Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Mexico Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Mexico are 38.2% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Mexico are 46.0% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Mexico are 60.0% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Mexico are 44.3% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Mexico are 36.8% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Mexico is 68.2% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit Mexico Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $
(332.86 MXN)
9.61 $
(160.00 MXN)
     -51.9 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 75.00 $
(1,248.23 MXN)
42.06 $
(700.00 MXN)
     -43.9 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.68 $
(177.75 MXN)
9.01 $
(150.00 MXN)
     -15.6 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $
(99.86 MXN)
2.70 $
(45.00 MXN)
     -54.9 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $
(116.50 MXN)
4.21 $
(70.00 MXN)
     -39.9 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.10 $
(84.92 MXN)
3.35 $
(55.83 MXN)
     -34.3 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.49 $
(41.38 MXN)
1.33 $
(22.20 MXN)
     -46.4 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.06 $
(34.31 MXN)
0.99 $
(16.49 MXN)
     -51.9 %
Markets
United States Edit Mexico Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.01 $
(66.72 MXN)
6.03 $
(100.31 MXN)
     +50.3 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.24 $
(53.87 MXN)
2.50 $
(41.61 MXN)
     -22.8 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.07 $
(34.49 MXN)
0.82 $
(13.72 MXN)
     -60.2 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.73 $
(62.05 MXN)
2.60 $
(43.33 MXN)
     -30.2 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.83 $
(97.10 MXN)
4.19 $
(69.67 MXN)
     -28.3 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.52 $
(91.84 MXN)
3.80 $
(63.18 MXN)
     -31.2 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.29 $
(121.28 MXN)
5.36 $
(89.15 MXN)
     -26.5 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.41 $
(40.16 MXN)
1.36 $
(22.66 MXN)
     -43.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 $
(12.68 MXN)
0.66 $
(11.03 MXN)
     -13.1 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.04 $
(34.02 MXN)
0.82 $
(13.62 MXN)
     -59.9 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.23 $
(37.04 MXN)
0.83 $
(13.82 MXN)
     -62.7 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.37 $
(22.80 MXN)
0.97 $
(16.09 MXN)
     -29.4 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.38 $
(22.95 MXN)
0.82 $
(13.69 MXN)
     -40.3 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.15 $
(35.86 MXN)
1.29 $
(21.42 MXN)
     -40.3 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.19 $
(36.44 MXN)
1.06 $
(17.68 MXN)
     -51.5 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $
(249.65 MXN)
12.02 $
(200.00 MXN)
     -19.9 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.77 $
(29.41 MXN)
1.68 $
(27.94 MXN)
     -5.0 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.55 $
(59.04 MXN)
2.98 $
(49.59 MXN)
     -16.0 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $
(166.43 MXN)
4.51 $
(75.00 MXN)
     -54.9 %
Transportation
United States Edit Mexico Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $
(41.61 MXN)
0.66 $
(11.00 MXN)
     -73.6 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 72.00 $
(1,198.30 MXN)
30.04 $
(500.00 MXN)
     -58.3 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.75 $
(62.41 MXN)
3.00 $
(50.00 MXN)
     -19.9 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $
(46.60 MXN)
2.90 $
(48.28 MXN)
     +3.6 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $
(499.29 MXN)
9.01 $
(150.00 MXN)
     -70.0 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.65 $
(60.80 MXN)
5.41 $
(90.07 MXN)
     +48.1 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 33,000.00 $
(549,219.00 MXN)
23,373.19 $
(389,000.00 MXN)
     -29.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,073.34 $
(433,938.52 MXN)
24,546.04 $
(408,519.66 MXN)
     -5.9 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Mexico Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 206.59 $
(3,438.30 MXN)
73.44 $
(1,222.20 MXN)
     -64.5 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 52.38 $
(871.71 MXN)
25.95 $
(431.96 MXN)
     -50.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 71.18 $
(1,184.61 MXN)
31.15 $
(518.45 MXN)
     -56.2 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Mexico Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 48.13 $
(801.10 MXN)
38.18 $
(635.48 MXN)
     -20.7 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.74 $
(378.52 MXN)
20.58 $
(342.55 MXN)
     -9.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $
(233.00 MXN)
5.17 $
(86.00 MXN)
     -63.1 %
Childcare
United States Edit Mexico Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,376.89 $
(22,915.51 MXN)
263.70 $
(4,388.69 MXN)
     -80.8 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 23,036.62 $
(383,398.47 MXN)
5,657.36 $
(94,155.51 MXN)
     -75.4 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Mexico Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.59 $
(875.30 MXN)
57.50 $
(956.91 MXN)
     +9.3 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.80 $
(728.90 MXN)
43.49 $
(723.74 MXN)
     -0.7 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.08 $
(1,482.58 MXN)
100.10 $
(1,666.04 MXN)
     +12.4 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 115.68 $
(1,925.32 MXN)
91.88 $
(1,529.10 MXN)
     -20.6 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Mexico Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,774.29 $
(29,529.46 MXN)
707.40 $
(11,773.26 MXN)
     -60.1 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,459.57 $
(24,291.59 MXN)
483.19 $
(8,041.75 MXN)
     -66.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,973.21 $
(49,483.09 MXN)
1,341.57 $
(22,327.74 MXN)
     -54.9 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,414.53 $
(40,184.98 MXN)
912.48 $
(15,186.38 MXN)
     -62.2 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Mexico Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 339.04 $
(5,642.60 MXN)
191.91 $
(3,194.04 MXN)
     -43.4 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 266.95 $
(4,442.80 MXN)
129.72 $
(2,158.95 MXN)
     -51.4 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Mexico Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,572.10 $
(76,093.53 MXN)
786.46 $
(13,089.00 MXN)
     -82.8 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.56 11.40      +73.7 %
Last update: April 2024April 2024
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