Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Mexico Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Mexico are 48.37% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Mexico are 54.66% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Mexico are 66.74% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Mexico are 52.68% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Mexico are 50.59% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Mexico is 67.40% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit Mexico Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(300.63 MXN)
5.99 $
(120.00 MXN)
     -60.08 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $
(1,202.53 MXN)
29.94 $
(600.00 MXN)
     -50.11 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(160.34 MXN)
5.99 $
(120.00 MXN)
     -25.16 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(100.21 MXN)
1.50 $
(30.00 MXN)
     -70.06 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(120.25 MXN)
2.99 $
(60.00 MXN)
     -50.11 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.30 $
(86.23 MXN)
2.31 $
(46.25 MXN)
     -46.36 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.91 $
(38.26 MXN)
0.87 $
(17.34 MXN)
     -54.66 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.54 $
(30.93 MXN)
0.64 $
(12.82 MXN)
     -58.54 %
Markets
United States Edit Mexico Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.25 $
(65.09 MXN)
3.96 $
(79.45 MXN)
     +22.07 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.48 $
(49.76 MXN)
1.48 $
(29.68 MXN)
     -40.37 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.80 $
(36.15 MXN)
0.60 $
(11.94 MXN)
     -66.98 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.30 $
(46.09 MXN)
1.59 $
(31.93 MXN)
     -30.74 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.02 $
(100.60 MXN)
2.60 $
(52.06 MXN)
     -48.25 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.18 $
(83.74 MXN)
2.23 $
(44.70 MXN)
     -46.62 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.75 $
(115.30 MXN)
3.45 $
(69.05 MXN)
     -40.11 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.05 $
(41.15 MXN)
0.93 $
(18.59 MXN)
     -54.83 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 $
(14.17 MXN)
0.48 $
(9.59 MXN)
     -32.35 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.80 $
(36.13 MXN)
0.48 $
(9.61 MXN)
     -73.39 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.94 $
(38.96 MXN)
0.53 $
(10.65 MXN)
     -72.66 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.17 $
(23.48 MXN)
0.55 $
(10.95 MXN)
     -53.37 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.18 $
(23.65 MXN)
0.48 $
(9.69 MXN)
     -59.04 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.64 $
(32.93 MXN)
0.81 $
(16.16 MXN)
     -50.93 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.80 $
(36.09 MXN)
0.77 $
(15.48 MXN)
     -57.12 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(240.51 MXN)
8.98 $
(180.00 MXN)
     -25.16 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.48 $
(49.69 MXN)
1.15 $
(23.03 MXN)
     -53.66 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.84 $
(57.02 MXN)
1.98 $
(39.61 MXN)
     -30.53 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $
(160.34 MXN)
3.14 $
(63.00 MXN)
     -60.71 %
Transportation
United States Edit Mexico Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.20 $
(44.09 MXN)
0.50 $
(10.00 MXN)
     -77.32 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 $
(1,302.75 MXN)
19.46 $
(390.00 MXN)
     -70.06 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(65.14 MXN)
1.75 $
(35.00 MXN)
     -46.27 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.63 $
(52.71 MXN)
1.25 $
(25.00 MXN)
     -52.57 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(601.27 MXN)
7.48 $
(150.00 MXN)
     -75.05 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.61 $
(52.29 MXN)
3.80 $
(76.15 MXN)
     +45.62 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(460,971.41 MXN)
17,463.12 $
(350,000.00 MXN)
     -24.07 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,672.84 $
(434,372.15 MXN)
17,233.79 $
(345,403.63 MXN)
     -20.48 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Mexico Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 165.22 $
(3,311.39 MXN)
53.67 $
(1,075.61 MXN)
     -67.52 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $
(2.78 MXN)
0.08 $
(1.58 MXN)
     -43.42 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.92 $
(1,321.23 MXN)
26.58 $
(532.81 MXN)
     -59.67 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Mexico Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.09 $
(743.40 MXN)
31.19 $
(625.20 MXN)
     -15.90 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.81 $
(316.90 MXN)
14.84 $
(297.36 MXN)
     -6.16 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(240.51 MXN)
3.99 $
(80.00 MXN)
     -66.74 %
Childcare
United States Edit Mexico Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 939.05 $
(18,820.70 MXN)
183.41 $
(3,675.85 MXN)
     -80.47 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,563.45 $
(311,926.35 MXN)
4,189.90 $
(83,975.00 MXN)
     -73.08 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Mexico Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.88 $
(879.52 MXN)
41.67 $
(835.19 MXN)
     -5.04 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.55 $
(712.48 MXN)
32.63 $
(653.91 MXN)
     -8.22 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.18 $
(1,526.82 MXN)
72.54 $
(1,453.80 MXN)
     -4.78 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.45 $
(1,933.05 MXN)
63.95 $
(1,281.79 MXN)
     -33.69 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Mexico Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,334.68 $
(26,750.03 MXN)
413.37 $
(8,284.88 MXN)
     -69.03 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,081.97 $
(21,685.09 MXN)
265.93 $
(5,329.91 MXN)
     -75.42 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,170.88 $
(43,509.30 MXN)
833.58 $
(16,706.72 MXN)
     -61.60 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,756.21 $
(35,198.43 MXN)
601.20 $
(12,049.31 MXN)
     -65.77 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Mexico Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 333.34 $
(6,680.95 MXN)
125.80 $
(2,521.25 MXN)
     -62.26 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 199.65 $
(4,001.49 MXN)
86.44 $
(1,732.46 MXN)
     -56.70 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Mexico Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,556.64 $
(71,282.97 MXN)
525.70 $
(10,536.27 MXN)
     -85.22 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.01 11.10      +176.75 %
Last update: July 2021July 2021
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