Buenos Aires vs Detroit - Cost of Living Comparison

Buenos Aires Detroit
🚶 Cost of living one person
$792
$1910
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2011
$4575
🏠 One person rent
$344
$1143
🏘️ Family rent
$645
$2185
🍽️ Food expenses
$269
$532
🚐 Transport expenses
$80.2
$106
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$403
$3966
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
5 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
79
76
😀 Quality of life
73
87
🏙️ Population
3.06M
639K

The cost of living in Buenos Aires is 59% less expensive than in Detroit. Cities ranked 6097th and 1771st ($792 vs $1910) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 1642nd 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 2.1 months in Detroit. Buenos Aires ranked 1st best city to live in Argentina vs Detroit ranked 39th in the United States, while ranked 1283rd and 157th 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
$8.39
$15.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.7
$54.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.01
$8.05
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.23
$4.26
 Cappuccino
$2.78
$4.49
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.04
$1.96
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$384
$1253
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$269
$811
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$747
$2337
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$537
$1732
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.3
$166
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.8
$253
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$23.3
$78.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
43.84%
5.04%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2597
$1404
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2138
$852
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.15
$2
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$12.1
$60.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.41
$12.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1
$1.34
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.97
$0.79
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.06
$2.3
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$3.14
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.08
$3.82
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.97
$12.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.19
$13.7
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.86
$13.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$4.46
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$1.63
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.8
$4.32
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.64
$3.98
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.83
$3.34
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
$2.77
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.5
$1.23
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.18
$1.84
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$10.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.48
$1.85
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.31
$7.94
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.43
$8.11
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.26
$4.24
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.1
$3.07
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.94
$1.58
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$34.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.23
$12.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16.9
$81.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.19
$16.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$84.5
$49.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$139
$85.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$237
$677
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5040
$13420

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Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.9 mi Villa Dominico
$520
11 km or 7 mi Lanus
$506
13 km or 7.9 mi Wilde
$520
13 km or 8.1 mi Remedios de Escalada
$522
14 km or 8.7 mi Caseros
$522
14 km or 8.8 mi Florida Este
$519
14 km or 8.9 mi Ciudad Madero
$522
14 km or 8.9 mi Bernal
$521
15 km or 9.4 mi Monte Chingolo
$520
15 km or 9.6 mi Lomas del Mirador
$520
17 km or 10 mi La Tablada
$521
17 km or 10 mi Quilmes
$488
18 km or 11 mi Ramos Mejia
$519
18 km or 11 mi San Justo
$522
19 km or 12 mi El Palomar
$522
19 km or 12 mi Temperley
$522
19 km or 12 mi Lomas de Zamora
$541
19 km or 12 mi San Isidro
$640
19 km or 12 mi Ciudad Evita
$522
19 km or 12 mi San Francisco Solano
$522
20 km or 12 mi Villa Luzuriaga
$521
20 km or 13 mi Rafael Calzada
$520
22 km or 13 mi Isidro Casanova
$528
22 km or 13 mi Ezpeleta
$521
22 km or 14 mi Moron
$531
24 km or 15 mi San Fernando de la Buena Vista
$487
24 km or 15 mi Florencio Varela
$524
24 km or 15 mi Burzaco
$523
24 km or 15 mi Berazategui
$519
25 km or 15 mi Gregorio de Laferrere
$531
25 km or 16 mi Rafael Castillo
$523
25 km or 16 mi Monte Grande
$520
29 km or 18 mi Ezeiza
$525
29 km or 18 mi Longchamps
$520
29 km or 18 mi Libertad
$522
31 km or 19 mi Gonzalez Catan
$532
32 km or 20 mi Glew
$522
32 km or 20 mi Merlo
$532
36 km or 23 mi Jose C. Paz
$531
37 km or 23 mi Virrey del Pino
$524

Cities near Detroit

Distance City Cost of living
1.9 km or 1.2 mi Windsor
$1812
7.4 km or 4.6 mi Hamtramck
$1941
14 km or 8.6 mi Dearborn
$1955
15 km or 9.1 mi Lincoln Park
$1940
16 km or 9.8 mi Allen Park
$1947
16 km or 10 mi Ferndale
$1933
17 km or 10 mi Wyandotte
$1839
17 km or 11 mi Eastpointe
$1932
18 km or 11 mi Madison Heights
$1720
18 km or 11 mi Warren
$1476
19 km or 12 mi Oak Park
$1947
19 km or 12 mi Southgate
$1934
19 km or 12 mi Royal Oak
$1944
20 km or 12 mi Dearborn Heights
$1944
21 km or 13 mi Roseville
$1945
21 km or 13 mi Taylor
$1878
21 km or 13 mi Southfield
$1916
22 km or 14 mi St. Clair Shores
$1947
22 km or 14 mi Inkster
$1951
24 km or 15 mi Garden
$2071
26 km or 16 mi Amherstburg
$1696
27 km or 17 mi Birmingham
$1935
28 km or 17 mi Sterling Heights
$1827
28 km or 17 mi Livonia
$1795
29 km or 18 mi Troy
$1720
29 km or 18 mi Westland
$1942
30 km or 19 mi Clinton Township
$1995
31 km or 19 mi Romulus
$1941
32 km or 20 mi Farmington Hills
$1902
37 km or 23 mi Rochester Hills
$1950
39 km or 24 mi Novi
$1610
40 km or 25 mi Pontiac
$1584
42 km or 26 mi Auburn Hills
$1935
54 km or 34 mi Monroe
$1663
58 km or 36 mi Ann Arbor
$2176
71 km or 44 mi Chatham-Kent
$1689
86 km or 54 mi Toledo
$1570
88 km or 54 mi Burton
$1939
88 km or 54 mi Port Huron
$1812
89 km or 55 mi Sarnia
$1635