Cost of Living Comparison Between Indianapolis, IN and Monterrey 

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Consumer Prices in Monterrey are 27.2% lower than in Indianapolis, IN (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Monterrey are 30.2% lower than in Indianapolis, IN
Rent Prices in Monterrey are 36.4% lower than in Indianapolis, IN
Restaurant Prices in Monterrey are 38.3% lower than in Indianapolis, IN
Groceries Prices in Monterrey are 20.2% lower than in Indianapolis, IN
Local Purchasing Power in Monterrey is 65.7% lower than in Indianapolis, IN
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Restaurants
Indianapolis, IN Edit Monterrey Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 $
(420.73 MXN)
13.07 $
(220.00 MXN)
     -47.7 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $
(1,346.33 MXN)
53.48 $
(900.00 MXN)
     -33.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $
(168.29 MXN)
8.91 $
(150.00 MXN)
     -10.9 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.50 $
(92.56 MXN)
2.97 $
(50.00 MXN)
     -46.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(134.63 MXN)
4.22 $
(71.03 MXN)
     -47.2 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.78 $
(80.36 MXN)
3.60 $
(60.64 MXN)
     -24.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.15 $
(36.20 MXN)
1.61 $
(27.08 MXN)
     -25.2 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.27 $
(38.29 MXN)
1.25 $
(21.11 MXN)
     -44.9 %
Markets
Indianapolis, IN Edit Monterrey Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.25 $
(54.71 MXN)
6.64 $
(111.76 MXN)
     +104.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.87 $
(48.27 MXN)
2.66 $
(44.71 MXN)
     -7.4 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.38 $
(40.10 MXN)
0.94 $
(15.79 MXN)
     -60.6 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.52 $
(42.37 MXN)
3.29 $
(55.31 MXN)
     +30.6 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.69 $
(78.93 MXN)
5.20 $
(87.47 MXN)
     +10.8 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.99 $
(83.89 MXN)
4.58 $
(77.01 MXN)
     -8.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.66 $
(112.05 MXN)
6.51 $
(109.54 MXN)
     -2.2 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.96 $
(32.94 MXN)
1.47 $
(24.68 MXN)
     -25.1 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.80 $
(13.39 MXN)
0.62 $
(10.42 MXN)
     -22.2 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.75 $
(46.25 MXN)
0.84 $
(14.10 MXN)
     -69.5 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.71 $
(28.76 MXN)
0.93 $
(15.61 MXN)
     -45.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.45 $
(24.39 MXN)
1.08 $
(18.25 MXN)
     -25.2 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.46 $
(24.51 MXN)
0.91 $
(15.29 MXN)
     -37.6 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.41 $
(23.76 MXN)
1.72 $
(29.02 MXN)
     +22.1 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.03 $
(34.19 MXN)
1.10 $
(18.53 MXN)
     -45.8 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 $
(235.52 MXN)
14.86 $
(250.00 MXN)
     +6.1 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $
(29.11 MXN)
1.68 $
(28.35 MXN)
     -2.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.56 $
(43.12 MXN)
2.97 $
(50.00 MXN)
     +15.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $
(134.63 MXN)
4.61 $
(77.50 MXN)
     -42.4 %
Transportation
Indianapolis, IN Edit Monterrey Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $
(29.45 MXN)
0.89 $
(15.00 MXN)
     -49.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 $
(1,346.33 MXN)
50.51 $
(850.00 MXN)
     -36.9 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.00 $
(33.66 MXN)
1.93 $
(32.50 MXN)
     -3.4 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $
(46.28 MXN)
1.91 $
(32.19 MXN)
     -30.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 34.00 $
(572.19 MXN)
17.83 $
(300.00 MXN)
     -47.6 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.66 $
(61.57 MXN)
5.53 $
(93.10 MXN)
     +51.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,518.26 $
(597,740.22 MXN)
26,739.41 $
(450,000.00 MXN)
     -24.7 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,069.15 $
(438,720.09 MXN)
27,837.37 $
(468,477.78 MXN)
     +6.8 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Indianapolis, IN Edit Monterrey Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 250.23 $
(4,211.10 MXN)
140.75 $
(2,368.66 MXN)
     -43.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 69.00 $
(1,161.21 MXN)
28.70 $
(483.06 MXN)
     -58.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 82.73 $
(1,392.23 MXN)
32.74 $
(551.06 MXN)
     -60.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Indianapolis, IN Edit Monterrey Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.67 $
(532.92 MXN)
45.22 $
(761.06 MXN)
     +42.8 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 32.00 $
(538.53 MXN)
23.27 $
(391.67 MXN)
     -27.3 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(201.95 MXN)
6.54 $
(110.00 MXN)
     -45.5 %
Childcare
Indianapolis, IN Edit Monterrey Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,855.00 $
(31,217.97 MXN)
356.53 $
(6,000.00 MXN)
     -80.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 27,350.00 $
(460,275.72 MXN)
8,806.18 $
(148,200.00 MXN)
     -67.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
Indianapolis, IN Edit Monterrey Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 57.00 $
(959.26 MXN)
62.79 $
(1,056.74 MXN)
     +10.2 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 49.75 $
(837.25 MXN)
48.90 $
(823.00 MXN)
     -1.7 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 74.80 $
(1,258.82 MXN)
114.77 $
(1,931.53 MXN)
     +53.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 109.00 $
(1,834.37 MXN)
117.14 $
(1,971.36 MXN)
     +7.5 %
Rent Per Month
Indianapolis, IN Edit Monterrey Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,661.25 $
(27,957.33 MXN)
1,084.43 $
(18,250.00 MXN)
     -34.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,218.75 $
(20,510.46 MXN)
719.91 $
(12,115.38 MXN)
     -40.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,775.00 $
(46,700.74 MXN)
1,810.05 $
(30,461.54 MXN)
     -34.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,066.67 $
(34,780.13 MXN)
1,277.55 $
(21,500.00 MXN)
     -38.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
Indianapolis, IN Edit Monterrey Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 207.42 $
(3,490.65 MXN)
245.65 $
(4,134.15 MXN)
     +18.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 158.85 $
(2,673.24 MXN)
170.01 $
(2,861.15 MXN)
     +7.0 %
Salaries And Financing
Indianapolis, IN Edit Monterrey Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,787.88 $
(80,575.62 MXN)
1,146.21 $
(19,289.75 MXN)
     -76.1 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.64 11.71      +76.4 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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