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Cost of Living in El Paso

Summary about cost of living in El Paso:

Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 6.99 $ 4.50-15.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 25.00 $ 23.00-55.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 5.50 $ 3.20-8.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 2.30 $ 2.00-3.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.56 $ 3.25-4.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.82 $ 3.00-4.95
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.39 $ 1.25-1.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 0.96 $ 0.50-1.29
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.58 $ 2.50-3.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.36 $ 0.99-2.99
Rice (white), (1 lb) 0.96 $ 0.85-1.75
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.26 $ 0.95-2.65
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.67 $ 3.50-7.00
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1.94 $ 1.77-7.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.52 $ 1.85-8.99
Apples (1 lb) 1.92 $ 1.75-1.99
Banana (1 lb) 0.69 $ 0.40-2.00
Oranges (1 lb) 1.95 $ 0.50-3.00
Tomato (1 lb) 1.45 $ 0.70-2.50
Potato (1 lb) 1.00 $ 0.25-1.99
Onion (1 lb) 0.97 $ 0.35-1.79
Lettuce (1 head) 1.29 $ 0.50-1.70
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.82 $ 0.50-2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.00 $ 4.50-12.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.68 $ 0.86-2.65
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.88 $ 1.50-3.90
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 $ 5.65-7.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $ 1.50-3.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 48.00 $ 39.00-50.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 1.65-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 2.25-6.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 18.00 $ 10.00-35.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.39 $ 2.00-2.75
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,845.00 $ 18,000.00-23,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,057.14 $ 21,400.00-28,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 138.84 $ 100.00-200.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.03 $
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 56.22 $ 42.00-75.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 22.25 $ 10.00-40.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 12.50 $ 0.00-20.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $ 8.00-15.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 665.00 $ 495.00-1,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 5,198.33 $ 4,795.00-6,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.29 $ 15.00-60.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 27.25 $ 15.00-48.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 69.25 $ 30.00-98.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 84.82 $ 30.00-212.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 680.00 $ 450.00-850.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 629.76 $ 500.00-800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,139.53 $ 800.00-1,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,044.80 $ 800.00-1,400.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 100.64 $ 99.54-101.64
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 71.43 $ 68.73-73.18
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,599.00 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.48 3.25-5.00

Prices in El Paso, Texas

These data are based on 625 entries in the past 18 months from 71 different contributors.
Last update: March 2020
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2 Comments so far

#Sonnika on Oct 05, 2018 :
Hi
We are in the process of immigrating from The Eastern Cape South Africa to El Paso Texas.
How much should your salary be for a family of 5 per month?

Thank you
#DJ on Jan 11, 2018 :
Yeah I live in El Paso will continue to do so for a very long time cost of living in low. My pay is out growing the cost of living here. Like anywhere you live budget and budget. You can live off of 40k to 300k easily here with are without a family. It will be tight on 40k with a family without a family not so much the same can be said for 50k a year earners. I bought a house back in 2004 built from the ground up making only 36k a year. Now I am just over 60k a year. Still in my house love the community. Parks and new small hospital across the street from my community is being built and a nursing home facility as well. Also other businesses are being built. Someone say property appreciation and a possible bump up on in taxes but I am ok with that. The weather here is great compare to other areas I lived. Blistering hot summers and mild sometimes cold winters. Lot of wind during the change of seasons. The change of seasons are not as pronounced as other areas of the country. No water folks but that is fine with me. Love the North East side of town was neglected at one time but starting to see a renaissance.