Cost of Living Comparison Between Fort Myers, FL and San Jose 

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Consumer Prices in San Jose are 18.81% lower than in Fort Myers, FL (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in San Jose are 30.54% lower than in Fort Myers, FL
Rent Prices in San Jose are 53.39% lower than in Fort Myers, FL
Restaurant Prices in San Jose are 30.25% lower than in Fort Myers, FL
Groceries Prices in San Jose are 26.29% lower than in Fort Myers, FL
Local Purchasing Power in San Jose is 58.73% lower than in Fort Myers, FL
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Restaurants
Fort Myers, FL Edit San Jose Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $
(7,350.01 ₡)
6.53 $
(4,000.00 ₡)
     -45.58 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 55.00 $
(33,687.54 ₡)
40.82 $
(25,000.00 ₡)
     -25.79 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $
(4,287.51 ₡)
7.35 $
(4,500.00 ₡)
     +4.96 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 3.00 $
(1,837.50 ₡)
2.45 $
(1,500.00 ₡)
     -18.37 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 $
(3,062.50 ₡)
4.08 $
(2,500.00 ₡)
     -18.37 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.92 $
(2,398.96 ₡)
2.55 $
(1,560.43 ₡)
     -34.95 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.65 $
(1,009.10 ₡)
1.52 $
(932.32 ₡)
     -7.61 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.52 $
(933.30 ₡)
1.30 $
(798.58 ₡)
     -14.43 %
Markets
Fort Myers, FL Edit San Jose Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.36 $
(2,060.04 ₡)
5.04 $
(3,089.73 ₡)
     +49.98 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.92 $
(1,176.00 ₡)
1.29 $
(792.98 ₡)
     -32.57 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.25 $
(1,378.13 ₡)
0.53 $
(327.62 ₡)
     -76.23 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 1.90 $
(1,165.79 ₡)
2.32 $
(1,423.57 ₡)
     +22.11 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.12 $
(2,523.51 ₡)
2.77 $
(1,696.35 ₡)
     -32.78 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.66 $
(2,242.78 ₡)
2.89 $
(1,767.92 ₡)
     -21.17 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.90 $
(3,611.31 ₡)
4.12 $
(2,521.89 ₡)
     -30.17 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.20 $
(1,347.50 ₡)
1.86 $
(1,138.80 ₡)
     -15.49 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.59 $
(360.15 ₡)
0.60 $
(365.54 ₡)
     +1.50 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.88 $
(1,151.50 ₡)
0.90 $
(552.17 ₡)
     -52.05 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.21 $
(743.58 ₡)
1.03 $
(629.39 ₡)
     -15.36 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.56 $
(957.54 ₡)
0.94 $
(577.25 ₡)
     -39.72 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.67 $
(1,019.82 ₡)
1.04 $
(638.32 ₡)
     -37.41 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.95 $
(1,196.42 ₡)
0.85 $
(517.62 ₡)
     -56.74 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.72 $
(1,053.50 ₡)
2.17 $
(1,331.58 ₡)
     +26.40 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $
(6,125.01 ₡)
12.24 $
(7,500.00 ₡)
     +22.45 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.06 $
(1,264.38 ₡)
2.10 $
(1,285.65 ₡)
     +1.68 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.38 $
(2,067.19 ₡)
3.21 $
(1,965.31 ₡)
     -4.93 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 $
(4,287.51 ₡)
4.00 $
(2,450.00 ₡)
     -42.86 %
Transportation
Fort Myers, FL Edit San Jose Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $
(918.75 ₡)
0.80 $
(489.48 ₡)
     -46.72 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 36.00 $
(22,050.03 ₡)
36.73 $
(22,500.00 ₡)
     +2.04 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.55 $
(1,561.88 ₡)
1.09 $
(670.00 ₡)
     -57.10 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.40 $
(1,470.00 ₡)
1.77 $
(1,086.31 ₡)
     -26.10 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 $
(14,700.02 ₡)
6.08 $
(3,723.04 ₡)
     -74.67 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.31 $
(1,414.96 ₡)
3.89 $
(2,383.68 ₡)
     +68.46 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $
(13,475,017.53 ₡)
22,857.11 $
(14,000,000.00 ₡)
     +3.90 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,756.00 $
(12,100,565.75 ₡)
25,908.13 $
(15,868,750.00 ₡)
     +31.14 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Fort Myers, FL Edit San Jose Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 123.97 $
(75,932.60 ₡)
58.79 $
(36,009.40 ₡)
     -52.58 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $
(91.88 ₡)
0.07 $
(41.46 ₡)
     -54.87 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 57.78 $
(35,389.15 ₡)
57.77 $
(35,381.83 ₡)
     -0.02 %
Sports And Leisure
Fort Myers, FL Edit San Jose Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 25.87 $
(15,846.93 ₡)
55.77 $
(34,156.19 ₡)
     +115.54 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 4.17 $
(2,552.09 ₡)
24.91 $
(15,255.13 ₡)
     +497.75 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(7,350.01 ₡)
6.53 $
(4,000.00 ₡)
     -45.58 %
Childcare
Fort Myers, FL Edit San Jose Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 705.00 $
(431,813.06 ₡)
361.57 $
(221,462.03 ₡)
     -48.71 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 26,000.00 $
(15,925,020.72 ₡)
6,021.45 $
(3,688,140.87 ₡)
     -76.84 %
Clothing And Shoes
Fort Myers, FL Edit San Jose Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 35.33 $
(21,641.01 ₡)
62.03 $
(37,994.54 ₡)
     +75.57 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.11 $
(20,279.90 ₡)
44.35 $
(27,161.39 ₡)
     +33.93 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 63.75 $
(39,046.93 ₡)
88.12 $
(53,974.41 ₡)
     +38.23 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 84.33 $
(51,654.23 ₡)
84.46 $
(51,734.45 ₡)
     +0.16 %
Rent Per Month
Fort Myers, FL Edit San Jose Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,177.78 $
(721,389.83 ₡)
577.08 $
(353,461.59 ₡)
     -51.00 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,007.92 $
(617,349.76 ₡)
389.84 $
(238,776.98 ₡)
     -61.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,724.83 $
(1,056,461.79 ₡)
916.87 $
(561,586.19 ₡)
     -46.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,607.62 $
(984,665.70 ₡)
685.69 $
(419,987.34 ₡)
     -57.35 %
Buy Apartment Price
Fort Myers, FL Edit San Jose Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 265.33 $
(162,515.43 ₡)
172.76 $
(105,815.14 ₡)
     -34.89 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 125.39 $
(76,800.11 ₡)
134.31 $
(82,267.87 ₡)
     +7.12 %
Salaries And Financing
Fort Myers, FL Edit San Jose Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,246.04 $
(1,988,200.27 ₡)
930.61 $
(570,000.00 ₡)
     -71.33 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.32 8.62      +99.34 %
Last update: January 2021January 2021
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