Buenos Aires vs Philadelphia - Cost of Living Comparison

Buenos Aires Philadelphia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$792
$2361
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2011
$5659
🏠 One person rent
$344
$1382
🏘️ Family rent
$645
$2582
🍽️ Food expenses
$269
$587
🚐 Transport expenses
$80.2
$259
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$403
$5157
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
5 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
79
100
😀 Quality of life
73
91
🏙️ Population
3.06M
1.58M

The cost of living in Buenos Aires is 66% less expensive than in Philadelphia. Cities ranked 6097th and 215th ($792 vs $2361) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 166th 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 2.2 months in Philadelphia. Buenos Aires ranked 1st best city to live in Argentina vs Philadelphia ranked 10th in the United States, while ranked 1283rd and 70th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Buenos Aires vs Philadelphia

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Buenos Aires Philadelphia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.39
$16.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.7
$59.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.01
$8
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.23
$5.51
 Cappuccino
$2.78
$4.5
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.04
$2.06
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$384
$1637
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$269
$1117
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$747
$3227
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$537
$2156
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.3
$94.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.8
$145
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$23.3
$66.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
43.84%
5%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2597
$6389
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2138
$2174
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.15
$2.52
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$12.1
$95.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.41
$30.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1
$1.33
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.97
$1.17
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.06
$3.47
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$4.17
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.08
$2.92
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.97
$13
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.19
$12.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.86
$15.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$5.09
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$1.47
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.8
$4.64
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.64
$5.34
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.83
$3.55
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
$2.72
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.5
$1.09
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.18
$2.69
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$15
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.48
$4.74
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.31
$10.7
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.43
$9.31
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.26
$6
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.1
$4.02
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.94
$1.96
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$44.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.23
$13.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16.9
$64.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.19
$25.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$84.5
$46.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$139
$80.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$237
$1172
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5040
$15017

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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 Philadelphia

Distance City Cost of living
5.2 km or 3.2 mi Camden
$2249
9.2 km or 5.7 mi Pennsauken Township
$1939
12 km or 7.1 mi Cherry Hill
$2051
12 km or 7.7 mi West Deptford Township
$1951
16 km or 9.9 mi Fox Chase
$1936
16 km or 9.9 mi Deptford Township
$1950
19 km or 12 mi Moorestown
$1948
21 km or 13 mi Gloucester Township
$1949
21 km or 13 mi Chester
$1943
22 km or 14 mi Mount Laurel
$1930
25 km or 15 mi Evesham Township
$1942
25 km or 16 mi Willingboro Township
$1945
31 km or 19 mi Medford
$1935
35 km or 22 mi Levittown
$1952
35 km or 22 mi Winslow Township
$1941
36 km or 23 mi Monroe Township
$1950
38 km or 23 mi West Chester
$2655
40 km or 25 mi Wilmington
$1767
46 km or 28 mi Trenton
$1748
46 km or 29 mi Ewing Township
$1942
50 km or 31 mi Hamilton Township
$1944
52 km or 32 mi Pottstown
$1944
54 km or 33 mi Lawrence Township
$1940
56 km or 35 mi Vineland
$1938
58 km or 36 mi Newark
$1870
59 km or 36 mi Bridgeton
$1942
62 km or 38 mi Princeton
$2664
63 km or 39 mi Millville
$1943
64 km or 39 mi East Windsor Township
$1951
65 km or 40 mi Plainsboro Township
$1946
67 km or 42 mi Montgomery Township
$1934
67 km or 42 mi Manchester Township
$1900
71 km or 44 mi Jackson Township
$2022
72 km or 45 mi South Brunswick
$1939
77 km or 48 mi Allentown
$2169
77 km or 48 mi Bethlehem
$2049
77 km or 48 mi Hillsborough Township
$1941
78 km or 48 mi Reading
$1863
78 km or 49 mi Barnegat Township
$1962
79 km or 49 mi Manalapan Township
$2088