Cost of Living Comparison Between Mexico and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 93.64% higher than in Mexico (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 136.60% higher than in Mexico
Rent Prices in United States are 274.30% higher than in Mexico
Restaurant Prices in United States are 97.47% higher than in Mexico
Groceries Prices in United States are 97.57% higher than in Mexico
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 142.60% higher than in Mexico
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Restaurants
Mexico Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 150.00 MXN
(7.54 $)
298.60 MXN
(15.00 $)
     +99.07 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 600.00 MXN
(30.14 $)
1,293.93 MXN
(65.00 $)
     +115.65 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 120.00 MXN
(6.03 $)
159.25 MXN
(8.00 $)
     +32.71 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 39.81 MXN
(2.00 $)
99.53 MXN
(5.00 $)
     +150.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 65.00 MXN
(3.27 $)
119.44 MXN
(6.00 $)
     +83.75 %
Cappuccino (regular) 48.21 MXN
(2.42 $)
89.89 MXN
(4.52 $)
     +86.46 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 18.23 MXN
(0.92 $)
40.88 MXN
(2.05 $)
     +124.30 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 13.32 MXN
(0.67 $)
32.31 MXN
(1.62 $)
     +142.62 %
Markets
Mexico Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 85.44 MXN
(4.29 $)
69.33 MXN
(3.48 $)
     -18.86 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 32.44 MXN
(1.63 $)
52.80 MXN
(2.65 $)
     +62.75 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 12.32 MXN
(0.62 $)
36.63 MXN
(1.84 $)
     +197.34 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 33.14 MXN
(1.66 $)
62.35 MXN
(3.13 $)
     +88.13 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 57.92 MXN
(2.91 $)
103.00 MXN
(5.17 $)
     +77.85 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 51.19 MXN
(2.57 $)
104.77 MXN
(5.26 $)
     +104.66 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 81.76 MXN
(4.11 $)
133.29 MXN
(6.70 $)
     +63.03 %
Apples (1 lb) 21.84 MXN
(1.10 $)
42.70 MXN
(2.14 $)
     +95.54 %
Banana (1 lb) 10.10 MXN
(0.51 $)
14.39 MXN
(0.72 $)
     +42.43 %
Oranges (1 lb) 10.27 MXN
(0.52 $)
37.01 MXN
(1.86 $)
     +260.54 %
Tomato (1 lb) 11.34 MXN
(0.57 $)
39.86 MXN
(2.00 $)
     +251.40 %
Potato (1 lb) 11.88 MXN
(0.60 $)
24.06 MXN
(1.21 $)
     +102.49 %
Onion (1 lb) 11.07 MXN
(0.56 $)
24.12 MXN
(1.21 $)
     +117.92 %
Lettuce (1 head) 16.95 MXN
(0.85 $)
34.71 MXN
(1.74 $)
     +104.77 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.77 MXN
(0.79 $)
37.23 MXN
(1.87 $)
     +136.06 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 200.00 MXN
(10.05 $)
248.73 MXN
(12.50 $)
     +24.37 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 23.82 MXN
(1.20 $)
58.93 MXN
(2.96 $)
     +147.37 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 43.47 MXN
(2.18 $)
60.56 MXN
(3.04 $)
     +39.31 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 66.00 MXN
(3.32 $)
171.00 MXN
(8.59 $)
     +159.09 %
Transportation
Mexico Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 10.00 MXN
(0.50 $)
49.77 MXN
(2.50 $)
     +397.66 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 350.00 MXN
(17.58 $)
1,393.46 MXN
(70.00 $)
     +298.13 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 40.00 MXN
(2.01 $)
64.70 MXN
(3.25 $)
     +61.74 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 32.19 MXN
(1.62 $)
51.76 MXN
(2.60 $)
     +60.80 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 150.00 MXN
(7.54 $)
597.20 MXN
(30.00 $)
     +298.13 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 84.37 MXN
(4.24 $)
95.79 MXN
(4.81 $)
     +13.53 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 350,000.00 MXN
(17,582.11 $)
477,758.33 MXN
(24,000.00 $)
     +36.50 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 361,663.84 MXN
(18,168.04 $)
450,574.97 MXN
(22,634.45 $)
     +24.58 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Mexico Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,029.37 MXN
(51.71 $)
3,452.85 MXN
(173.45 $)
     +235.43 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.45 MXN
(0.07 $)
2.92 MXN
(0.15 $)
     +100.71 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 522.15 MXN
(26.23 $)
1,356.68 MXN
(68.15 $)
     +159.82 %
Sports And Leisure
Mexico Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 592.30 MXN
(29.75 $)
747.51 MXN
(37.55 $)
     +26.20 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 258.91 MXN
(13.01 $)
339.62 MXN
(17.06 $)
     +31.17 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 80.00 MXN
(4.02 $)
238.88 MXN
(12.00 $)
     +198.60 %
Childcare
Mexico Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,669.41 MXN
(184.33 $)
20,835.96 MXN
(1,046.69 $)
     +467.83 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 77,953.84 MXN
(3,915.98 $)
320,410.48 MXN
(16,095.69 $)
     +311.03 %
Clothing And Shoes
Mexico Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 856.97 MXN
(43.05 $)
896.70 MXN
(45.05 $)
     +4.64 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 665.47 MXN
(33.43 $)
710.70 MXN
(35.70 $)
     +6.80 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,487.33 MXN
(74.72 $)
1,557.98 MXN
(78.26 $)
     +4.75 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,336.27 MXN
(67.13 $)
1,987.43 MXN
(99.84 $)
     +48.73 %
Rent Per Month
Mexico Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 9,032.15 MXN
(453.73 $)
33,164.70 MXN
(1,666.02 $)
     +267.18 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 5,511.54 MXN
(276.87 $)
24,869.50 MXN
(1,249.31 $)
     +351.23 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 16,003.32 MXN
(803.92 $)
55,416.79 MXN
(2,783.84 $)
     +246.28 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 11,408.19 MXN
(573.09 $)
43,587.92 MXN
(2,189.62 $)
     +282.08 %
Buy Apartment Price
Mexico Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,354.58 MXN
(118.28 $)
8,343.30 MXN
(419.12 $)
     +254.34 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,697.85 MXN
(85.29 $)
4,453.22 MXN
(223.71 $)
     +162.29 %
Salaries And Financing
Mexico Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 12,916.68 MXN
(648.86 $)
74,141.45 MXN
(3,724.47 $)
     +474.00 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.95 5.36      -51.07 %
Last update: August 2022August 2022
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