Cost of Living Comparison Between Puerto Rico and United States Reverse

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Cost of Living in United States is 12.6% higher than in Puerto Rico (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in United States is 34.6% higher than in Puerto Rico
Rent Prices in United States are 109.5% higher than in Puerto Rico
Restaurant Prices in United States are 33.0% higher than in Puerto Rico
Groceries Prices in United States are 16.7% higher than in Puerto Rico
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 38.9% higher than in Puerto Rico
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Restaurants
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.00 $ 20.00 $      +53.8 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $ 75.00 $      0.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 11.00 $      +37.5 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.50 $ 6.00 $      +140.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 $ 7.00 $      +75.0 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.13 $ 5.10 $      +63.0 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.48 $ 2.49 $      +68.1 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.27 $ 2.05 $      +61.7 %
Markets
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 7.04 $ 4.00 $      -43.2 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.59 $ 3.23 $      +24.9 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.08 $ 2.06 $      +90.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.20 $ 3.69 $      -12.0 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.73 $ 5.81 $      +56.0 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 3.88 $ 5.49 $      +41.3 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.55 $ 7.26 $      +59.7 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.49 $ 2.40 $      -3.5 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.07 $ 0.76 $      -28.5 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.50 $ 2.03 $      +35.3 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.01 $ 2.22 $      +10.0 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.42 $ 1.36 $      -4.3 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.23 $ 1.38 $      +11.8 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.41 $ 2.16 $      -10.4 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $ 2.19 $      +23.4 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.08 $ 1.78 $      -14.7 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.69 $ 3.55 $      +31.9 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.25 $ 10.00 $      -2.4 %
Transportation
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $ 2.50 $      +66.7 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 $ 72.00 $      +20.0 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 10.00 $ 3.75 $      -62.5 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $ 2.75 $      +76.9 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 $ 30.00 $      -25.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.74 $ 3.65 $      -2.4 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 30,000.00 $ 33,354.00 $      +11.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,688.61 $ 26,081.66 $      +1.5 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 250.01 $ 203.13 $      -18.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 70.62 $ 52.45 $      -25.7 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 62.12 $ 70.64 $      +13.7 %
Sports And Leisure
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 35.23 $ 46.90 $      +33.1 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 23.22 $ 21.79 $      -6.2 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 8.00 $ 14.00 $      +75.0 %
Childcare
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 368.67 $ 1,375.25 $      +273.0 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 6,350.00 $ 22,805.80 $      +259.1 %
Clothing And Shoes
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 46.12 $ 51.95 $      +12.6 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.00 $ 42.44 $      -3.5 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 81.62 $ 88.39 $      +8.3 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 97.86 $ 113.77 $      +16.3 %
Rent Per Month
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 906.32 $ 1,755.99 $      +93.7 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 570.00 $ 1,444.18 $      +153.4 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,557.81 $ 2,949.04 $      +89.3 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,044.31 $ 2,394.20 $      +129.3 %
Buy Apartment Price
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 188.33 $ 313.34 $      +66.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 147.00 $ 253.42 $      +72.4 %
Salaries And Financing
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,433.03 $ 4,546.41 $      +86.9 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.97 6.56      +32.0 %
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