Cost of Living in Heredia

Summary about cost of living in Heredia, Costa Rica:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 4,000.00 ₡ 3,500.00-4,500.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 23,000.00 ₡ 15,000.00-25,000.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 4,350.00 ₡ 3,600.00-4,576.07
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 1,172.01 ₡ 1,000.00-2,000.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,900.00 ₡ 1,700.00-3,500.00
Cappuccino (regular) 1,350.00 ₡ 1,000.00-1,716.03
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 893.00 ₡ 600.00-1,300.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 745.33 ₡ 572.01-1,200.00
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2,668.72 ₡ 2,095.00-3,406.87
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 611.74 ₡ 389.19-1,360.78
Rice (white), (1 lb) 281.23 ₡ 281.23-410.50
Eggs (regular) (12) 1,374.29 ₡ 1,000.00-1,650.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 1,765.23 ₡ 1,587.58-2,113.74
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 1,992.57 ₡ 1,360.78-2,313.32
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 2,404.04 ₡ 1,814.37-2,902.99
Apples (1 lb) 843.68 ₡ 408.23-1,814.37
Banana (1 lb) 280.09 ₡ 181.44-453.59
Oranges (1 lb) 731.42 ₡ 340.19-1,133.98
Tomato (1 lb) 388.29 ₡ 226.80-470.00
Potato (1 lb) 429.40 ₡ 181.44-625.96
Onion (1 lb) 472.04 ₡ 272.16-566.99
Lettuce (1 head) 471.43 ₡ 250.00-650.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1,180.83 ₡ 800.00-1,500.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 7,000.00 ₡ 5,000.00-8,000.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1,112.98 ₡ 735.00-1,714.29
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 1,340.67 ₡ 1,080.00-1,700.00
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 2,300.00 ₡ 2,200.00-4,000.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 500.00 ₡ 350.00-600.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 17,391.30 ₡
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 625.00 ₡ 600.00-800.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 985.72 ₡ 852.95-1,287.48
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 3,800.00 ₡ 2,980.00-7,000.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2,733.49 ₡ 2,195.54-3,043.47
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 14,420,000.00 ₡ 12,000,000.00-16,531,064.17
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 15,018,465.82 ₡ 15,000,000.00-16,473,863.26
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 32,236.30 ₡ 20,000.00-47,222.22
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 48.50 ₡ 30.00-40.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 30,720.09 ₡ 20,000.00-40,000.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 27,125.00 ₡ 15,000.00-32,000.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7,000.00 ₡
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 3,500.00 ₡ 3,000.00-5,000.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 233,333.33 ₡ 150,000.00-300,000.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 3,000,000.00 ₡ 3,000,000.00-3,000,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 24,400.00 ₡ 15,000.00-40,000.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 20,000.00 ₡ 15,000.00-50,000.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 52,746.80 ₡ 30,000.00-60,000.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 43,000.00 ₡ 30,000.00-60,000.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 224,285.71 ₡ 150,000.00-300,000.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 146,666.67 ₡ 120,000.00-160,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 399,134.70 ₡ 350,000.00-514,808.23
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 287,500.00 ₡ 250,000.00-325,000.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 79,747.76 ₡ 52,025.27-102,192.49
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 63,173.54 ₡ 46,451.13-79,895.95
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 447,040.00 ₡
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 10.40 9.00-12.00

Prices in Heredia

This city had 91 entries in the past 12 months by 8 different contributors.
Last update: December 2022
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