Cost of Living in Guadalajara

Summary about cost of living in Guadalajara, Mexico:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 120.00 MXN 80.00-200.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 600.00 MXN 350.00-1,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 100.00 MXN 85.00-120.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 30.00 MXN 17.00-50.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 45.00 MXN 30.00-80.00
Cappuccino (regular) 42.96 MXN 25.00-65.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 15.76 MXN 12.00-25.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 11.57 MXN 8.00-20.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 76.14 MXN 45.42-94.64
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 28.14 MXN 18.14-38.10
Rice (white), (1 lb) 11.19 MXN 6.80-16.33
Eggs (regular) (12) 29.32 MXN 20.00-44.40
Local Cheese (1 lb) 40.61 MXN 20.41-88.90
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 47.55 MXN 23.59-65.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 59.34 MXN 39.46-72.57
Apples (1 lb) 19.37 MXN 9.07-23.00
Banana (1 lb) 9.93 MXN 6.35-22.68
Oranges (1 lb) 13.04 MXN 3.63-36.29
Tomato (1 lb) 11.49 MXN 4.54-22.68
Potato (1 lb) 10.11 MXN 5.44-18.14
Onion (1 lb) 10.46 MXN 4.54-13.61
Lettuce (1 head) 15.45 MXN 10.00-22.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 15.98 MXN 11.00-20.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 155.00 MXN 120.00-300.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 20.30 MXN 14.00-30.30
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 34.79 MXN 19.00-60.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 60.00 MXN 52.00-65.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 9.50 MXN 9.00-10.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 400.00 MXN 350.00-840.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 30.00 MXN 25.00-50.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 16.09 MXN 11.27-32.19
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 165.00 MXN 150.00-300.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 77.22 MXN 71.54-83.28
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 359,990.00 MXN 260,000.00-390,000.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 329,565.40 MXN 311,000.00-360,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 500.71 MXN 300.00-1,000.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 1.21 MXN 0.85-1.50
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 564.28 MXN 400.00-799.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 461.34 MXN 300.00-800.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 227.60 MXN 115.00-400.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 79.00 MXN 70.00-100.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 3,843.26 MXN 2,500.00-5,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 77,275.97 MXN 50,000.00-144,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 897.92 MXN 500.00-1,200.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 713.96 MXN 300.00-1,300.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 1,555.77 MXN 900.00-2,500.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 1,330.00 MXN 700.00-2,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 9,071.43 MXN 5,000.00-15,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 6,210.00 MXN 3,500.00-10,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 15,779.47 MXN 10,000.00-25,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 11,803.57 MXN 6,000.00-23,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,917.37 MXN 975.47-3,623.19
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,563.67 MXN 970.09-1,858.05
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 10,678.13 MXN
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 11.21 10.00-14.00

Prices in Guadalajara

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Last update: February 2021
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5 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.
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.