Buenos Aires vs Raleigh - Cost of Living Comparison

Buenos Aires Raleigh
🚶 Cost of living one person
$792
$1896
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2011
$4564
🏠 One person rent
$344
$1150
🏘️ Family rent
$645
$2074
🍽️ Food expenses
$269
$506
🚐 Transport expenses
$80.2
$86.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$403
$4803
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
5 km
14 km
🎓 Higher education
79
83
😀 Quality of life
73
89
🏙️ Population
3.06M
474K

The cost of living in Buenos Aires is 58% less expensive than in Raleigh. Cities ranked 6097th and 1812th ($792 vs $1896) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 1677th 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 2.5 months in Raleigh. Buenos Aires ranked 1st best city to live in Argentina vs Raleigh ranked 28th in the United States, while ranked 1283rd and 128th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Buenos Aires vs Raleigh

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Buenos Aires Raleigh
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$8.39
$12.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.7
$55.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.01
$7.85
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.23
$5.08
 Cappuccino
$2.78
$4.75
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.04
$1.75
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$384
$1294
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$269
$907
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$747
$2402
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$537
$1714
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.3
$105
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.8
$163
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$23.3
$59.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
43.84%
5.19%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2597
$6118
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2138
$2461
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.15
$2.02
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$12.1
$42.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.41
$14.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1
$1.01
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.97
$0.9
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.06
$2.6
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.94
$3.79
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.08
$2.43
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.97
$8.82
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.19
$9.45
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.86
$13.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.62
$4.38
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$1.41
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.8
$5.56
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.64
$3.87
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.83
$2.44
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.76
$2.29
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.5
$1.4
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.18
$1.73
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.19
$14
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.48
$2.68
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.31
$6.49
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.43
$9.31
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.26
$4.04
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.1
$3.23
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.94
$1.86
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.6
$34.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.23
$11.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16.9
$142
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.19
$15.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$84.5
$45.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$139
$79.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$237
$1164
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5040
$12235

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Cities near Buenos Aires

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

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Distance City Cost of living
12 km or 7.6 mi Garner
$1935
15 km or 9.1 mi Cary
$1989
17 km or 10 mi Morrisville
$1987
21 km or 13 mi Wake Forest
$1947
21 km or 13 mi Apex
$1947
25 km or 16 mi Holly Springs
$2139
28 km or 18 mi Fuquay-Varina
$1933
30 km or 19 mi Durham
$1841
38 km or 23 mi Chapel Hill
$2494
60 km or 37 mi Henderson
$1941
61 km or 38 mi Sanford
$1360
65 km or 41 mi Wilson
$1939
77 km or 48 mi Rocky Mount
$1737
77 km or 48 mi Goldsboro
$1547
78 km or 49 mi Burlington
$1949
87 km or 54 mi Fayetteville
$1570
106 km or 66 mi Asheboro
$1950
109 km or 68 mi Danville
$1441
110 km or 68 mi Greensboro
$1640
114 km or 71 mi Roanoke Rapids
$1935
114 km or 71 mi Kinston
$1979
117 km or 73 mi Greenville
$1710
123 km or 76 mi High Point
$1642
129 km or 80 mi Thomasville
$1508
133 km or 83 mi Kernersville
$1872
137 km or 85 mi Lumberton
$1820
141 km or 87 mi Rockingham
$1946
149 km or 92 mi Winston-Salem
$1724
163 km or 101 mi Jacksonville
$1608
165 km or 103 mi New Bern
$1822
166 km or 103 mi Salisbury
$1949
182 km or 113 mi Kannapolis
$1934
182 km or 113 mi Lynchburg
$1562
183 km or 114 mi Concord
$1876
189 km or 117 mi Havelock
$1590
190 km or 118 mi Wilmington
$1956
191 km or 119 mi Petersburg
$1946
196 km or 122 mi Monroe
$1939
196 km or 122 mi Mint Hill
$1947
198 km or 123 mi Roanoke
$1610