Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Mexico Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Mexico are 51.35% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Mexico are 58.50% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Mexico are 72.26% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Mexico are 59.27% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Mexico are 51.98% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Mexico is 66.21% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit Mexico Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $
(299.14 MXN)
5.01 $
(100.00 MXN)
     -66.57 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $
(1,196.57 MXN)
25.07 $
(500.00 MXN)
     -58.21 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $
(159.54 MXN)
5.01 $
(100.00 MXN)
     -37.32 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $
(99.71 MXN)
1.50 $
(30.00 MXN)
     -69.91 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $
(119.66 MXN)
2.51 $
(50.00 MXN)
     -58.21 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.29 $
(85.52 MXN)
2.22 $
(44.21 MXN)
     -48.30 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.90 $
(37.97 MXN)
0.81 $
(16.24 MXN)
     -57.23 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.54 $
(30.70 MXN)
0.60 $
(11.95 MXN)
     -61.08 %
Markets
United States Edit Mexico Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.23 $
(64.50 MXN)
3.81 $
(76.08 MXN)
     +17.95 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.48 $
(49.42 MXN)
1.44 $
(28.74 MXN)
     -41.85 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.80 $
(35.95 MXN)
0.53 $
(10.61 MXN)
     -70.48 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.31 $
(45.98 MXN)
1.56 $
(31.05 MXN)
     -32.46 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.01 $
(99.91 MXN)
2.49 $
(49.63 MXN)
     -50.33 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.15 $
(82.72 MXN)
2.21 $
(44.00 MXN)
     -46.81 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.70 $
(113.66 MXN)
3.28 $
(65.38 MXN)
     -42.48 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.05 $
(40.97 MXN)
0.92 $
(18.33 MXN)
     -55.26 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 $
(14.09 MXN)
0.45 $
(8.93 MXN)
     -36.67 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.80 $
(35.94 MXN)
0.45 $
(9.04 MXN)
     -74.86 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.94 $
(38.60 MXN)
0.54 $
(10.72 MXN)
     -72.22 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.17 $
(23.38 MXN)
0.53 $
(10.65 MXN)
     -54.42 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.18 $
(23.53 MXN)
0.50 $
(9.93 MXN)
     -57.82 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.64 $
(32.68 MXN)
0.79 $
(15.72 MXN)
     -51.89 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.81 $
(36.02 MXN)
0.77 $
(15.44 MXN)
     -57.14 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $
(239.31 MXN)
8.52 $
(170.00 MXN)
     -28.96 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.43 $
(48.46 MXN)
1.09 $
(21.79 MXN)
     -55.03 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.82 $
(56.27 MXN)
1.90 $
(37.84 MXN)
     -32.76 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $
(159.54 MXN)
3.01 $
(60.00 MXN)
     -62.39 %
Transportation
United States Edit Mexico Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $
(44.87 MXN)
0.50 $
(10.00 MXN)
     -77.71 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 65.00 $
(1,296.28 MXN)
20.06 $
(400.00 MXN)
     -69.14 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $
(64.81 MXN)
1.76 $
(35.00 MXN)
     -46.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.62 $
(52.25 MXN)
1.13 $
(22.53 MXN)
     -56.88 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(598.28 MXN)
7.52 $
(150.00 MXN)
     -74.93 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.56 $
(50.99 MXN)
3.77 $
(75.16 MXN)
     +47.38 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $
(458,684.42 MXN)
17,298.97 $
(344,990.00 MXN)
     -24.79 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,597.22 $
(430,709.04 MXN)
16,203.88 $
(323,150.80 MXN)
     -24.97 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Mexico Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 164.47 $
(3,279.97 MXN)
41.80 $
(833.59 MXN)
     -74.59 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $
(2.77 MXN)
0.08 $
(1.50 MXN)
     -45.73 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.76 $
(1,311.37 MXN)
26.11 $
(520.68 MXN)
     -60.30 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Mexico Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.07 $
(739.35 MXN)
28.81 $
(574.51 MXN)
     -22.30 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.70 $
(313.05 MXN)
12.82 $
(255.59 MXN)
     -18.36 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $
(239.31 MXN)
3.76 $
(75.00 MXN)
     -68.66 %
Childcare
United States Edit Mexico Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 936.21 $
(18,670.64 MXN)
167.84 $
(3,347.13 MXN)
     -82.07 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,689.39 $
(312,890.48 MXN)
3,665.80 $
(73,106.25 MXN)
     -76.64 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Mexico Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.83 $
(874.01 MXN)
41.04 $
(818.38 MXN)
     -6.36 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.48 $
(707.48 MXN)
31.35 $
(625.24 MXN)
     -11.62 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.98 $
(1,515.22 MXN)
69.90 $
(1,393.92 MXN)
     -8.01 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.04 $
(1,915.21 MXN)
61.31 $
(1,222.76 MXN)
     -36.16 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Mexico Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,339.11 $
(26,705.54 MXN)
346.43 $
(6,908.70 MXN)
     -74.13 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,081.41 $
(21,566.33 MXN)
223.63 $
(4,459.84 MXN)
     -79.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,155.36 $
(42,983.89 MXN)
692.97 $
(13,819.78 MXN)
     -67.85 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,736.19 $
(34,624.58 MXN)
488.02 $
(9,732.47 MXN)
     -71.89 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Mexico Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 332.77 $
(6,636.44 MXN)
112.24 $
(2,238.41 MXN)
     -66.27 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 198.64 $
(3,961.38 MXN)
73.28 $
(1,461.35 MXN)
     -63.11 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Mexico Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,550.01 $
(70,797.05 MXN)
497.73 $
(9,926.09 MXN)
     -85.98 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.05 11.16      +175.61 %
Last update: May 2021May 2021
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