Cost of Living Comparison Between United States and Puerto Rico Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Puerto Rico are 8.30% lower than in United States (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Puerto Rico are 24.91% lower than in United States
Rent Prices in Puerto Rico are 52.22% lower than in United States
Restaurant Prices in Puerto Rico are 20.92% lower than in United States
Groceries Prices in Puerto Rico are 7.86% lower than in United States
Local Purchasing Power in Puerto Rico is 35.45% lower than in United States
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Restaurants
United States Edit Puerto Rico Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.00 $ 12.00 $      -25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 $ 60.00 $      -7.69 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.50 $ 7.50 $      -11.76 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 2.25 $      -55.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 4.00 $      -33.33 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.54 $ 2.95 $      -35.05 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.07 $ 1.35 $      -34.92 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.63 $ 1.18 $      -27.88 %
Markets
United States Edit Puerto Rico Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.51 $ 6.54 $      +86.38 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.67 $ 2.29 $      -14.17 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.85 $ 0.95 $      -48.64 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.18 $ 2.96 $      -6.68 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.19 $ 3.41 $      -34.33 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.30 $ 3.92 $      -25.93 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.74 $ 4.52 $      -32.91 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.15 $ 2.62 $      +21.83 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.72 $ 0.98 $      +35.79 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.86 $ 1.77 $      -4.82 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.01 $ 2.01 $      +0.21 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.21 $ 1.43 $      +18.28 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.22 $ 1.16 $      -5.11 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.76 $ 2.44 $      +38.88 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.88 $ 1.65 $      -12.49 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.98 $ 12.00 $      -7.55 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.62 $ 2.06 $      -21.44 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.06 $ 2.98 $      -2.69 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.75 $ 10.00 $      +14.29 %
Transportation
United States Edit Puerto Rico Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $ 1.50 $      -40.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 70.00 $ 60.00 $      -14.29 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $ 5.00 $      +53.85 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $ 1.95 $      -25.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 25.00 $      -16.67 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.76 $ 3.60 $      -24.36 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 $ 27,499.50 $      +14.58 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,758.02 $ 24,386.35 $      +7.15 %
Utilities (Monthly)
United States Edit Puerto Rico Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 174.65 $ 225.30 $      +29.00 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $ 0.13 $      -9.46 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 68.27 $ 61.37 $      -10.10 %
Sports And Leisure
United States Edit Puerto Rico Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.69 $ 37.20 $      -1.30 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.08 $ 19.22 $      +12.56 %
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 1,141.41 $ 373.75 $      -67.26 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,203.58 $ 7,836.84 $      -51.64 %
Clothing And Shoes
United States Edit Puerto Rico Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 45.24 $ 45.68 $      +0.95 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.82 $ 47.28 $      +31.99 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.66 $ 82.87 $      +5.34 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 100.39 $ 98.22 $      -2.17 %
Rent Per Month
United States Edit Puerto Rico Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,677.92 $ 809.89 $      -51.73 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,356.90 $ 512.07 $      -62.26 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,795.00 $ 1,466.67 $      -47.53 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,203.83 $ 1,049.74 $      -52.37 %
Buy Apartment Price
United States Edit Puerto Rico Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 420.74 $ 149.13 $      -64.56 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 226.62 $ 120.92 $      -46.64 %
Salaries And Financing
United States Edit Puerto Rico Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,698.50 $ 1,792.75 $      -51.53 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.35 4.76      -11.01 %
Last update: September 2022September 2022
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