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Cost of Living in Puerto Rico

Cost of living in Puerto Rico is 7.99% lower than in United States (aggregate data for all cities, rent is not taken into account). Rent in Puerto Rico is 49.82% lower than in United States (average data for all cities).
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $ 8.00-16.95
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $ 39.00-65.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.92 $ 5.99-8.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.00 $ 1.25-3.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.50 $ 2.50-5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 2.34 $ 1.50-3.25
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.10 $ 1.00-1.69
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.09 $ 1.00-1.79
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 6.55 $ 5.60-11.36
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.29 $ 1.81-3.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.01 $ 0.54-1.75
Eggs (12) 2.81 $ 2.00-3.75
Local Cheese (1 lb) 2.81 $ 1.35-5.00
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 2.99 $ 1.81-4.89
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 3.77 $ 2.27-5.44
Apples (1 lb) 1.94 $ 1.25-3.00
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 $ 0.61-1.18
Oranges (1 lb) 1.48 $ 0.80-2.27
Tomato (1 lb) 1.38 $ 0.89-2.50
Potato (1 lb) 1.15 $ 0.54-2.27
Onion (1 lb) 0.93 $ 0.60-1.50
Lettuce (1 head) 2.43 $ 1.50-3.50
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.51 $ 1.00-2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 8.00-15.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.56 $ 1.00-2.50
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 3.01 $ 2.00-5.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 7.00 $ 6.00-8.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $ 1.00-2.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 30.00 $ 30.00-50.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.00 $ 1.75-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.11 $ 2.00-4.83
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 18.00 $ 10.00-30.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.48 $ 2.23-3.03
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,445.00 $ 21,000.00-32,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,555.28 $ 20,000.00-27,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 180.30 $ 100.00-283.33
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.16 $ 0.10-0.30
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.92 $ 39.00-79.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 32.39 $ 15.00-50.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 19.87 $ 6.00-40.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 7.50 $ 6.50-8.50
Childcare [ Edit ] Avg.
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 393.33 $ 350.00-416.67
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 8,066.67 $ 7,000.00-10,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 37.32 $ 25.00-50.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 45.34 $ 25.00-65.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.71 $ 60.00-100.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 87.37 $ 60.00-120.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 553.70 $ 350.00-900.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 420.38 $ 300.00-600.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 963.32 $ 600.00-1,800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 803.68 $ 500.00-1,300.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 151.95 $ 100.00-232.26
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 123.87 $ 75.00-185.80
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 1,536.95 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.80 3.50-6.50

Prices in Puerto Rico

These data are based on 3777 entries in the past 18 months from 337 different contributors.
Last update: April, 2017
Our data for each country are based on all entries from all cities in that country.
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