Cost of Living Comparison Between Puerto Rico and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 3.39% higher than in Puerto Rico (without rent)
Rent Prices in United States are 108.88% higher than in Puerto Rico
Restaurant Prices in United States are 18.29% higher than in Puerto Rico
Groceries Prices in United States are 2.26% lower than in Puerto Rico
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 49.93% higher than in Puerto Rico
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Restaurants
Puerto Rico[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $ 15.00 $      +25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $ 55.00 $      -8.33 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 8.00 $      +14.29 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 $ 5.00 $      +150.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.12 $ 6.00 $      +92.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 2.69 $ 4.25 $      +57.86 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.21 $ 1.89 $      +56.66 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.12 $ 1.54 $      +36.62 %
Markets
Puerto Rico[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.68 $ 3.22 $      -51.74 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.19 $ 2.46 $      +12.44 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.00 $ 1.81 $      +81.10 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.79 $ 2.33 $      -16.51 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.57 $ 5.00 $      +40.02 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.08 $ 4.11 $      +0.74 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.37 $ 5.65 $      +29.51 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.69 $ 2.07 $      -23.02 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.91 $ 0.71 $      -21.99 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.75 $ 1.82 $      +4.45 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.16 $ 1.94 $      -10.19 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.54 $ 1.20 $      -22.29 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.26 $ 1.20 $      -4.88 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.58 $ 1.62 $      -37.16 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.66 $ 1.81 $      +8.90 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 12.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.69 $ 2.43 $      +43.74 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.96 $ 2.96 $      -0.05 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $ 8.00 $      -20.00 %
Transportation
Puerto Rico[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $ 2.25 $      +50.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 $ 70.00 $      +133.33 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $ 3.25 $      -35.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.49 $ 2.70 $      +8.24 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 23.75 $ 30.00 $      +26.32 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.85 $ 2.58 $      -9.71 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $ 23,000.00 $      -8.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,934.57 $ 21,462.04 $      -10.33 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Puerto Rico[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 201.93 $ 162.35 $      -19.60 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $ 0.14 $      -1.33 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 61.56 $ 65.28 $      +6.04 %
Sports And Leisure
Puerto Rico[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.33 $ 37.22 $      +8.43 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.79 $ 15.84 $      -15.71 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 $ 12.00 $      +50.00 %
Childcare
Puerto Rico[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 364.00 $ 938.92 $      +157.94 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,355.24 $ 16,002.81 $      +91.53 %
Clothing And Shoes
Puerto Rico[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.09 $ 43.98 $      -0.26 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.90 $ 35.53 $      -22.60 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.76 $ 75.85 $      -10.51 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 89.32 $ 96.02 $      +7.50 %
Rent Per Month
Puerto Rico[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 623.93 $ 1,347.33 $      +115.94 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 447.14 $ 1,080.99 $      +141.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,097.78 $ 2,157.22 $      +96.51 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 848.30 $ 1,716.75 $      +102.38 %
Buy Apartment Price
Puerto Rico[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 142.78 $ 292.32 $      +104.74 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 108.38 $ 194.01 $      +79.02 %
Salaries And Financing
Puerto Rico[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,900.31 $ 3,561.54 $      +87.42 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.85 4.17      -14.10 %
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