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Cost of Living Comparison Between Puerto Rico and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 4.46% higher than in Puerto Rico
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 25.93% higher than in Puerto Rico
Rent Prices in United States are 106.69% higher than in Puerto Rico
Restaurant Prices in United States are 18.52% higher than in Puerto Rico
Groceries Prices in United States are 0.59% lower than in Puerto Rico
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 45.65% 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) 2.63 $ 4.24 $      +61.05 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.18 $ 1.88 $      +58.83 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.09 $ 1.53 $      +40.69 %
Markets Puerto Rico[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.77 $ 3.18 $      -53.04 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.31 $ 2.45 $      +5.95 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.01 $ 1.83 $      +81.31 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.58 $ 2.35 $      -8.60 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.36 $ 4.93 $      +46.64 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.15 $ 4.02 $      -3.12 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.92 $ 5.43 $      +38.47 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.74 $ 2.11 $      -23.30 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.94 $ 0.72 $      -23.38 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.79 $ 1.89 $      +5.07 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.19 $ 1.93 $      -11.51 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.46 $ 1.24 $      -15.09 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.25 $ 1.25 $      +0.29 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.58 $ 1.63 $      -36.98 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.52 $ 1.88 $      +23.79 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 12.00 $      +20.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.47 $ 2.24 $      +52.37 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.03 $ 2.99 $      -1.39 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $ 8.00 $      -20.00 %
Transportation Puerto Rico[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $ 2.50 $      +66.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 $ 75.00 $      +150.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $ 3.20 $      -36.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.49 $ 2.70 $      +8.24 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 $ 30.00 $      +20.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.92 $ 2.75 $      -5.93 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $ 22,000.00 $      -12.00 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,580.36 $ 21,162.61 $      -10.25 %
Utilities (Monthly) Puerto Rico[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 200.12 $ 158.95 $      -20.57 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $ 0.13 $      -1.54 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 64.44 $ 65.05 $      +0.95 %
Sports And Leisure Puerto Rico[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.02 $ 37.98 $      +8.45 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.32 $ 15.74 $      -14.11 %
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 340.83 $ 955.10 $      +180.22 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,402.86 $ 16,839.40 $      +100.40 %
Clothing And Shoes Puerto Rico[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.02 $ 44.49 $      +3.42 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.78 $ 35.79 $      -21.82 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.08 $ 75.68 $      -8.91 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 89.32 $ 96.89 $      +8.48 %
Rent Per Month Puerto Rico[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 652.28 $ 1,357.86 $      +108.17 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 464.78 $ 1,089.30 $      +134.37 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,131.25 $ 2,202.25 $      +94.67 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 838.50 $ 1,730.60 $      +106.39 %
Buy Apartment Price Puerto Rico[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 148.76 $ 264.55 $      +77.83 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 110.61 $ 193.14 $      +74.61 %
Salaries And Financing Puerto Rico[ Edit ] United States[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,977.13 $ 3,626.50 $      +83.42 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.79 4.30      -10.26 %
Last update: March 2020April 2020
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