Cost of Living Comparison Between Mexico and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 107.70% higher than in Mexico (without rent)
Rent Prices in United States are 254.85% higher than in Mexico
Restaurant Prices in United States are 139.34% higher than in Mexico
Groceries Prices in United States are 112.39% higher than in Mexico
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 188.38% higher than in Mexico
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Restaurants
Mexico[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 100.00 MXN
(5.01 $)
299.48 MXN
(15.00 $)
     +199.48 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 500.00 MXN
(25.04 $)
1,098.10 MXN
(55.00 $)
     +119.62 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 100.00 MXN
(5.01 $)
159.72 MXN
(8.00 $)
     +59.72 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 30.00 MXN
(1.50 $)
99.83 MXN
(5.00 $)
     +232.76 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 50.00 MXN
(2.50 $)
119.79 MXN
(6.00 $)
     +139.59 %
Cappuccino (regular) 43.83 MXN
(2.20 $)
84.98 MXN
(4.26 $)
     +93.88 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 15.68 MXN
(0.79 $)
37.73 MXN
(1.89 $)
     +140.61 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 11.61 MXN
(0.58 $)
30.70 MXN
(1.54 $)
     +164.48 %
Markets
Mexico[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 74.42 MXN
(3.73 $)
64.32 MXN
(3.22 $)
     -13.57 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 28.24 MXN
(1.41 $)
49.23 MXN
(2.47 $)
     +74.32 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 9.96 MXN
(0.50 $)
36.32 MXN
(1.82 $)
     +264.52 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 30.41 MXN
(1.52 $)
46.58 MXN
(2.33 $)
     +53.14 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 48.89 MXN
(2.45 $)
100.18 MXN
(5.02 $)
     +104.93 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 43.80 MXN
(2.19 $)
82.21 MXN
(4.12 $)
     +87.72 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 64.96 MXN
(3.25 $)
112.76 MXN
(5.65 $)
     +73.58 %
Apples (1 lb) 18.31 MXN
(0.92 $)
41.43 MXN
(2.08 $)
     +126.22 %
Banana (1 lb) 8.72 MXN
(0.44 $)
14.16 MXN
(0.71 $)
     +62.41 %
Oranges (1 lb) 9.11 MXN
(0.46 $)
36.53 MXN
(1.83 $)
     +301.08 %
Tomato (1 lb) 11.05 MXN
(0.55 $)
38.80 MXN
(1.94 $)
     +251.21 %
Potato (1 lb) 10.49 MXN
(0.53 $)
24.02 MXN
(1.20 $)
     +129.06 %
Onion (1 lb) 10.23 MXN
(0.51 $)
23.95 MXN
(1.20 $)
     +134.03 %
Lettuce (1 head) 15.77 MXN
(0.79 $)
32.50 MXN
(1.63 $)
     +106.04 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.36 MXN
(0.77 $)
36.18 MXN
(1.81 $)
     +135.51 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 150.00 MXN
(7.51 $)
239.59 MXN
(12.00 $)
     +59.72 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 21.37 MXN
(1.07 $)
48.39 MXN
(2.42 $)
     +126.43 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 37.74 MXN
(1.89 $)
59.09 MXN
(2.96 $)
     +56.59 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 58.00 MXN
(2.91 $)
159.72 MXN
(8.00 $)
     +175.39 %
Transportation
Mexico[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 MXN
(0.50 $)
44.92 MXN
(2.25 $)
     +349.22 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 400.00 MXN
(20.03 $)
1,397.58 MXN
(70.00 $)
     +249.39 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 MXN
(1.75 $)
64.89 MXN
(3.25 $)
     +85.39 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 16.09 MXN
(0.81 $)
53.91 MXN
(2.70 $)
     +234.96 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 150.00 MXN
(7.51 $)
598.96 MXN
(30.00 $)
     +299.31 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 75.27 MXN
(3.77 $)
51.61 MXN
(2.58 $)
     -31.44 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 346,990.00 MXN
(17,379.55 $)
459,204.66 MXN
(23,000.00 $)
     +32.34 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 318,462.06 MXN
(15,950.68 $)
428,295.44 MXN
(21,451.86 $)
     +34.49 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Mexico[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 777.01 MXN
(38.92 $)
3,238.39 MXN
(162.20 $)
     +316.78 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.45 MXN
(0.07 $)
2.72 MXN
(0.14 $)
     +87.96 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 521.13 MXN
(26.10 $)
1,303.38 MXN
(65.28 $)
     +150.11 %
Sports And Leisure
Mexico[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 587.88 MXN
(29.44 $)
745.91 MXN
(37.36 $)
     +26.88 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 255.77 MXN
(12.81 $)
316.58 MXN
(15.86 $)
     +23.78 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 72.00 MXN
(3.61 $)
239.59 MXN
(12.00 $)
     +232.76 %
Childcare
Mexico[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,313.62 MXN
(165.97 $)
18,810.84 MXN
(942.17 $)
     +467.68 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 74,033.40 MXN
(3,708.08 $)
323,453.84 MXN
(16,200.70 $)
     +336.90 %
Clothing And Shoes
Mexico[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 814.15 MXN
(40.78 $)
879.24 MXN
(44.04 $)
     +7.99 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 640.90 MXN
(32.10 $)
709.73 MXN
(35.55 $)
     +10.74 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,395.84 MXN
(69.91 $)
1,515.58 MXN
(75.91 $)
     +8.58 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,241.64 MXN
(62.19 $)
1,920.00 MXN
(96.17 $)
     +54.63 %
Rent Per Month
Mexico[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 7,230.65 MXN
(362.16 $)
26,955.82 MXN
(1,350.13 $)
     +272.80 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 4,551.70 MXN
(227.98 $)
21,617.73 MXN
(1,082.76 $)
     +374.94 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 14,006.08 MXN
(701.52 $)
43,194.85 MXN
(2,163.48 $)
     +208.40 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 9,740.99 MXN
(487.89 $)
34,306.73 MXN
(1,718.31 $)
     +252.19 %
Buy Apartment Price
Mexico[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,349.80 MXN
(117.69 $)
5,835.16 MXN
(292.26 $)
     +148.33 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,532.36 MXN
(76.75 $)
3,873.86 MXN
(194.03 $)
     +152.80 %
Salaries And Financing
Mexico[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 10,180.00 MXN
(509.88 $)
71,069.56 MXN
(3,559.63 $)
     +598.13 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.13 4.18      -62.50 %
Last update: November 2020November 2020
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