Arlington vs Tijuana - Cost of Living Comparison

Arlington Tijuana
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1643
$913
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3866
$2398
🏠 One person rent
$1002
$410
🏘️ Family rent
$1779
$940
🍽️ Food expenses
$423
$278
🚐 Transport expenses
$92.5
$149
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3532
$770
😷 Air quality
Good
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
23 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
90
28
😀 Quality of life
73
61
🏙️ Population
394K
1.96M

The cost of living in Arlington is 80% more expensive than in Tijuana. Cities ranked 2329th and 5672nd ($1643 vs $913) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1951st and 4th in the United States and Mexico, respectively. Check the United States vs Mexico comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months in Arlington compared to 0.8 months in Tijuana. Arlington ranked 214th best city to live in the United States vs Tijuana ranked 3rd in Mexico, while ranked 1314th and 5035th among best cities to live in the world.

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Arlington Tijuana
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$10.4
$9.73
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$43.2
$37
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.5
$5.38
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.07
$1.97
 Cappuccino
$4.15
$3.06
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.93
$0.96
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$819
$547
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$875
$278
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1514
$1147
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1608
$753
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$95.7
$54.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$147
$84.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$42.7
$23.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.67%
12.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3756
$1553
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1852
$899
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.75
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$58.7
$43.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$13.9
$17.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$1.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.82
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.92
$1.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.85
$1.15
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.48
$1.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.15
$5.08
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.52
$4.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13
$9.18
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.77
$1.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
$1.14
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.09
$1.02
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.85
$1.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.77
$1.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.19
$0.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
$0.49
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.84
$1.48
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.6
$9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.45
$1.16
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.23
$3.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.35
$5.54
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.1
$2.88
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.64
$1.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.89
$1.35
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$33.5
$36.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$10.7
$3.65
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$103
$44.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.9
$6.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$44.5
$44.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$67
$66.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$554
$123
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$17081
$3578

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Distance City Cost of living
10 km or 6.2 mi Grand Prairie
$1971
14 km or 8.9 mi Mansfield
$1965
15 km or 9.6 mi Hurst
$1936
16 km or 9.8 mi Bedford
$1937
16 km or 10 mi Euless
$1944
19 km or 12 mi Haltom
$1938
19 km or 12 mi North Richland Hills
$1938
20 km or 12 mi Irving
$1953
20 km or 13 mi Colleyville
$1950
21 km or 13 mi Fort Worth
$1908
21 km or 13 mi Duncanville
$1938
21 km or 13 mi Cedar Hill
$1938
22 km or 14 mi Watauga
$1936
26 km or 16 mi Grapevine
$2287
27 km or 17 mi Burleson
$1946
27 km or 17 mi Keller
$1983
27 km or 17 mi Southlake
$1941
27 km or 17 mi DeSoto
$1948
28 km or 17 mi Midlothian
$1801
29 km or 18 mi Saginaw
$1936
30 km or 18 mi Coppell
$1944
30 km or 19 mi Dallas
$2268
31 km or 19 mi Benbrook
$1943
34 km or 21 mi Farmers Branch
$1948
35 km or 21 mi Lancaster
$1936
35 km or 22 mi University Park
$1935
37 km or 23 mi Flower Mound
$1955
38 km or 24 mi Carrollton
$1942
39 km or 24 mi Lewisville
$1978
43 km or 27 mi Waxahachie
$1941
47 km or 29 mi Cleburne
$1942
48 km or 30 mi Balch Springs
$1907
48 km or 30 mi Richardson
$1950
48 km or 30 mi The Colony
$1945
49 km or 30 mi Mesquite
$1961
49 km or 30 mi Corinth
$1929
51 km or 32 mi Garland
$1977
52 km or 32 mi Plano
$2066
54 km or 33 mi Little Elm
$1941
56 km or 35 mi Frisco
$1945

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Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.5 mi Imperial Beach
$1939
11 km or 6.9 mi Chula Vista
$2696
15 km or 9.5 mi Las Delicias
$627
18 km or 11 mi National
$1939
21 km or 13 mi Rosarito Beach
$629
22 km or 14 mi Coronado
$1938
23 km or 15 mi Lemon Grove
$1945
24 km or 15 mi San Diego
$2797
27 km or 17 mi La Mesa
$2115
30 km or 19 mi El Cajon
$2038
38 km or 24 mi Santee
$1938
42 km or 26 mi La Jolla
$1946
48 km or 30 mi Poway
$1943
62 km or 38 mi Encinitas
$3096
66 km or 41 mi Escondido
$2829
69 km or 43 mi San Marcos
$1949
76 km or 47 mi Carlsbad
$2836
77 km or 48 mi Vista
$2327
81 km or 50 mi Oceanside
$2661
84 km or 52 mi Ensenada
$632
96 km or 59 mi Fallbrook
$1973
109 km or 67 mi Temecula
$2943
115 km or 72 mi San Clemente
$2454
117 km or 73 mi Murrieta
$2469
119 km or 74 mi French Valley
$1947
121 km or 75 mi Wildomar
$1942
122 km or 76 mi Dana Point
$1950
123 km or 77 mi San Juan Capistrano
$1946
128 km or 80 mi Laguna Niguel
$2819
128 km or 80 mi Menifee
$2200
131 km or 82 mi Laguna Beach
$1934
131 km or 82 mi Lake Elsinore
$1916
134 km or 83 mi Mission Viejo
$2087
135 km or 84 mi Rancho Santa Margarita
$2491
135 km or 84 mi Laguna Hills
$1934
135 km or 84 mi Hemet
$2225
138 km or 86 mi Aliso Viejo
$1980
138 km or 86 mi Lake Forest
$2334
139 km or 87 mi El Centro
$1725
140 km or 87 mi San Jacinto
$1952