Cost of Living Comparison Between Columbus, OH and Merida 

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Cost of Living in Merida is 38.0% lower than in Columbus, OH (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Merida is 45.7% lower than in Columbus, OH
Rent Prices in Merida are 61.4% lower than in Columbus, OH
Restaurant Prices in Merida are 36.2% lower than in Columbus, OH
Groceries Prices in Merida are 40.3% lower than in Columbus, OH
Local Purchasing Power in Merida is 71.3% lower than in Columbus, OH
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Restaurants
Columbus, OH Edit Merida Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(368.87 MXN)
10.30 $
(190.00 MXN)
     -48.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 70.00 $
(1,291.06 MXN)
54.22 $
(1,000.00 MXN)
     -22.5 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.79 $
(199.10 MXN)
8.13 $
(150.00 MXN)
     -24.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(92.22 MXN)
2.71 $
(50.00 MXN)
     -45.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(129.11 MXN)
4.34 $
(80.00 MXN)
     -38.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.94 $
(91.15 MXN)
3.76 $
(69.32 MXN)
     -24.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.56 $
(47.25 MXN)
1.08 $
(19.94 MXN)
     -57.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.23 $
(41.07 MXN)
0.75 $
(13.78 MXN)
     -66.5 %
Markets
Columbus, OH Edit Merida Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.52 $
(64.92 MXN)
5.53 $
(101.91 MXN)
     +57.0 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.79 $
(51.48 MXN)
2.47 $
(45.59 MXN)
     -11.5 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.55 $
(28.54 MXN)
0.81 $
(14.97 MXN)
     -47.5 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.55 $
(47.08 MXN)
2.22 $
(41.03 MXN)
     -12.8 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.18 $
(114.06 MXN)
5.04 $
(93.03 MXN)
     -18.4 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.76 $
(106.28 MXN)
3.11 $
(57.38 MXN)
     -46.0 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.12 $
(149.72 MXN)
6.27 $
(115.67 MXN)
     -22.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.28 $
(42.10 MXN)
1.38 $
(25.40 MXN)
     -39.7 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.02 $
(18.75 MXN)
0.57 $
(10.49 MXN)
     -44.0 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.40 $
(44.29 MXN)
0.95 $
(17.58 MXN)
     -60.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.49 $
(45.97 MXN)
0.64 $
(11.79 MXN)
     -74.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.03 $
(37.35 MXN)
1.03 $
(18.94 MXN)
     -49.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.85 $
(34.19 MXN)
0.65 $
(11.94 MXN)
     -65.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.80 $
(33.14 MXN)
1.03 $
(19.00 MXN)
     -42.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.47 $
(45.53 MXN)
0.94 $
(17.43 MXN)
     -61.7 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(276.65 MXN)
7.59 $
(140.00 MXN)
     -49.4 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.36 $
(43.52 MXN)
1.30 $
(24.04 MXN)
     -44.8 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.60 $
(66.32 MXN)
4.12 $
(76.00 MXN)
     +14.6 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $
(184.44 MXN)
4.07 $
(75.00 MXN)
     -59.3 %
Transportation
Columbus, OH Edit Merida Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
(36.89 MXN)
0.65 $
(12.00 MXN)
     -67.5 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 $
(1,198.84 MXN)
48.80 $
(900.00 MXN)
     -24.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $
(55.33 MXN)
2.17 $
(40.00 MXN)
     -27.7 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.02 $
(37.26 MXN)
4.36 $
(80.47 MXN)
     +116.0 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 27.00 $
(497.98 MXN)
10.84 $
(200.00 MXN)
     -59.8 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.40 $
(62.79 MXN)
4.88 $
(89.98 MXN)
     +43.3 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 29,946.00 $
(552,313.54 MXN)
29,820.29 $
(549,995.00 MXN)
     -0.4 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,822.13 $
(476,254.26 MXN)
21,584.66 $
(398,100.00 MXN)
     -16.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Columbus, OH Edit Merida Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 214.88 $
(3,963.11 MXN)
80.84 $
(1,490.99 MXN)
     -62.4 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 53.33 $
(983.66 MXN)
21.89 $
(403.67 MXN)
     -59.0 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.11 $
(1,311.57 MXN)
28.92 $
(533.44 MXN)
     -59.3 %
Sports And Leisure
Columbus, OH Edit Merida Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 49.99 $
(922.00 MXN)
28.13 $
(518.75 MXN)
     -43.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 29.00 $
(534.87 MXN)
12.65 $
(233.33 MXN)
     -56.4 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(221.32 MXN)
4.88 $
(90.00 MXN)
     -59.3 %
Childcare
Columbus, OH Edit Merida Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,233.33 $
(22,747.17 MXN)
153.17 $
(2,825.00 MXN)
     -87.6 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,333.33 $
(282,802.63 MXN)
2,927.84 $
(54,000.00 MXN)
     -80.9 %
Clothing And Shoes
Columbus, OH Edit Merida Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 68.57 $
(1,264.65 MXN)
72.75 $
(1,341.83 MXN)
     +6.1 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 46.10 $
(850.18 MXN)
40.93 $
(754.83 MXN)
     -11.2 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 81.25 $
(1,498.55 MXN)
98.50 $
(1,816.67 MXN)
     +21.2 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 117.50 $
(2,167.13 MXN)
92.17 $
(1,700.00 MXN)
     -21.6 %
Rent Per Month
Columbus, OH Edit Merida Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,523.67 $
(28,101.97 MXN)
626.08 $
(11,547.18 MXN)
     -58.9 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,171.42 $
(21,605.20 MXN)
480.50 $
(8,862.16 MXN)
     -59.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,055.50 $
(56,354.57 MXN)
1,165.71 $
(21,500.00 MXN)
     -61.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,074.54 $
(38,262.06 MXN)
747.97 $
(13,795.32 MXN)
     -63.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
Columbus, OH Edit Merida Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 292.99 $
(5,403.73 MXN)
112.16 $
(2,068.62 MXN)
     -61.7 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 294.24 $
(5,426.79 MXN)
125.68 $
(2,317.94 MXN)
     -57.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Columbus, OH Edit Merida Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,831.62 $
(70,669.04 MXN)
596.41 $
(11,000.00 MXN)
     -84.4 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.48 11.69      +80.4 %
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