Buenos Aires vs Tucson - Cost of Living Comparison

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Buenos Aires Tucson
🚶 Cost of living one person
$773
$2065
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1988
$4782
🏠 One person rent
$349
$1236
🏘️ Family rent
$636
$2102
🍽️ Food expenses
$255
$609
🚐 Transport expenses
$63.4
$77.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$377
$4094
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
5 km
7 km
🎓 Higher education
79
33
😀 Quality of life
71
80
🏙️ Population
3.12M
543K

The cost of living in Buenos Aires is 63% less expensive than in Tucson. Cities ranked 6481st and 1638th ($773 vs $2065) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st and 1454th 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 months in Tucson. Buenos Aires ranked 1st best city to live in Argentina vs Tucson ranked 83rd in the United States, while ranked 2197th and 404th among best cities to live in the world.

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Buenos Aires Tucson
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.14
$20.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27
$60.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.33
$10.6
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.2
$5.86
 Cappuccino
$1.99
$5.26
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.13
$2.84
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$390
$1117
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$286
$955
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$894
$2163
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$502
$1657
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$23.5
$173
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$36.8
$269
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.3
$74.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
23.52%
6.37%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2365
$2470
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1794
$2452
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.15
$1.4
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$11.3
$26.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.69
$14.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.86
$1.05
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.88
$0.92
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.21
$2.83
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
$4.23
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.94
$4.1
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.19
$12.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.74
$12.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.59
$18.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.67
$4
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.29
$1.47
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.86
$3.77
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.36
$3.85
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
$3.05
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.74
$2.56
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.54
$1.58
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.13
$2.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$3.98
$16.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.03
$2.1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.98
$9.4
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.13
$9.41
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.21
$3.99
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.17
$3.38
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.35
$1.71
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$23
$49.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.43
$11.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$69.2
$93.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.32
$16.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$71.6
$58.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$108
$96.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$210
$1059
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6718
$15513

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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

Cities near Tucson

Distance City Cost of living
16 km or 9.9 mi Casas Adobes
$2079
23 km or 14 mi Oro Valley
$2100
26 km or 16 mi Marana
$2115
33 km or 20 mi Sahuarita
$2086
97 km or 60 mi Nogales
$2043
97 km or 60 mi Sierra Vista
$1769
100 km or 62 mi Nogales
$871
101 km or 62 mi Florence
$2331
106 km or 66 mi Casa Grande
$2354
133 km or 83 mi Queen Creek
$2382
140 km or 87 mi Maricopa
$2412
145 km or 90 mi Apache Junction
$2345
148 km or 92 mi Chandler
$2432
149 km or 93 mi Gilbert
$2379
157 km or 98 mi Mesa
$2424
164 km or 102 mi Agua Prieta
$874
164 km or 102 mi Tempe
$2383
169 km or 105 mi Scottsdale
$2458
171 km or 106 mi Fountain Hills
$2353
181 km or 112 mi Phoenix
$2388
189 km or 118 mi Avondale
$2504
190 km or 118 mi Goodyear
$2462
193 km or 120 mi Glendale
$2373
195 km or 121 mi Peoria
$2409
201 km or 125 mi Buckeye
$2375
202 km or 126 mi El Mirage
$2329
204 km or 126 mi Caborca
$858
206 km or 128 mi Surprise
$2345
295 km or 183 mi Prescott Valley
$2245
295 km or 183 mi Prescott
$2271
337 km or 210 mi Flagstaff
$2043
347 km or 216 mi Hermosillo
$912
350 km or 217 mi Nuevo Casas Grandes
$916
350 km or 217 mi Yuma
$1823
361 km or 225 mi San Luis Rio Colorado
$937
362 km or 225 mi San Luis
$1931
376 km or 233 mi Blythe
$2703
391 km or 243 mi Las Cruces
$1588
403 km or 250 mi Lake Havasu
$2135
419 km or 260 mi Gallup
$2104