Austin vs Tijuana - Cost of Living Comparison

Austin Tijuana
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2219
$913
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5002
$2398
🏠 One person rent
$1438
$410
🏘️ Family rent
$2451
$940
🍽️ Food expenses
$514
$278
🚐 Transport expenses
$122
$149
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$6122
$770
😷 Air quality
Good
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
66
28
😀 Quality of life
91
61
🏙️ Population
913K
1.96M

The cost of living in Austin is 143% more expensive than in Tijuana. Cities ranked 310th and 5672nd ($2219 vs $913) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 242nd 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 2.8 months in Austin compared to 0.8 months in Tijuana. Austin ranked 14th best city to live in the United States vs Tijuana ranked 3rd in Mexico, while ranked 80th and 5035th among best cities to live in the world.

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Austin Tijuana
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$14.9
$9.73
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$60.6
$37
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.98
$5.38
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.94
$1.97
 Cappuccino
$5.16
$3.06
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.37
$0.96
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1600
$547
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1163
$278
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$3041
$1147
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1984
$753
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$130
$54.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$198
$84.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$57.5
$23.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.36%
12.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$8892
$1553
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3042
$899
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.26
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$48.3
$43.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.5
$17.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.06
$1.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.01
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.04
$1.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.36
$1.15
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.41
$1.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.3
$5.08
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.2
$4.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.8
$9.18
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.84
$1.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.54
$1.14
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.6
$1.02
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.18
$1.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.11
$1.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.11
$0.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.45
$0.49
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.22
$1.48
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.6
$9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.75
$1.16
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.48
$3.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.26
$5.54
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.48
$2.88
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.31
$1.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.42
$1.35
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$46.2
$36.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.4
$3.65
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$89.3
$44.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$21.7
$6.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$55.7
$44.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90.5
$66.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1005
$123
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$16923
$3578

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25 km or 15 mi Round Rock
$1912
25 km or 15 mi Cedar Park
$1951
31 km or 20 mi Leander
$2230
37 km or 23 mi Kyle
$1947
39 km or 24 mi Georgetown
$1953
51 km or 32 mi San Marcos
$1738
76 km or 47 mi New Braunfels
$1663
84 km or 52 mi Seguin
$1939
86 km or 53 mi Harker Heights
$1940
90 km or 56 mi Killeen
$1468
93 km or 58 mi Copperas Cove
$1948
95 km or 59 mi Cibolo
$1936
96 km or 60 mi Schertz
$1947
96 km or 60 mi Temple
$1791
122 km or 76 mi San Antonio
$1773
137 km or 85 mi Bryan
$1950
138 km or 86 mi Kerrville
$1749
140 km or 87 mi College Station
$1622
150 km or 93 mi Waco
$1825
180 km or 112 mi Victoria
$1626
204 km or 126 mi Rosenberg
$1946
214 km or 133 mi Huntsville
$1949
215 km or 133 mi The Woodlands
$1896
218 km or 136 mi Stephenville
$1998
218 km or 136 mi Conroe
$1874
219 km or 136 mi Sugar Land
$1853
226 km or 140 mi Missouri
$1938
227 km or 141 mi Spring
$1893
230 km or 143 mi Cleburne
$1942
233 km or 145 mi Corsicana
$1950
234 km or 145 mi Houston
$1955
248 km or 154 mi Waxahachie
$1941
249 km or 155 mi Pearland
$1950
252 km or 156 mi Burleson
$1946
252 km or 157 mi Midlothian
$1801
256 km or 159 mi Pasadena
$1951
258 km or 160 mi Alvin
$1947
260 km or 161 mi Friendswood
$1944
260 km or 161 mi Mansfield
$1965

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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