Cost of Living Comparison Between Mexico and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 92.44% higher than in Mexico (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 119.92% higher than in Mexico
Rent Prices in United States are 203.14% higher than in Mexico
Restaurant Prices in United States are 109.92% higher than in Mexico
Groceries Prices in United States are 100.03% higher than in Mexico
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 204.72% higher than in Mexico
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Restaurants
Mexico Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 120.00 MXN
(6.03 $)
298.27 MXN
(15.00 $)
     +148.56 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 596.55 MXN
(30.00 $)
1,193.10 MXN
(60.00 $)
     +100.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 119.31 MXN
(6.00 $)
159.08 MXN
(8.00 $)
     +33.33 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 30.00 MXN
(1.51 $)
99.42 MXN
(5.00 $)
     +231.42 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 59.65 MXN
(3.00 $)
119.31 MXN
(6.00 $)
     +100.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 46.20 MXN
(2.32 $)
85.52 MXN
(4.30 $)
     +85.13 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 17.35 MXN
(0.87 $)
38.00 MXN
(1.91 $)
     +119.04 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 12.81 MXN
(0.64 $)
30.70 MXN
(1.54 $)
     +139.62 %
Markets
Mexico Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 79.40 MXN
(3.99 $)
64.59 MXN
(3.25 $)
     -18.65 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 29.81 MXN
(1.50 $)
49.32 MXN
(2.48 $)
     +65.44 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 11.92 MXN
(0.60 $)
35.88 MXN
(1.80 $)
     +201.09 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 31.85 MXN
(1.60 $)
45.65 MXN
(2.30 $)
     +43.36 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 52.03 MXN
(2.62 $)
99.76 MXN
(5.02 $)
     +91.71 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 44.91 MXN
(2.26 $)
83.01 MXN
(4.17 $)
     +84.85 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 69.24 MXN
(3.48 $)
114.28 MXN
(5.75 $)
     +65.03 %
Apples (1 lb) 18.59 MXN
(0.93 $)
40.72 MXN
(2.05 $)
     +119.08 %
Banana (1 lb) 9.59 MXN
(0.48 $)
14.06 MXN
(0.71 $)
     +46.54 %
Oranges (1 lb) 9.58 MXN
(0.48 $)
35.86 MXN
(1.80 $)
     +274.24 %
Tomato (1 lb) 10.62 MXN
(0.53 $)
38.57 MXN
(1.94 $)
     +263.20 %
Potato (1 lb) 10.92 MXN
(0.55 $)
23.30 MXN
(1.17 $)
     +113.31 %
Onion (1 lb) 9.67 MXN
(0.49 $)
23.44 MXN
(1.18 $)
     +142.52 %
Lettuce (1 head) 16.27 MXN
(0.82 $)
32.66 MXN
(1.64 $)
     +100.67 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.56 MXN
(0.78 $)
35.74 MXN
(1.80 $)
     +129.66 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 180.00 MXN
(9.05 $)
238.62 MXN
(12.00 $)
     +32.57 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 23.11 MXN
(1.16 $)
49.42 MXN
(2.49 $)
     +113.81 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 39.49 MXN
(1.99 $)
56.55 MXN
(2.84 $)
     +43.20 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 63.00 MXN
(3.17 $)
159.08 MXN
(8.00 $)
     +152.51 %
Transportation
Mexico Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 MXN
(0.50 $)
41.76 MXN
(2.10 $)
     +317.58 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 385.00 MXN
(19.36 $)
1,292.52 MXN
(65.00 $)
     +235.72 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 35.00 MXN
(1.76 $)
64.63 MXN
(3.25 $)
     +84.65 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 24.14 MXN
(1.21 $)
51.70 MXN
(2.60 $)
     +114.17 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 150.00 MXN
(7.54 $)
596.55 MXN
(30.00 $)
     +297.70 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 76.36 MXN
(3.84 $)
51.71 MXN
(2.60 $)
     -32.27 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 335,000.00 MXN
(16,846.87 $)
457,553.83 MXN
(23,010.00 $)
     +36.58 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 344,773.30 MXN
(17,338.36 $)
431,252.02 MXN
(21,687.30 $)
     +25.08 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Mexico Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,070.01 MXN
(53.81 $)
3,295.34 MXN
(165.72 $)
     +207.97 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.57 MXN
(0.08 $)
2.76 MXN
(0.14 $)
     +75.11 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 533.55 MXN
(26.83 $)
1,310.99 MXN
(65.93 $)
     +145.71 %
Sports And Leisure
Mexico Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 610.02 MXN
(30.68 $)
734.90 MXN
(36.96 $)
     +20.47 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 302.03 MXN
(15.19 $)
313.00 MXN
(15.74 $)
     +3.63 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 80.00 MXN
(4.02 $)
238.62 MXN
(12.00 $)
     +198.27 %
Childcare
Mexico Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,641.19 MXN
(183.11 $)
18,601.00 MXN
(935.43 $)
     +410.85 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 83,485.71 MXN
(4,198.43 $)
307,996.61 MXN
(15,488.89 $)
     +268.92 %
Clothing And Shoes
Mexico Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 835.23 MXN
(42.00 $)
872.83 MXN
(43.89 $)
     +4.50 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 651.85 MXN
(32.78 $)
706.10 MXN
(35.51 $)
     +8.32 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,446.85 MXN
(72.76 $)
1,514.19 MXN
(76.15 $)
     +4.65 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,276.12 MXN
(64.18 $)
1,916.87 MXN
(96.40 $)
     +50.21 %
Rent Per Month
Mexico Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 8,118.06 MXN
(408.25 $)
26,415.15 MXN
(1,328.40 $)
     +225.39 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,246.70 MXN
(263.85 $)
21,480.04 MXN
(1,080.21 $)
     +309.40 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 16,388.63 MXN
(824.17 $)
42,956.74 MXN
(2,160.26 $)
     +162.11 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 11,703.17 MXN
(588.54 $)
34,820.71 MXN
(1,751.10 $)
     +197.53 %
Buy Apartment Price
Mexico Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,512.82 MXN
(126.37 $)
6,617.02 MXN
(332.76 $)
     +163.33 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,726.79 MXN
(86.84 $)
3,960.18 MXN
(199.15 $)
     +129.34 %
Salaries And Financing
Mexico Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 10,531.54 MXN
(529.62 $)
70,574.16 MXN
(3,549.12 $)
     +570.12 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.09 4.01      -63.87 %
Last update: August 2021August 2021
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