Cost of Living Comparison Between Mexico and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 67.2% higher than in Mexico (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 91.5% higher than in Mexico
Rent Prices in United States are 160.2% higher than in Mexico
Restaurant Prices in United States are 86.5% higher than in Mexico
Groceries Prices in United States are 62.9% higher than in Mexico
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 205.1% higher than in Mexico
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Restaurants
Mexico Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 155.00 MXN
(9.07 $)
341.97 MXN
(20.00 $)
     +120.6 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 700.00 MXN
(40.94 $)
1,282.38 MXN
(75.00 $)
     +83.2 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 150.00 MXN
(8.77 $)
179.53 MXN
(10.50 $)
     +19.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 45.00 MXN
(2.63 $)
102.59 MXN
(6.00 $)
     +128.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 70.00 MXN
(4.09 $)
119.69 MXN
(7.00 $)
     +71.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 54.45 MXN
(3.18 $)
86.86 MXN
(5.08 $)
     +59.5 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 21.94 MXN
(1.28 $)
42.18 MXN
(2.47 $)
     +92.2 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 16.26 MXN
(0.95 $)
34.80 MXN
(2.04 $)
     +114.0 %
Markets
Mexico Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 98.96 MXN
(5.79 $)
68.56 MXN
(4.01 $)
     -30.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 41.20 MXN
(2.41 $)
55.18 MXN
(3.23 $)
     +33.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 13.64 MXN
(0.80 $)
35.19 MXN
(2.06 $)
     +158.0 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 43.23 MXN
(2.53 $)
63.72 MXN
(3.73 $)
     +47.4 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 70.08 MXN
(4.10 $)
99.60 MXN
(5.83 $)
     +42.1 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 62.43 MXN
(3.65 $)
94.12 MXN
(5.50 $)
     +50.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 87.98 MXN
(5.15 $)
123.74 MXN
(7.24 $)
     +40.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 22.59 MXN
(1.32 $)
41.21 MXN
(2.41 $)
     +82.4 %
Banana (1 lb) 10.96 MXN
(0.64 $)
13.04 MXN
(0.76 $)
     +18.9 %
Oranges (1 lb) 13.62 MXN
(0.80 $)
34.84 MXN
(2.04 $)
     +155.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 13.74 MXN
(0.80 $)
38.05 MXN
(2.23 $)
     +177.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 16.09 MXN
(0.94 $)
23.40 MXN
(1.37 $)
     +45.5 %
Onion (1 lb) 13.40 MXN
(0.78 $)
23.52 MXN
(1.38 $)
     +75.5 %
Lettuce (1 head) 21.30 MXN
(1.25 $)
36.83 MXN
(2.15 $)
     +72.9 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 17.59 MXN
(1.03 $)
37.17 MXN
(2.17 $)
     +111.3 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 200.00 MXN
(11.70 $)
256.48 MXN
(15.00 $)
     +28.2 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 27.92 MXN
(1.63 $)
29.86 MXN
(1.75 $)
     +7.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 49.37 MXN
(2.89 $)
60.46 MXN
(3.54 $)
     +22.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 75.00 MXN
(4.39 $)
170.98 MXN
(10.00 $)
     +128.0 %
Transportation
Mexico Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 11.00 MXN
(0.64 $)
42.75 MXN
(2.50 $)
     +288.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 450.00 MXN
(26.32 $)
1,231.09 MXN
(72.00 $)
     +173.6 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 50.00 MXN
(2.92 $)
64.12 MXN
(3.75 $)
     +28.2 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 48.28 MXN
(2.82 $)
47.88 MXN
(2.80 $)
     -0.8 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 150.00 MXN
(8.77 $)
512.95 MXN
(30.00 $)
     +242.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 89.54 MXN
(5.24 $)
62.49 MXN
(3.65 $)
     -30.2 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 380,000.00 MXN
(22,224.27 $)
564,247.93 MXN
(33,000.00 $)
     +48.5 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 403,374.64 MXN
(23,591.34 $)
445,221.59 MXN
(26,038.75 $)
     +10.4 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Mexico Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 1,186.49 MXN
(69.39 $)
3,520.23 MXN
(205.88 $)
     +196.7 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 430.00 MXN
(25.15 $)
875.29 MXN
(51.19 $)
     +103.6 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 517.21 MXN
(30.25 $)
1,212.35 MXN
(70.90 $)
     +134.4 %
Sports And Leisure
Mexico Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 624.42 MXN
(36.52 $)
815.43 MXN
(47.69 $)
     +30.6 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 347.92 MXN
(20.35 $)
387.78 MXN
(22.68 $)
     +11.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 85.00 MXN
(4.97 $)
239.38 MXN
(14.00 $)
     +181.6 %
Childcare
Mexico Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 4,326.93 MXN
(253.06 $)
23,617.32 MXN
(1,381.26 $)
     +445.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 92,322.66 MXN
(5,399.48 $)
397,909.09 MXN
(23,271.68 $)
     +331.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
Mexico Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 957.91 MXN
(56.02 $)
894.51 MXN
(52.32 $)
     -6.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 727.96 MXN
(42.57 $)
745.04 MXN
(43.57 $)
     +2.3 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,626.26 MXN
(95.11 $)
1,512.41 MXN
(88.45 $)
     -7.0 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,542.87 MXN
(90.23 $)
1,955.46 MXN
(114.36 $)
     +26.7 %
Rent Per Month
Mexico Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 11,790.90 MXN
(689.59 $)
30,353.06 MXN
(1,775.20 $)
     +157.4 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 7,795.13 MXN
(455.90 $)
24,816.87 MXN
(1,451.41 $)
     +218.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 22,073.59 MXN
(1,290.97 $)
50,728.59 MXN
(2,966.86 $)
     +129.8 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 14,777.00 MXN
(864.23 $)
41,077.14 MXN
(2,402.39 $)
     +178.0 %
Buy Apartment Price
Mexico Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,232.99 MXN
(189.08 $)
5,506.96 MXN
(322.07 $)
     +70.3 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 2,151.21 MXN
(125.81 $)
4,394.03 MXN
(256.98 $)
     +104.3 %
Salaries And Financing
Mexico Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 13,282.44 MXN
(776.82 $)
77,601.94 MXN
(4,538.54 $)
     +484.2 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.40 6.56      -42.5 %
Last update: February 2024February 2024
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