Cost of Living Comparison Between Miami, FL and Playa del Carmen 

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Consumer Prices in Playa del Carmen are 42.2% lower than in Miami, FL (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Playa del Carmen are 53.9% lower than in Miami, FL
Rent Prices in Playa del Carmen are 67.7% lower than in Miami, FL
Restaurant Prices in Playa del Carmen are 56.2% lower than in Miami, FL
Groceries Prices in Playa del Carmen are 34.7% lower than in Miami, FL
Local Purchasing Power in Playa del Carmen is 60.5% lower than in Miami, FL
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Restaurants
Miami, FL Edit Playa del Carmen Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 25.00 $
(425.80 MXN)
8.81 $
(150.00 MXN)
     -64.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 $
(1,703.19 MXN)
41.10 $
(700.00 MXN)
     -58.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 $
(204.38 MXN)
7.34 $
(125.00 MXN)
     -38.8 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $
(119.22 MXN)
3.52 $
(60.00 MXN)
     -49.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $
(136.26 MXN)
4.70 $
(80.00 MXN)
     -41.3 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.76 $
(81.06 MXN)
3.48 $
(59.30 MXN)
     -26.8 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.72 $
(46.25 MXN)
1.42 $
(24.13 MXN)
     -47.8 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.16 $
(36.81 MXN)
1.00 $
(17.00 MXN)
     -53.8 %
Markets
Miami, FL Edit Playa del Carmen Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.36 $
(74.26 MXN)
5.85 $
(99.68 MXN)
     +34.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.40 $
(57.88 MXN)
1.83 $
(31.25 MXN)
     -46.0 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.78 $
(30.26 MXN)
0.49 $
(8.39 MXN)
     -72.3 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.79 $
(64.58 MXN)
3.08 $
(52.40 MXN)
     -18.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.97 $
(101.73 MXN)
3.84 $
(65.43 MXN)
     -35.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.87 $
(82.99 MXN)
3.86 $
(65.77 MXN)
     -20.7 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.30 $
(107.37 MXN)
6.28 $
(106.93 MXN)
     -0.4 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.63 $
(44.79 MXN)
1.02 $
(17.31 MXN)
     -61.3 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.85 $
(14.49 MXN)
0.59 $
(10.09 MXN)
     -30.3 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.66 $
(28.27 MXN)
0.67 $
(11.34 MXN)
     -59.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.03 $
(34.53 MXN)
1.05 $
(17.86 MXN)
     -48.3 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.07 $
(18.26 MXN)
1.03 $
(17.54 MXN)
     -4.0 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.42 $
(24.20 MXN)
0.96 $
(16.29 MXN)
     -32.7 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.51 $
(42.75 MXN)
1.31 $
(22.33 MXN)
     -47.8 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.07 $
(35.24 MXN)
1.01 $
(17.20 MXN)
     -51.2 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.99 $
(221.24 MXN)
9.39 $
(160.00 MXN)
     -27.7 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.00 $
(33.99 MXN)
1.63 $
(27.83 MXN)
     -18.1 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.37 $
(40.34 MXN)
3.07 $
(52.33 MXN)
     +29.7 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.00 $
(153.29 MXN)
4.46 $
(76.00 MXN)
     -50.4 %
Transportation
Miami, FL Edit Playa del Carmen Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $
(38.32 MXN)
0.59 $
(10.00 MXN)
     -73.9 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120.00 $
(2,043.83 MXN)
35.23 $
(600.00 MXN)
     -70.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.98 $
(50.67 MXN)
2.94 $
(50.00 MXN)
     -1.3 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.10 $
(35.77 MXN)
4.25 $
(72.42 MXN)
     +102.5 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 24.00 $
(408.77 MXN)
13.21 $
(225.00 MXN)
     -45.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.45 $
(58.84 MXN)
5.33 $
(90.84 MXN)
     +54.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 35,000.00 $
(596,116.67 MXN)
21,136.80 $
(360,000.00 MXN)
     -39.6 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,955.19 $
(425,034.51 MXN)
23,485.34 $
(400,000.00 MXN)
     -5.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Miami, FL Edit Playa del Carmen Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 170.11 $
(2,897.34 MXN)
82.54 $
(1,405.85 MXN)
     -51.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 59.88 $
(1,019.91 MXN)
24.46 $
(416.62 MXN)
     -59.2 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 61.91 $
(1,054.50 MXN)
27.42 $
(467.09 MXN)
     -55.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Miami, FL Edit Playa del Carmen Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 76.77 $
(1,307.53 MXN)
48.06 $
(818.49 MXN)
     -37.4 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.86 $
(406.33 MXN)
14.68 $
(250.00 MXN)
     -38.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $
(255.48 MXN)
4.40 $
(75.00 MXN)
     -70.6 %
Childcare
Miami, FL Edit Playa del Carmen Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,162.50 $
(19,799.59 MXN)
303.35 $
(5,166.67 MXN)
     -73.9 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 28,333.33 $
(482,570.64 MXN)
3,170.52 $
(54,000.00 MXN)
     -88.8 %
Clothing And Shoes
Miami, FL Edit Playa del Carmen Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 46.50 $
(791.98 MXN)
58.35 $
(993.76 MXN)
     +25.5 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.12 $
(734.50 MXN)
36.24 $
(617.20 MXN)
     -16.0 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 80.28 $
(1,367.28 MXN)
69.36 $
(1,181.28 MXN)
     -13.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.67 $
(1,646.42 MXN)
75.23 $
(1,281.28 MXN)
     -22.2 %
Rent Per Month
Miami, FL Edit Playa del Carmen Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,800.86 $
(47,704.02 MXN)
884.37 $
(15,062.50 MXN)
     -68.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,064.29 $
(35,158.84 MXN)
579.30 $
(9,866.67 MXN)
     -71.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 5,249.12 $
(89,402.48 MXN)
2,006.04 $
(34,166.67 MXN)
     -61.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,635.93 $
(61,926.75 MXN)
972.03 $
(16,555.56 MXN)
     -73.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Miami, FL Edit Playa del Carmen Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 583.91 $
(9,945.09 MXN)
262.08 $
(4,463.75 MXN)
     -55.1 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 354.00 $
(6,029.23 MXN)
176.42 $
(3,004.83 MXN)
     -50.2 %
Salaries And Financing
Miami, FL Edit Playa del Carmen Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,289.41 $
(73,056.81 MXN)
782.84 $
(13,333.33 MXN)
     -81.7 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.57 11.50      +74.9 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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