Cost of Living in Guadalajara

Summary about cost of living in Guadalajara:

Restaurants [ Edit ] Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 100.00 MXN 80.00-150.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 444.48 MXN 350.00-600.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 87.00 MXN 80.00-100.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 30.00 MXN 18.00-45.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 50.00 MXN 40.00-70.00
Cappuccino (regular) 39.24 MXN 25.00-50.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 12.96 MXN 10.00-20.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 10.81 MXN 8.00-15.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 66.41 MXN 56.78-75.71
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 24.15 MXN 18.14-31.75
Rice (white), (1 lb) 10.30 MXN 8.16-15.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 25.89 MXN 22.00-35.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 37.30 MXN 22.68-63.50
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 43.34 MXN 27.22-63.50
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 66.79 MXN 58.97-78.93
Apples (1 lb) 18.27 MXN 11.34-22.68
Banana (1 lb) 8.83 MXN 6.80-13.61
Oranges (1 lb) 8.72 MXN 4.54-13.61
Tomato (1 lb) 9.31 MXN 8.00-11.79
Potato (1 lb) 9.31 MXN 5.44-12.70
Onion (1 lb) 9.50 MXN 4.54-15.88
Lettuce (1 head) 14.92 MXN 12.00-20.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.47 MXN 11.00-20.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 150.00 MXN 120.00-250.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 16.41 MXN 9.21-25.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 31.20 MXN 20.00-55.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 52.00 MXN 48.00-55.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 9.00 MXN 7.00-9.50
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 327.17 MXN 210.00-500.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 30.00 MXN 20.00-50.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 16.09 MXN 9.66-24.14
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 150.00 MXN 120.00-200.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 78.98 MXN 75.33-83.28
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 346,495.00 MXN 250,000.00-370,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 326,656.17 MXN 280,000.00-400,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 499.10 MXN 300.00-900.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.16 MXN 0.85-2.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 577.98 MXN 360.00-850.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 512.49 MXN 400.00-800.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 233.27 MXN 100.00-500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 75.00 MXN 69.00-80.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,166.82 MXN 2,000.00-4,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 57,331.58 MXN 30,000.00-96,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 851.21 MXN 600.00-1,200.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 617.45 MXN 400.00-1,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,511.77 MXN 1,200.00-2,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,195.26 MXN 800.00-2,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 6,446.77 MXN 4,000.00-10,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,721.12 MXN 2,000.00-6,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 12,914.28 MXN 7,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 8,375.42 MXN 5,000.00-14,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,037.69 MXN 929.02-3,716.09
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,714.56 MXN 836.12-2,322.56
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 9,662.37 MXN
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.34 10.50-12.00

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Last update: October 2019
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8 Comments so far

#Anonymous on Aug 21, 2019 :
@pete Salaries on engineers vary depending on the technology, but I'd say that the mid salary for a mid level software dev is about $25K MXN a month from a local company.
#Pete on Jul 03, 2019 :
@annonymous , ha ha that’s good joke nobody will pay you 80k a month in Mexico you are insane , not even 30k you need to lay off the crack
#Anonymous on Nov 11, 2018 :
Well, you can get around 30,000 MXN to 60k MXN as a software engineer (Sometimes 80k MXN), it's depend a lot of your company, i have seen offers in these ranges, others 23k to 30k MXN, etc..
#Anonymous on Oct 17, 2018 :
How much the Gross salary of the software engineer that have around 2 years experience in a good company?
#Anonymous on Feb 27, 2018 :
Things have changed over the time. Guadalajara is not the same nowadays on 2018 than in 2008 or 1998.
Life in Guadalajara can be pleasant and wonderful or a hell depending on your income. If your income gives you the possibility to pay for a rent or mortgage on the inner ring of the city you will be able to have lots of services, schools, public transport, parks and even cyclepaths to rely on.
But this is not the same for someone who is able to pay for a house outside of the "periférico" ring. Public transport is just a shit, overcrowded, doesn't have a specific time to pass (suppsed to pass each 5 minutes), and if you try to use your own car, is pretty much the same shit. Get awake in the morning at 5:30AM to start driving for at least 1:30hrs to your work and arrive at 8:00AM.
This city is not improving at all on all the public even being called the "Mexican sillicon valley".

Really unpleasant and shitty quality of life.
#Anonymous on Sep 09, 2017 :
#sachu Software engineers entry level can get 12,000 MXN a month, but if you are am experienced engineer, you should get above 20,000 a month in this city.
#SACHU on Jun 13, 2016 :
I want to know the answer JAYESH got for his question posted on 14th July 2014.
#Anonymous on Oct 14, 2015 :
I lived in Guadalajara in the 90's when back in 2012 for a few weeks and everything from electronics to clothes seems more expensive than in Los Angeles. I love the weather and the people. I wish I had enough money and definitely would move to back to Guadalajara. Property average from $45k USD to 100k for a decent home. But for retirement is perfect.