.47 $
(2,234.13 Col$)
     -74.8 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.08 $
(5,103.63 Col$)
0.44 $
(2,085.97 Col$)
     -59.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.12 $
(10,003.74 Col$)
0.64 $
(3,029.81 Col$)
     -69.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.84 $
(8,676.74 Col$)
0.55 $
(2,590.13 Col$)
     -70.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(70,638.35 Col$)
6.37 $
(29,990.00 Col$)
     -57.5 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.45 $
(11,520.78 Col$)
0.82 $
(3,876.31 Col$)
     -66.4 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.50 $
(16,482.28 Col$)
1.41 $
(6,653.68 Col$)
     -59.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.74 $
(36,449.39 Col$)
1.73 $
(8,150.00 Col$)
     -77.6 %
Transportation
Fort Worth, TX Edit Medellin Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(11,773.06 Col$)
0.56 $
(2,650.00 Col$)
     -77.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 95.22 $
(448,399.97 Col$)
31.85 $
(150,000.00 Col$)
     -66.5 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.25 $
(10,595.75 Col$)
0.93 $
(4,400.00 Col$)
     -58.5 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.15 $
(14,834.07 Col$)
2.39 $
(11,265.41 Col$)
     -24.1 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 18.00 $
(84,766.02 Col$)
6.37 $
(30,000.00 Col$)
     -64.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.10 $
(14,598.60 Col$)
1.99 $
(9,373.57 Col$)
     -35.8 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,190.00 $
(109,206,892.45 Col$)
15,926.19 $
(75,000,000.00 Col$)
     -31.3 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,432.67 $
(110,349,664.02 Col$)
20,491.70 $
(96,500,000.00 Col$)
     -12.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Fort Worth, TX Edit Medellin Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 212.50 $
(1,000,713.89 Col$)
58.23 $
(274,219.39 Col$)
     -72.6 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 $
(941.84 Col$)
0.04 $
(166.67 Col$)
     -82.3 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 79.82 $
(375,881.66 Col$)
21.85 $
(102,878.79 Col$)
     -72.6 %
Sports And Leisure
Fort Worth, TX Edit Medellin Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 27.80 $
(130,906.99 Col$)
18.02 $
(84,860.67 Col$)
     -35.2 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.00 $
(75,347.58 Col$)
9.79 $
(46,111.11 Col$)
     -38.8 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(56,510.68 Col$)
3.19 $
(15,000.00 Col$)
     -73.5 %
Childcare
Fort Worth, TX Edit Medellin Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,150.00 $
(5,415,607.00 Col$)
148.91 $
(701,250.00 Col$)
     -87.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,333.33 $
(58,080,422.90 Col$)
4,480.57 $
(21,100,000.00 Col$)
     -63.7 %
Clothing And Shoes
Fort Worth, TX Edit Medellin Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 49.62 $
(233,677.56 Col$)
38.26 $
(180,195.88 Col$)
     -22.9 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 30.66 $
(144,400.49 Col$)
30.22 $
(142,332.87 Col$)
     -1.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 81.87 $
(385,555.90 Col$)
61.30 $
(288,683.89 Col$)
     -25.1 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 153.75 $
(724,031.34 Col$)
54.76 $
(257,857.14 Col$)
     -64.4 %
Rent Per Month
Fort Worth, TX Edit Medellin Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,387.50 $
(6,534,047.58 Col$)
299.42 $
(1,410,038.02 Col$)
     -78.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,045.00 $
(4,921,138.53 Col$)
239.55 $
(1,128,099.96 Col$)
     -77.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,025.00 $
(14,245,401.02 Col$)
522.95 $
(2,462,708.31 Col$)
     -82.7 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,966.67 $
(9,261,472.84 Col$)
406.02 $
(1,912,037.15 Col$)
     -79.4 %
Buy Apartment Price
Fort Worth, TX Edit Medellin Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 225.00 $
(1,059,566.46 Col$)
106.49 $
(501,489.54 Col$)
     -52.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 200.00 $
(941,836.86 Col$)
97.21 $
(457,779.68 Col$)
     -51.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Fort Worth, TX Edit Medellin Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,479.50 $
(21,094,966.57 Col$)
356.47 $
(1,678,716.13 Col$)
     -92.0 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.31 10.38      +95.5 %
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