Cali vs Dallas - Cost of Living Comparison

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Cali Dallas
🚶 Cost of living one person
$706
$2490
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1835
$5855
🏠 One person rent
$259
$1534
🏘️ Family rent
$455
$2876
🍽️ Food expenses
$257
$614
🚐 Transport expenses
$116
$187
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$446
$5400
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
19 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
45
91
😀 Quality of life
52
89
🏙️ Population
2.47M
1.3M

The cost of living in Cali is 72% less expensive than in Dallas. Cities ranked 6788th and 713th ($706 vs $2490) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 11th and 641st in Colombia and the United States, respectively. Check Colombia vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Cali compared to 2.2 months in Dallas. Cali ranked 3rd best city to live in Colombia vs Dallas ranked 18th in the United States, while ranked 6105th and 117th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cali vs Dallas

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Cali Dallas
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.68
$18.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.6
$70.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.64
$10
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.26
$5.11
 Cappuccino
$1.95
$5.15
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.85
$2.63
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$247
$1572
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$180
$1270
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$480
$3352
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$338
$2410
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$43
$139
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$66
$213
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$22.7
$65.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.62%
6.4%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1156
$7223
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1105
$4448
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.69
$3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26
$96.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14.1
$17.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.9
$0.83
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$0.91
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.41
$3.25
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$3.76
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.45
$2.82
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.24
$11
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.56
$11.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$15.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.51
$4.86
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.83
$1.54
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.13
$5.09
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.26
$4.3
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
$3.77
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.19
$3.14
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.55
$1.46
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.75
$2.93
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.51
$15.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.01
$2.82
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.4
$9.4
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.1
$11.5
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.04
$5.38
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.09
$3.89
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.5
$2.12
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$19.8
$38.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.46
$13.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$22.1
$98.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.46
$23.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.8
$60.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$94.1
$94.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$292
$969
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6411
$13548

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Cities near Cali

Distance City Cost of living
27 km or 17 mi Palmira
$646
74 km or 46 mi Buenaventura
$555
80 km or 50 mi Tulua
$495
111 km or 69 mi Popayan
$453
148 km or 92 mi Neiva
$512
154 km or 96 mi Armenia
$551
160 km or 100 mi Cartago
$649
170 km or 105 mi Salento
$571
178 km or 111 mi Pereira
$666
184 km or 114 mi Ibague
$521
213 km or 132 mi Girardot
$420
214 km or 133 mi Manizales
$718
227 km or 141 mi Florencia
$419
251 km or 156 mi Quibdo
$651
262 km or 163 mi Pasto
$510
285 km or 177 mi Facatativa
$441
285 km or 177 mi Soacha
$719
301 km or 187 mi Bogota
$877
308 km or 192 mi Tumaco
$534
316 km or 196 mi Ipiales
$517
321 km or 200 mi Envigado
$815
329 km or 204 mi Medellin
$872
330 km or 205 mi Villavicencio
$532
330 km or 205 mi Zipaquira
$647
339 km or 210 mi Bello
$783
386 km or 240 mi Ibarra
$537
421 km or 261 mi Tunja
$511
446 km or 277 mi Esmeraldas
$613
463 km or 288 mi Quito
$843
469 km or 291 mi Duitama
$622
471 km or 293 mi Sogamoso
$606
500 km or 311 mi Barrancabermeja
$599
504 km or 313 mi Yopal
$597
506 km or 314 mi Santo Domingo
$775
518 km or 322 mi Turbo
$625
554 km or 344 mi Floridablanca
$615
556 km or 346 mi Bucaramanga
$653
571 km or 354 mi Ambato
$571
595 km or 369 mi Quevedo
$637
596 km or 370 mi Monteria
$627

Cities near Dallas

Distance City Cost of living
8 km or 5 mi University Park
$2268
14 km or 8.5 mi Irving
$1981
18 km or 11 mi Duncanville
$2163
18 km or 11 mi Farmers Branch
$2164
19 km or 12 mi Mesquite
$2235
19 km or 12 mi Balch Springs
$2227
20 km or 12 mi Lancaster
$2202
21 km or 13 mi DeSoto
$2185
21 km or 13 mi Grand Prairie
$2049
22 km or 13 mi Garland
$2285
22 km or 14 mi Richardson
$2315
25 km or 15 mi Carrollton
$2165
25 km or 15 mi Cedar Hill
$2178
27 km or 17 mi Coppell
$1989
28 km or 17 mi Euless
$2014
28 km or 18 mi Rowlett
$2247
30 km or 19 mi Sachse
$2290
30 km or 19 mi Arlington
$1805
31 km or 19 mi Plano
$2544
31 km or 19 mi Grapevine
$1871
32 km or 20 mi Bedford
$2040
32 km or 20 mi Forney
$2213
34 km or 21 mi Colleyville
$2052
34 km or 21 mi Lewisville
$1810
35 km or 22 mi Hurst
$2068
35 km or 22 mi The Colony
$2250
36 km or 22 mi Rockwall
$2214
37 km or 23 mi Southlake
$2024
37 km or 23 mi Mansfield
$2347
37 km or 23 mi Midlothian
$2298
37 km or 23 mi Wylie
$2280
38 km or 23 mi Flower Mound
$1979
38 km or 24 mi Allen
$2470
39 km or 24 mi North Richland Hills
$2123
40 km or 25 mi Frisco
$2384
42 km or 26 mi Waxahachie
$2201
42 km or 26 mi Watauga
$2163
43 km or 27 mi Keller
$2245
43 km or 27 mi Haltom
$2131
44 km or 28 mi Little Elm
$2209