Buenos Aires vs Detroit - Cost of Living Comparison

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Buenos Aires Detroit
🚶 Cost of living one person
$773
$1987
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1988
$4794
🏠 One person rent
$349
$1172
🏘️ Family rent
$636
$2064
🍽️ Food expenses
$255
$580
🚐 Transport expenses
$63.4
$98.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$377
$4569
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
5 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
79
77
😀 Quality of life
71
88
🏙️ Population
3.12M
639K

The cost of living in Buenos Aires is 61% less expensive than in Detroit. Cities ranked 6481st and 1817th ($773 vs $1987) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 1578th in Argentina and the United States, respectively. Check Argentina vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Buenos Aires compared to 2.3 months in Detroit. Buenos Aires ranked 1st best city to live in Argentina vs Detroit ranked 29th in the United States, while ranked 2197th and 147th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Buenos Aires vs Detroit

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Buenos Aires Detroit
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.14
$14.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27
$65.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.33
$9.69
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.2
$5.66
 Cappuccino
$1.99
$4.8
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.13
$2.11
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$390
$1242
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$286
$877
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$894
$2749
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$502
$1513
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$23.5
$152
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.8
$234
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.3
$70.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
23.52%
6.34%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2365
$913
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1794
$809
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.15
$1.99
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$11.3
$53.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.69
$13.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.86
$0.93
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.88
$0.92
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.21
$3.28
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$4.3
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.94
$3.9
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.19
$12.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$11.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.59
$25.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.67
$4.12
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.41
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$3.94
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$3.64
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$3.44
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$2.92
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.54
$1.77
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.13
$2.25
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$3.98
$8.96
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.03
$1.67
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.98
$8.35
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.13
$11.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.21
$5.57
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.17
$3.63
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.35
$1.9
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$23
$35.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.43
$11.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$69.2
$106
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.32
$16.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$71.6
$39.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$108
$76.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$210
$1300
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6718
$16935

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Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.9 mi Villa Dominico
$651
11 km or 7 mi Lanus
$657
13 km or 7.9 mi Wilde
$653
13 km or 8.1 mi Remedios de Escalada
$608
14 km or 8.7 mi Caseros
$658
14 km or 8.8 mi Florida Este
$658
14 km or 8.9 mi Ciudad Madero
$644
14 km or 8.9 mi Bernal
$666
15 km or 9.4 mi Monte Chingolo
$594
15 km or 9.6 mi Lomas del Mirador
$649
17 km or 10 mi La Tablada
$641
17 km or 10 mi Quilmes
$717
18 km or 11 mi Ramos Mejia
$651
18 km or 11 mi San Justo
$642
19 km or 12 mi El Palomar
$656
19 km or 12 mi Temperley
$537
19 km or 12 mi Lomas de Zamora
$547
19 km or 12 mi San Isidro
$689
19 km or 12 mi Ciudad Evita
$625
19 km or 12 mi San Francisco Solano
$601
20 km or 12 mi Villa Luzuriaga
$649
20 km or 13 mi Rafael Calzada
$542
22 km or 13 mi Isidro Casanova
$641
22 km or 13 mi Ezpeleta
$680
22 km or 14 mi Moron
$671
24 km or 15 mi San Fernando de la Buena Vista
$670
24 km or 15 mi Florencio Varela
$560
24 km or 15 mi Burzaco
$560
24 km or 15 mi Berazategui
$684
25 km or 15 mi Gregorio de Laferrere
$627
25 km or 16 mi Rafael Castillo
$632
25 km or 16 mi Monte Grande
$582
29 km or 18 mi Ezeiza
$598
29 km or 18 mi Longchamps
$575
29 km or 18 mi Libertad
$630
31 km or 19 mi Gonzalez Catan
$621
32 km or 20 mi Glew
$580
32 km or 20 mi Merlo
$627
36 km or 23 mi Jose C. Paz
$583
37 km or 23 mi Virrey del Pino
$607

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Distance City Cost of living
1.9 km or 1.2 mi Windsor
$1803
7.4 km or 4.6 mi Hamtramck
$1941
14 km or 8.6 mi Dearborn
$1884
15 km or 9.1 mi Lincoln Park
$1843
16 km or 9.8 mi Allen Park
$1845
16 km or 10 mi Ferndale
$1917
17 km or 10 mi Wyandotte
$1740
17 km or 11 mi Eastpointe
$1880
18 km or 11 mi Madison Heights
$1883
18 km or 11 mi Warren
$1815
19 km or 12 mi Oak Park
$1925
19 km or 12 mi Southgate
$1834
19 km or 12 mi Royal Oak
$1911
20 km or 12 mi Dearborn Heights
$1921
21 km or 13 mi Roseville
$1878
21 km or 13 mi Taylor
$1728
21 km or 13 mi Southfield
$1948
22 km or 14 mi St. Clair Shores
$1899
22 km or 14 mi Inkster
$1870
24 km or 15 mi Garden
$1928
26 km or 16 mi Amherstburg
$1821
27 km or 17 mi Birmingham
$1904
28 km or 17 mi Sterling Heights
$1923
28 km or 17 mi Livonia
$1941
29 km or 18 mi Troy
$1744
29 km or 18 mi Westland
$1954
30 km or 19 mi Clinton Township
$1906
31 km or 19 mi Romulus
$1893
32 km or 20 mi Farmington Hills
$1737
37 km or 23 mi Rochester Hills
$1892
39 km or 24 mi Novi
$2303
40 km or 25 mi Pontiac
$1910
42 km or 26 mi Auburn Hills
$1932
54 km or 34 mi Monroe
$1701
58 km or 36 mi Ann Arbor
$2125
71 km or 44 mi Chatham-Kent
$1900
86 km or 54 mi Toledo
$1627
88 km or 54 mi Burton
$1574
88 km or 54 mi Port Huron
$1885
89 km or 55 mi Sarnia
$1633