Cost of Living Comparison Between Puerto Rico and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 3.96% higher than in Puerto Rico (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 25.50% higher than in Puerto Rico
Rent Prices in United States are 108.69% higher than in Puerto Rico
Restaurant Prices in United States are 21.58% higher than in Puerto Rico
Groceries Prices in United States are 0.60% lower than in Puerto Rico
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 54.31% 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 $ 60.00 $      0.00 %
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) 2.73 $ 4.30 $      +57.41 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.27 $ 1.91 $      +50.36 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.12 $ 1.54 $      +37.87 %
Markets
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.49 $ 3.25 $      -49.97 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.17 $ 2.48 $      +14.35 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.94 $ 1.80 $      +92.60 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.82 $ 2.30 $      -18.72 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.36 $ 5.02 $      +49.30 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.81 $ 4.17 $      +9.63 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.29 $ 5.75 $      +33.99 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.66 $ 2.05 $      -22.97 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.93 $ 0.71 $      -24.35 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.83 $ 1.80 $      -1.32 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.09 $ 1.94 $      -6.99 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.50 $ 1.17 $      -22.13 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.25 $ 1.18 $      -5.89 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.59 $ 1.64 $      -36.55 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.67 $ 1.80 $      +7.41 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 12.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.93 $ 2.49 $      +28.66 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.82 $ 2.84 $      +0.91 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.75 $ 8.00 $      -17.95 %
Transportation
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.62 $ 2.10 $      +29.23 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 35.00 $ 65.00 $      +85.71 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.50 $ 3.25 $      -40.91 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.33 $ 2.60 $      +11.42 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 $ 30.00 $      +20.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.90 $ 2.60 $      -10.36 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $ 23,010.00 $      -7.96 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,875.19 $ 21,687.30 $      -9.16 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 205.40 $ 165.72 $      -19.32 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $ 0.14 $      -0.94 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 61.81 $ 65.93 $      +6.67 %
Sports And Leisure
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.89 $ 36.96 $      +5.92 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.23 $ 15.74 $      -18.13 %
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 363.62 $ 935.43 $      +157.25 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,308.70 $ 15,488.89 $      +86.42 %
Clothing And Shoes
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.85 $ 43.89 $      +0.09 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.37 $ 35.51 $      -19.97 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.62 $ 76.15 $      -8.94 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 90.30 $ 96.40 $      +6.75 %
Rent Per Month
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 628.37 $ 1,328.40 $      +111.40 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 443.19 $ 1,080.21 $      +143.74 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,110.20 $ 2,160.26 $      +94.58 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 846.67 $ 1,751.10 $      +106.82 %
Buy Apartment Price
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 162.39 $ 332.76 $      +104.91 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 120.42 $ 199.15 $      +65.38 %
Salaries And Financing
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,832.65 $ 3,549.12 $      +93.66 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.78 4.01      -16.20 %
Last update: July 2021August 2021
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