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Cost of Living in Puerto Rico

Cost of living in Puerto Rico is 6.21% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Puerto Rico is 52.39% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $ 8.00-15.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $ 40.00-75.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $ 5.00-8.50
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 $ 1.25-3.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.00 $ 2.50-4.50
Cappuccino (regular) 2.35 $ 1.75-3.75
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.15 $ 1.00-1.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.05 $ 1.00-1.50
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.43 $ 5.00-11.58
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.23 $ 1.92-3.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.89 $ 0.50-1.50
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.55 $ 1.90-3.09
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.48 $ 1.36-5.00
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.83 $ 2.00-7.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.76 $ 2.27-5.49
Apples (1 lb) 2.51 $ 1.36-3.99
Banana (1 lb) 0.88 $ 0.69-1.00
Oranges (1 lb) 1.56 $ 1.00-2.00
Tomato (1 lb) 1.77 $ 0.79-3.79
Potato (1 lb) 1.10 $ 0.60-2.50
Onion (1 lb) 1.19 $ 0.58-2.00
Lettuce (1 head) 2.38 $ 1.25-4.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.49 $ 1.00-2.25
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 8.00-20.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.33 $ 0.90-2.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.98 $ 1.75-5.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.50 $ 6.00-10.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $ 1.00-2.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 $ 20.00-43.48
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 2.65-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.41 $ 2.00-3.22
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 17.50 $ 14.50-25.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.91 $ 2.65-3.18
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $ 20,000.00-28,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,093.75 $ 20,000.00-25,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 203.67 $ 110.00-350.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $ 0.10-0.25
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.64 $ 49.99-80.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.75 $ 19.99-60.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 18.54 $ 5.00-25.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.75 $ 7.00-8.50
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 324.83 $ 200.00-475.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 7,962.22 $ 3,600.00-14,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.19 $ 25.00-57.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.85 $ 25.00-60.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.13 $ 60.00-100.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 86.74 $ 60.00-120.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 603.98 $ 400.00-900.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 438.33 $ 300.00-650.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,055.68 $ 650.00-1,700.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 789.44 $ 500.00-1,200.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 121.46 $ 70.05-200.00
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 104.40 $ 65.03-150.00
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,917.27 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.62 3.60-6.99

Prices in Puerto Rico

These data are based on 2324 entries in the past 18 months from 278 different contributors.
Last update: October 2019
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