Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Puerto Rico Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Puerto Rico are 3.30% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Puerto Rico are 20.31% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Puerto Rico are 52.79% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Puerto Rico are 16.09% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Puerto Rico are 2.68% higher than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Puerto Rico is 32.54% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit Puerto Rico Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 12.00 $      -20.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 56.58 $ 60.00 $      +6.04 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 7.00 $      -12.50 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 2.00 $      -60.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 3.25 $      -45.83 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.27 $ 2.71 $      -36.46 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.89 $ 1.21 $      -35.96 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.53 $ 1.12 $      -26.65 %
Markets
United States Edit Puerto Rico Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.23 $ 6.75 $      +109.24 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.46 $ 2.23 $      -9.45 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.80 $ 0.98 $      -45.53 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.33 $ 2.75 $      +18.41 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.00 $ 3.57 $      -28.54 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.10 $ 4.20 $      +2.40 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.66 $ 4.22 $      -25.40 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.06 $ 2.69 $      +30.99 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 $ 0.91 $      +28.39 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.81 $ 1.75 $      -3.40 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.93 $ 2.16 $      +11.70 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.19 $ 1.54 $      +30.33 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.19 $ 1.26 $      +5.94 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.63 $ 2.66 $      +63.42 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.81 $ 1.63 $      -9.52 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 12.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.36 $ 1.69 $      -28.42 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.81 $ 2.86 $      +1.73 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $ 10.00 $      +25.00 %
Transportation
United States Edit Puerto Rico Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $ 1.50 $      -33.33 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $ 30.00 $      -57.14 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.23 $ 5.00 $      +55.04 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $ 2.49 $      -7.61 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 23.75 $      -20.83 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.54 $ 2.86 $      +12.51 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $ 25,000.00 $      +8.70 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,484.21 $ 23,886.14 $      +11.18 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Puerto Rico Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 162.87 $ 202.54 $      +24.35 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $ 0.14 $      +0.40 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.41 $ 61.38 $      -6.17 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Puerto Rico Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.26 $ 33.98 $      -8.82 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.82 $ 18.79 $      +18.79 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 8.00 $      -33.33 %
Childcare
United States Edit Puerto Rico Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 938.41 $ 364.00 $      -61.21 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 15,919.64 $ 8,355.24 $      -47.52 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Puerto Rico Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.93 $ 44.09 $      +0.38 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.48 $ 45.43 $      +28.07 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.89 $ 84.52 $      +11.38 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.57 $ 88.65 $      -7.24 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Puerto Rico Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,357.70 $ 622.07 $      -54.18 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,089.55 $ 438.81 $      -59.73 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,167.63 $ 1,088.64 $      -49.78 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,727.57 $ 844.77 $      -51.10 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Puerto Rico Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 328.14 $ 142.78 $      -56.49 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 196.48 $ 108.38 $      -44.84 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Puerto Rico Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,534.77 $ 1,900.31 $      -46.24 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.15 4.87      +17.40 %
Last update: January 2021January 2021
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