Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Mexico Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Mexico are 49.34% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Mexico are 58.66% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Mexico are 73.97% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Mexico are 51.45% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Mexico are 50.09% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Mexico is 58.40% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit Mexico Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.00 $
(322.95 MXN)
7.43 $
(150.00 MXN)
     -53.55 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 $
(1,311.99 MXN)
29.73 $
(600.00 MXN)
     -54.27 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.50 $
(171.57 MXN)
5.95 $
(120.00 MXN)
     -30.06 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(100.92 MXN)
1.93 $
(39.00 MXN)
     -61.36 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(121.11 MXN)
3.22 $
(65.00 MXN)
     -46.33 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.54 $
(91.71 MXN)
2.41 $
(48.67 MXN)
     -46.93 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.07 $
(41.76 MXN)
0.91 $
(18.45 MXN)
     -55.81 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.63 $
(32.89 MXN)
0.67 $
(13.46 MXN)
     -59.06 %
Markets
United States Edit Mexico Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.51 $
(70.86 MXN)
4.27 $
(86.09 MXN)
     +21.49 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.67 $
(53.91 MXN)
1.62 $
(32.61 MXN)
     -39.51 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.85 $
(37.29 MXN)
0.61 $
(12.29 MXN)
     -67.04 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.18 $
(64.12 MXN)
1.67 $
(33.69 MXN)
     -47.45 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.19 $
(104.85 MXN)
2.87 $
(57.87 MXN)
     -44.81 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.30 $
(106.94 MXN)
2.55 $
(51.53 MXN)
     -51.82 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.74 $
(136.11 MXN)
4.06 $
(81.97 MXN)
     -39.78 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.15 $
(43.46 MXN)
1.09 $
(21.98 MXN)
     -49.42 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.72 $
(14.62 MXN)
0.51 $
(10.20 MXN)
     -30.25 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.86 $
(37.52 MXN)
0.52 $
(10.45 MXN)
     -72.16 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.01 $
(40.47 MXN)
0.57 $
(11.47 MXN)
     -71.66 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.21 $
(24.42 MXN)
0.60 $
(12.03 MXN)
     -50.73 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.22 $
(24.57 MXN)
0.56 $
(11.24 MXN)
     -54.27 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.76 $
(35.44 MXN)
0.85 $
(17.16 MXN)
     -51.60 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.88 $
(37.97 MXN)
0.79 $
(15.96 MXN)
     -57.97 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.98 $
(261.99 MXN)
9.91 $
(200.00 MXN)
     -23.66 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.62 $
(52.91 MXN)
1.19 $
(24.00 MXN)
     -54.65 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.06 $
(61.83 MXN)
2.14 $
(43.14 MXN)
     -30.24 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.75 $
(176.61 MXN)
3.27 $
(66.00 MXN)
     -62.63 %
Transportation
United States Edit Mexico Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(50.46 MXN)
0.50 $
(10.00 MXN)
     -80.18 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $
(1,412.91 MXN)
17.34 $
(350.00 MXN)
     -75.23 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(65.60 MXN)
1.98 $
(40.00 MXN)
     -39.02 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $
(52.48 MXN)
1.59 $
(32.19 MXN)
     -38.67 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(605.53 MXN)
7.43 $
(150.00 MXN)
     -75.23 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.76 $
(96.12 MXN)
4.18 $
(84.40 MXN)
     -12.19 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 $
(484,425.74 MXN)
17,340.12 $
(350,000.00 MXN)
     -27.75 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,758.02 $
(459,357.13 MXN)
17,991.21 $
(363,141.92 MXN)
     -20.95 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Mexico Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 174.65 $
(3,525.28 MXN)
51.55 $
(1,040.49 MXN)
     -70.49 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $
(2.97 MXN)
0.07 $
(1.44 MXN)
     -51.50 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 68.27 $
(1,377.96 MXN)
25.83 $
(521.40 MXN)
     -62.16 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Mexico Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.70 $
(760.88 MXN)
29.57 $
(596.92 MXN)
     -21.55 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.08 $
(344.73 MXN)
13.12 $
(264.74 MXN)
     -23.20 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(242.21 MXN)
3.96 $
(80.00 MXN)
     -66.97 %
Childcare
United States Edit Mexico Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,141.41 $
(23,038.65 MXN)
183.39 $
(3,701.60 MXN)
     -83.93 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,203.58 $
(327,059.62 MXN)
3,845.70 $
(77,623.16 MXN)
     -76.27 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Mexico Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 45.24 $
(913.22 MXN)
42.25 $
(852.80 MXN)
     -6.62 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.82 $
(722.94 MXN)
32.66 $
(659.27 MXN)
     -8.81 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.66 $
(1,587.77 MXN)
73.69 $
(1,487.39 MXN)
     -6.32 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 100.39 $
(2,026.37 MXN)
66.86 $
(1,349.55 MXN)
     -33.40 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Mexico Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,677.92 $
(33,867.89 MXN)
451.90 $
(9,121.32 MXN)
     -73.07 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,356.90 $
(27,388.21 MXN)
274.64 $
(5,543.46 MXN)
     -79.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,795.00 $
(56,415.36 MXN)
796.06 $
(16,068.08 MXN)
     -71.52 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,203.83 $
(44,483.08 MXN)
568.20 $
(11,468.72 MXN)
     -74.22 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Mexico Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 420.74 $
(8,492.35 MXN)
116.74 $
(2,356.38 MXN)
     -72.25 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 226.62 $
(4,574.20 MXN)
83.79 $
(1,691.34 MXN)
     -63.02 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Mexico Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,698.42 $
(74,650.37 MXN)
636.04 $
(12,838.15 MXN)
     -82.80 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.35 11.01      +105.64 %
Last update: September 2022September 2022
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