Cost of Living Comparison Between Puerto Rico and United States Reverse

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Consumer Prices in United States are 4.13% higher than in Puerto Rico (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in United States are 25.52% higher than in Puerto Rico
Rent Prices in United States are 107.70% higher than in Puerto Rico
Restaurant Prices in United States are 21.50% higher than in Puerto Rico
Groceries Prices in United States are 0.95% lower than in Puerto Rico
Local Purchasing Power in United States is 48.94% 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) 2.75 $ 4.29 $      +55.67 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.23 $ 1.90 $      +55.00 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.13 $ 1.54 $      +36.22 %
Markets
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.79 $ 3.23 $      -52.38 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.17 $ 2.48 $      +14.49 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.97 $ 1.80 $      +86.55 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.79 $ 2.30 $      -17.34 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.44 $ 5.01 $      +45.67 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.16 $ 4.15 $      -0.18 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.23 $ 5.70 $      +34.76 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.63 $ 2.05 $      -21.97 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.92 $ 0.71 $      -22.96 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.72 $ 1.80 $      +5.02 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.06 $ 1.94 $      -6.08 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.50 $ 1.17 $      -21.93 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.21 $ 1.18 $      -2.25 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.57 $ 1.64 $      -36.17 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.63 $ 1.81 $      +10.90 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 12.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.82 $ 2.43 $      +33.09 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.76 $ 2.82 $      +2.12 %
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) 35.00 $ 65.00 $      +85.71 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $ 3.25 $      -35.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 $ 2.63 $      +8.95 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 $ 30.00 $      +20.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.90 $ 2.56 $      -11.71 %
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) 23,856.67 $ 21,597.10 $      -9.47 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 204.61 $ 164.44 $      -19.63 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $ 0.14 $      +1.80 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 62.41 $ 65.76 $      +5.37 %
Sports And Leisure
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 33.40 $ 37.08 $      +11.00 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.23 $ 15.70 $      -18.33 %
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 366.21 $ 936.11 $      +155.62 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,308.70 $ 15,704.26 $      +89.01 %
Clothing And Shoes
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.04 $ 43.81 $      -0.52 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.23 $ 35.47 $      -21.58 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 83.06 $ 75.96 $      -8.55 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 89.74 $ 96.05 $      +7.04 %
Rent Per Month
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 630.11 $ 1,338.67 $      +112.45 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 438.94 $ 1,081.21 $      +146.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,115.31 $ 2,154.41 $      +93.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 853.53 $ 1,735.48 $      +103.33 %
Buy Apartment Price
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 151.55 $ 332.77 $      +119.57 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 120.42 $ 198.63 $      +64.95 %
Salaries And Financing
Puerto Rico Edit United States Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,898.58 $ 3,549.46 $      +86.95 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.79 4.05      -15.42 %
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