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

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Rent Prices in San Jose are 62.4% lower than in Fort Myers, FL
Restaurant Prices in San Jose are 34.1% lower than in Fort Myers, FL
Groceries Prices in San Jose are 22.1% lower than in Fort Myers, FL
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Restaurants
Fort Myers, FL Edit San Jose Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(10,475.68 ₡)
10.00 $
(5,237.84 ₡)
     -50.0 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(41,902.72 ₡)
57.28 $
(30,003.00 ₡)
     -28.4 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $
(5,237.84 ₡)
9.55 $
(5,000.00 ₡)
     -4.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 $
(2,357.03 ₡)
3.29 $
(1,725.00 ₡)
     -26.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.50 $
(3,404.60 ₡)
4.77 $
(2,500.00 ₡)
     -26.6 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.20 $
(2,199.89 ₡)
3.50 $
(1,834.27 ₡)
     -16.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.44 $
(1,275.94 ₡)
1.89 $
(990.62 ₡)
     -22.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.01 $
(1,051.70 ₡)
1.42 $
(745.23 ₡)
     -29.1 %
Markets
Fort Myers, FL Edit San Jose Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.37 $
(2,291.14 ₡)
7.13 $
(3,736.15 ₡)
     +63.1 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.28 $
(1,718.01 ₡)
2.42 $
(1,267.49 ₡)
     -26.2 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.09 $
(1,093.35 ₡)
1.01 $
(528.37 ₡)
     -51.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.40 $
(1,779.12 ₡)
3.19 $
(1,669.80 ₡)
     -6.1 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.57 $
(2,919.50 ₡)
3.84 $
(2,012.82 ₡)
     -31.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.53 $
(2,370.70 ₡)
4.49 $
(2,350.63 ₡)
     -0.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.13 $
(3,734.18 ₡)
6.65 $
(3,480.58 ₡)
     -6.8 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.50 $
(1,309.46 ₡)
2.00 $
(1,047.57 ₡)
     -20.0 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.77 $
(400.89 ₡)
0.64 $
(333.04 ₡)
     -16.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.40 $
(1,258.25 ₡)
1.35 $
(706.48 ₡)
     -43.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.14 $
(1,118.96 ₡)
1.25 $
(656.99 ₡)
     -41.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.50 $
(783.93 ₡)
1.21 $
(634.56 ₡)
     -19.1 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.63 $
(853.77 ₡)
1.09 $
(569.92 ₡)
     -33.2 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.31 $
(1,209.94 ₡)
1.11 $
(582.51 ₡)
     -51.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.66 $
(1,395.01 ₡)
2.25 $
(1,180.95 ₡)
     -15.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 $
(7,332.98 ₡)
16.23 $
(8,500.00 ₡)
     +15.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $
(906.15 ₡)
2.33 $
(1,219.66 ₡)
     +34.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.46 $
(1,810.05 ₡)
3.03 $
(1,585.02 ₡)
     -12.4 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.85 $
(4,635.49 ₡)
4.39 $
(2,300.00 ₡)
     -50.4 %
Transportation
Fort Myers, FL Edit San Jose Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(1,047.57 ₡)
0.86 $
(450.00 ₡)
     -57.0 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 35.00 $
(18,332.44 ₡)
37.35 $
(19,565.22 ₡)
     +6.7 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(1,571.35 ₡)
1.63 $
(855.00 ₡)
     -45.6 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.40 $
(1,257.08 ₡)
2.41 $
(1,264.42 ₡)
     +0.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(15,713.52 ₡)
6.80 $
(3,562.50 ₡)
     -77.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.44 $
(1,801.05 ₡)
5.47 $
(2,867.20 ₡)
     +59.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 36,050.00 $
(18,882,415.73 ₡)
30,928.78 $
(16,200,000.00 ₡)
     -14.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,766.13 $
(12,972,101.50 ₡)
32,174.20 $
(16,852,331.38 ₡)
     +29.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Fort Myers, FL Edit San Jose Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 240.68 $
(126,064.95 ₡)
65.00 $
(34,047.34 ₡)
     -73.0 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 56.00 $
(29,331.91 ₡)
21.57 $
(11,300.00 ₡)
     -61.5 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.00 $
(37,187.62 ₡)
46.76 $
(24,490.06 ₡)
     -34.1 %
Sports And Leisure
Fort Myers, FL Edit San Jose Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 25.00 $
(13,094.60 ₡)
57.92 $
(30,339.77 ₡)
     +131.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) ?
(? ₡)
28.66 $
(15,011.83 ₡)
    
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $
(7,856.76 ₡)
7.64 $
(4,000.00 ₡)
     -49.1 %
Childcare
Fort Myers, FL Edit San Jose Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,400.00 $
(733,297.67 ₡)
453.43 $
(237,500.00 ₡)
     -67.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 14,000.00 $
(7,332,976.66 ₡)
10,724.04 $
(5,617,081.71 ₡)
     -23.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
Fort Myers, FL Edit San Jose Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 37.50 $
(19,641.90 ₡)
83.38 $
(43,672.30 ₡)
     +122.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.00 $
(20,427.58 ₡)
50.09 $
(26,237.84 ₡)
     +28.4 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.00 $
(43,474.08 ₡)
122.54 $
(64,183.46 ₡)
     +47.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 89.00 $
(46,616.78 ₡)
116.52 $
(61,030.64 ₡)
     +30.9 %
Rent Per Month
Fort Myers, FL Edit San Jose Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,866.67 $
(977,730.22 ₡)
675.43 $
(353,779.53 ₡)
     -63.8 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,066.67 $
(1,082,487.03 ₡)
432.47 $
(226,521.64 ₡)
     -79.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,966.67 $
(1,553,892.67 ₡)
1,282.88 $
(671,952.01 ₡)
     -56.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,366.67 $
(1,239,622.24 ₡)
1,097.48 $
(574,841.32 ₡)
     -53.6 %
Buy Apartment Price
Fort Myers, FL Edit San Jose Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 277.96 $
(145,592.89 ₡)
171.64 $
(89,902.28 ₡)
     -38.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 277.96 $
(145,592.89 ₡)
120.78 $
(63,261.43 ₡)
     -56.5 %
Salaries And Financing
Fort Myers, FL Edit San Jose Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,144.00 $
(2,170,561.09 ₡)
883.05 $
(462,527.05 ₡)
     -78.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.52 9.88      +51.6 %
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