Arlington vs Cali - Cost of Living Comparison

Arlington Cali
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1685
$539
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3877
$1353
🏠 One person rent
$1027
$204
🏘️ Family rent
$1784
$350
🍽️ Food expenses
$442
$189
🚐 Transport expenses
$87.2
$85.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5161
$349
😷 Air quality
Good
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
23 km
19 km
🎓 Higher education
90
45
😀 Quality of life
77
54
🏙️ Population
394K
2.47M

The cost of living in Arlington is 213% more expensive than in Cali. Cities ranked 2320th and 8159th ($1685 vs $539) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1983rd and 6th in the United States and Colombia, respectively. Check the United States vs Colombia comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 3.1 months in Arlington compared to 0.6 months in Cali. Arlington ranked 99th best city to live in the United States vs Cali ranked 3rd in Colombia, while ranked 647th and 5946th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Arlington vs Cali

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Arlington Cali
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$10.8
$3.78
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$43.6
$11.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.82
$5.47
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.57
$0.89
 Cappuccino
$4.03
$1.8
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.99
$0.65
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$867
$227
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$867
$134
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1517
$390
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1580
$254
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$106
$33.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$163
$51.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$53
$17.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.66%
12.05%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1832
$834
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1803
$843
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.77
$0.52
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$59.8
$27.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12.3
$8.34
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.67
$0.68
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.85
$0.93
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.17
$0.87
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.84
$0.76
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.98
$1.84
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.46
$3.88
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.05
$4.48
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.6
$4.88
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
$1.66
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.17
$0.56
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
$0.69
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.31
$0.89
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.77
$0.77
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.28
$0.7
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.86
$1.23
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.6
$8.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.45
$0.79
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.36
$1.71
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.71
$3.82
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.12
$3.75
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.81
$1.78
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.93
$1.53
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$31.1
$16.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.4
$3.47
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$104
$17.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.9
$5.64
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.7
$48.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$73
$69.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$599
$161
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12260
$4075

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Distance City Cost of living
10 km or 6.2 mi Grand Prairie
$2040
14 km or 8.9 mi Mansfield
$2322
15 km or 9.6 mi Hurst
$2011
16 km or 9.8 mi Bedford
$2013
16 km or 10 mi Euless
$2020
19 km or 12 mi Haltom
$2018
19 km or 12 mi North Richland Hills
$2008
20 km or 12 mi Irving
$2132
20 km or 13 mi Colleyville
$2020
21 km or 13 mi Fort Worth
$2104
21 km or 13 mi Duncanville
$2021
21 km or 13 mi Cedar Hill
$2018
22 km or 14 mi Watauga
$2019
26 km or 16 mi Grapevine
$2314
27 km or 17 mi Burleson
$2018
27 km or 17 mi Keller
$2178
27 km or 17 mi Southlake
$2007
27 km or 17 mi DeSoto
$2015
28 km or 17 mi Midlothian
$2032
29 km or 18 mi Saginaw
$2012
30 km or 18 mi Coppell
$2018
30 km or 19 mi Dallas
$2489
31 km or 19 mi Benbrook
$2013
34 km or 21 mi Farmers Branch
$2010
35 km or 21 mi Lancaster
$2009
35 km or 22 mi University Park
$2016
37 km or 23 mi Flower Mound
$2021
38 km or 24 mi Carrollton
$2016
39 km or 24 mi Lewisville
$1958
43 km or 27 mi Waxahachie
$2023
47 km or 29 mi Cleburne
$2008
48 km or 30 mi Balch Springs
$2011
48 km or 30 mi Richardson
$2017
48 km or 30 mi The Colony
$2024
49 km or 30 mi Mesquite
$2079
49 km or 30 mi Corinth
$1998
51 km or 32 mi Garland
$2147
52 km or 32 mi Plano
$2325
54 km or 33 mi Little Elm
$2008
56 km or 35 mi Frisco
$2108

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Distance City Cost of living
27 km or 17 mi Palmira
$453
74 km or 46 mi Buenaventura
$420
80 km or 50 mi Tulua
$372
111 km or 69 mi Popayan
$330
148 km or 92 mi Neiva
$357
154 km or 96 mi Armenia
$396
160 km or 100 mi Cartago
$382
170 km or 105 mi Salento
$421
178 km or 111 mi Pereira
$415
184 km or 114 mi Ibague
$380
213 km or 132 mi Girardot
$344
214 km or 133 mi Manizales
$519
227 km or 141 mi Florencia
$349
251 km or 156 mi Quibdo
$407
262 km or 163 mi Pasto
$436
285 km or 177 mi Facatativa
$380
285 km or 177 mi Soacha
$458
301 km or 187 mi Bogota
$676
308 km or 192 mi Tumaco
$428
316 km or 196 mi Ipiales
$420
321 km or 200 mi Envigado
$479
329 km or 204 mi Medellin
$662
330 km or 205 mi Villavicencio
$388
330 km or 205 mi Zipaquira
$428
339 km or 210 mi Bello
$385
386 km or 240 mi Ibarra
$559
421 km or 261 mi Tunja
$382
446 km or 277 mi Esmeraldas
$669
463 km or 288 mi Quito
$816
469 km or 291 mi Duitama
$443
471 km or 293 mi Sogamoso
$325
500 km or 311 mi Barrancabermeja
$408
504 km or 313 mi Yopal
$425
506 km or 314 mi Santo Domingo
$641
518 km or 322 mi Turbo
$425
554 km or 344 mi Floridablanca
$431
556 km or 346 mi Bucaramanga
$439
571 km or 354 mi Ambato
$685
595 km or 369 mi Quevedo
$620
596 km or 370 mi Monteria
$463