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 500.00 MXN 350.00-600.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 80.00 MXN 80.00-100.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 29.00 MXN 16.00-40.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 50.00 MXN 35.00-60.00
Cappuccino (regular) 35.67 MXN 22.00-50.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 12.33 MXN 9.00-18.98
Water (12 oz small bottle) 10.81 MXN 8.00-15.00
Markets [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 63.95 MXN 55.00-75.71
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 24.41 MXN 18.14-31.75
Rice (white), (1 lb) 10.75 MXN 6.35-17.24
Eggs (regular) (12) 25.03 MXN 22.00-30.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 37.78 MXN 24.95-54.43
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 41.58 MXN 27.22-63.50
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 67.78 MXN 58.97-81.65
Apples (1 lb) 18.30 MXN 13.61-22.68
Banana (1 lb) 8.74 MXN 6.80-9.98
Oranges (1 lb) 8.12 MXN 4.54-13.61
Tomato (1 lb) 9.40 MXN 8.00-11.79
Potato (1 lb) 9.02 MXN 5.44-13.61
Onion (1 lb) 9.33 MXN 4.54-15.88
Lettuce (1 head) 14.92 MXN 12.00-20.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.00 MXN 10.00-20.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 150.00 MXN 120.00-200.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 16.16 MXN 9.21-25.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 30.00 MXN 20.00-52.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 52.00 MXN 48.00-55.00
Transportation [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 7.00 MXN 7.00-9.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 327.17 MXN 210.00-480.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 30.00 MXN 20.00-50.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 14.74 MXN 9.66-19.31
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 150.00 MXN 120.00-200.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 77.41 MXN 73.44-81.20
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 346,747.50 MXN 250,000.00-360,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 316,812.67 MXN 280,000.00-400,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 495.10 MXN 300.00-900.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.01 MXN 0.85-2.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 538.26 MXN 400.00-800.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 490.20 MXN 350.00-700.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 218.56 MXN 100.00-500.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 75.00 MXN 65.00-80.00
Childcare [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,086.96 MXN 2,000.00-5,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 59,231.58 MXN 40,000.00-96,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 797.04 MXN 500.00-1,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 580.74 MXN 399.00-800.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,469.68 MXN 1,200.00-1,900.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,213.42 MXN 700.00-2,000.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 5,678.73 MXN 3,500.00-10,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 3,740.66 MXN 2,500.00-5,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 11,725.48 MXN 7,000.00-20,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 8,233.12 MXN 5,000.00-13,000.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,111.00 MXN 929.02-3,716.09
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,820.08 MXN 1,059.09-2,322.56
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 9,518.90 MXN
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.34 10.00-12.00

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Last update: July 2019
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9 Comments so far

#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.
#Gloria on Aug 24, 2015 :
Hi. I'm an American Citizen and lived in Guadalajara for a long time. I was a Bilingual Kindergarten Teacher. Living there was a great experience. I learned so many things. People are nice warm giving and very well mannered. I think if someone has a bad's probably because they didn't really valued life the way I do. You really learn to value each and every thing..Normal way of living, food, money, and the basic essentials are there. When you mind your own are ok. But when you don't ..things get out of hand..and then you don't feel comfortable any more..specially when you don't have feel lonely..and want to come home.Healthcare is bad. You need to have money to go to a private doctor cause they are excellent.When to belong to the Segura or ISSTE it's difficult, they do what they want. Crime is bad..if you are a bad person ..if not...all is good cause you don't get in trouble.Food in Guada la jars is unique delicious and very cheap. Gas is cheap.Pollution is not bad. I enjoyed every minute of my stay there..but won't live only if I was rich...and didn't have to work..just living the life. Good Luck...
#jayesh on Jul 14, 2015 :
I have to move in Mexico Guadalajara
How much salary is good for living in that city, I am software engineer.