Cost of Living Comparison Between Mexico and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 105.47% higher than in Mexico (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 140.86% higher than in Mexico
Rent Prices in United States are 260.38% higher than in Mexico
Restaurant Prices in United States are 145.29% higher than in Mexico
Groceries Prices in United States are 108.10% higher than in Mexico
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 195.08% higher than in Mexico
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Restaurants
Mexico Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 100.00 MXN
(5.03 $)
297.93 MXN
(15.00 $)
     +197.93 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 500.00 MXN
(25.17 $)
1,191.71 MXN
(60.00 $)
     +138.34 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 100.00 MXN
(5.03 $)
158.90 MXN
(8.00 $)
     +58.90 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 30.00 MXN
(1.51 $)
99.31 MXN
(5.00 $)
     +231.03 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 50.00 MXN
(2.52 $)
119.17 MXN
(6.00 $)
     +138.34 %
Cappuccino (regular) 44.24 MXN
(2.23 $)
85.16 MXN
(4.29 $)
     +92.52 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 16.24 MXN
(0.82 $)
37.81 MXN
(1.90 $)
     +132.76 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 11.94 MXN
(0.60 $)
30.56 MXN
(1.54 $)
     +156.02 %
Markets
Mexico Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 76.04 MXN
(3.83 $)
64.23 MXN
(3.23 $)
     -15.53 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 28.68 MXN
(1.44 $)
49.23 MXN
(2.48 $)
     +71.66 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 10.61 MXN
(0.53 $)
35.80 MXN
(1.80 $)
     +237.49 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 31.01 MXN
(1.56 $)
45.78 MXN
(2.30 $)
     +47.61 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 49.61 MXN
(2.50 $)
99.49 MXN
(5.01 $)
     +100.56 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 43.87 MXN
(2.21 $)
82.35 MXN
(4.15 $)
     +87.72 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 65.55 MXN
(3.30 $)
113.14 MXN
(5.70 $)
     +72.59 %
Apples (1 lb) 18.32 MXN
(0.92 $)
40.78 MXN
(2.05 $)
     +122.60 %
Banana (1 lb) 8.91 MXN
(0.45 $)
14.04 MXN
(0.71 $)
     +57.47 %
Oranges (1 lb) 9.00 MXN
(0.45 $)
35.78 MXN
(1.80 $)
     +297.40 %
Tomato (1 lb) 10.71 MXN
(0.54 $)
38.42 MXN
(1.93 $)
     +258.74 %
Potato (1 lb) 10.65 MXN
(0.54 $)
23.27 MXN
(1.17 $)
     +118.47 %
Onion (1 lb) 9.92 MXN
(0.50 $)
23.43 MXN
(1.18 $)
     +136.13 %
Lettuce (1 head) 15.70 MXN
(0.79 $)
32.52 MXN
(1.64 $)
     +107.12 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.42 MXN
(0.78 $)
35.87 MXN
(1.81 $)
     +132.59 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 170.00 MXN
(8.56 $)
238.34 MXN
(12.00 $)
     +40.20 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 21.76 MXN
(1.10 $)
48.22 MXN
(2.43 $)
     +121.54 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 37.89 MXN
(1.91 $)
56.03 MXN
(2.82 $)
     +47.90 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 60.00 MXN
(3.02 $)
158.90 MXN
(8.00 $)
     +164.83 %
Transportation
Mexico Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 MXN
(0.50 $)
44.69 MXN
(2.25 $)
     +346.89 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 400.00 MXN
(20.14 $)
1,291.02 MXN
(65.00 $)
     +222.76 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 MXN
(1.76 $)
64.55 MXN
(3.25 $)
     +84.43 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 22.53 MXN
(1.13 $)
52.04 MXN
(2.62 $)
     +130.96 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 150.00 MXN
(7.55 $)
595.86 MXN
(30.00 $)
     +297.24 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 75.15 MXN
(3.78 $)
50.78 MXN
(2.56 $)
     -32.43 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 344,990.00 MXN
(17,369.44 $)
456,823.70 MXN
(23,000.00 $)
     +32.42 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 323,148.66 MXN
(16,269.78 $)
428,823.02 MXN
(21,590.23 $)
     +32.70 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Mexico Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 829.45 MXN
(41.76 $)
3,266.08 MXN
(164.44 $)
     +293.76 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.50 MXN
(0.08 $)
2.77 MXN
(0.14 $)
     +83.97 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 520.42 MXN
(26.20 $)
1,305.91 MXN
(65.75 $)
     +150.93 %
Sports And Leisure
Mexico Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 573.00 MXN
(28.85 $)
736.25 MXN
(37.07 $)
     +28.49 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 255.59 MXN
(12.87 $)
310.93 MXN
(15.65 $)
     +21.65 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 75.00 MXN
(3.78 $)
238.34 MXN
(12.00 $)
     +217.79 %
Childcare
Mexico Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,347.11 MXN
(168.52 $)
18,592.94 MXN
(936.11 $)
     +455.49 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 73,106.07 MXN
(3,680.72 $)
311,521.02 MXN
(15,684.35 $)
     +326.12 %
Clothing And Shoes
Mexico Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 816.92 MXN
(41.13 $)
870.12 MXN
(43.81 $)
     +6.51 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 625.23 MXN
(31.48 $)
704.49 MXN
(35.47 $)
     +12.68 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,392.31 MXN
(70.10 $)
1,508.95 MXN
(75.97 $)
     +8.38 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,222.82 MXN
(61.57 $)
1,907.44 MXN
(96.03 $)
     +55.99 %
Rent Per Month
Mexico Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 6,893.24 MXN
(347.06 $)
26,579.49 MXN
(1,338.21 $)
     +285.59 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 4,450.49 MXN
(224.07 $)
21,471.27 MXN
(1,081.03 $)
     +382.45 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 13,815.72 MXN
(695.59 $)
42,778.04 MXN
(2,153.77 $)
     +209.63 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 9,718.88 MXN
(489.32 $)
34,459.59 MXN
(1,734.96 $)
     +254.56 %
Buy Apartment Price
Mexico Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,238.05 MXN
(112.68 $)
6,610.60 MXN
(332.83 $)
     +195.37 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,461.17 MXN
(73.57 $)
3,945.73 MXN
(198.66 $)
     +170.04 %
Salaries And Financing
Mexico Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 9,919.09 MXN
(499.40 $)
70,498.40 MXN
(3,549.43 $)
     +610.73 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.16 4.05      -63.70 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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