Cali vs El Paso - Cost of Living Comparison

Cali El Paso
🚶 Cost of living one person
$555
$1399
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1391
$3289
🏠 One person rent
$213
$799
🏘️ Family rent
$370
$1440
🍽️ Food expenses
$190
$391
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$91.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$321
$3447
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
19 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
45
35
😀 Quality of life
55
81
🏙️ Population
2.47M
683K

The cost of living in Cali is 60% less expensive than in El Paso. Cities ranked 7750th and 2950th ($555 vs $1399) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 5th and 2130th 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 2.5 months in El Paso. Cali ranked 4th best city to live in Colombia vs El Paso ranked 77th in the United States, while ranked 5807th and 304th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cali vs El Paso

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Cali El Paso
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.63
$11.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.2
$37.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.83
$7.47
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.96
$3.51
 Cappuccino
$1.73
$3.83
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$1.65
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$261
$744
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$133
$586
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$408
$1532
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$268
$1111
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.1
$117
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.2
$181
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.7
$64.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.18%
5.41%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$778
$2513
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$716
$938
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.55
$1.5
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.6
$41.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.81
$12.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.59
$1.13
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.95
$0.72
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.86
$1.95
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
$2.91
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.91
$2.71
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.29
$12.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.75
$5.75
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.31
$12.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.78
$3.28
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$1.37
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$3.01
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.81
$2.51
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.81
$1.5
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.73
$1.58
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.48
$0.98
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.2
$2.4
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.3
$9.99
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.72
$1.51
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.95
$7.49
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.22
$6.61
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.99
$4.54
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.71
$3.54
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.69
$1.34
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$19.8
$33.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.85
$10.8
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$26
$80.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.45
$14.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.2
$46.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$70.7
$71.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$119
$548
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4295
$5407

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Distance City Cost of living
27 km or 17 mi Palmira
$391
74 km or 46 mi Buenaventura
$433
80 km or 50 mi Tulua
$393
111 km or 69 mi Popayan
$400
148 km or 92 mi Neiva
$390
154 km or 96 mi Armenia
$421
160 km or 100 mi Cartago
$392
170 km or 105 mi Salento
$422
178 km or 111 mi Pereira
$414
184 km or 114 mi Ibague
$363
213 km or 132 mi Girardot
$360
214 km or 133 mi Manizales
$474
227 km or 141 mi Florencia
$389
251 km or 156 mi Quibdo
$425
262 km or 163 mi Pasto
$405
285 km or 177 mi Facatativa
$379
285 km or 177 mi Soacha
$466
301 km or 187 mi Bogota
$679
308 km or 192 mi Tumaco
$432
316 km or 196 mi Ipiales
$422
321 km or 200 mi Envigado
$500
329 km or 204 mi Medellin
$648
330 km or 205 mi Villavicencio
$411
330 km or 205 mi Zipaquira
$443
339 km or 210 mi Bello
$402
386 km or 240 mi Ibarra
$556
421 km or 261 mi Tunja
$367
446 km or 277 mi Esmeraldas
$655
463 km or 288 mi Quito
$806
469 km or 291 mi Duitama
$444
471 km or 293 mi Sogamoso
$341
500 km or 311 mi Barrancabermeja
$376
504 km or 313 mi Yopal
$428
506 km or 314 mi Santo Domingo
$590
518 km or 322 mi Turbo
$430
554 km or 344 mi Floridablanca
$404
556 km or 346 mi Bucaramanga
$480
571 km or 354 mi Ambato
$577
595 km or 369 mi Quevedo
$621
596 km or 370 mi Monteria
$486

Cities near El Paso

Distance City Cost of living
2.2 km or 1.4 mi Ciudad Juarez
$804
24 km or 15 mi Socorro
$1941
68 km or 42 mi Las Cruces
$1280
136 km or 85 mi Alamogordo
$1467
202 km or 125 mi Nuevo Casas Grandes
$520
224 km or 139 mi Carlsbad
$1661
258 km or 160 mi Roswell
$1941
294 km or 183 mi Agua Prieta
$630
332 km or 206 mi Hobbs
$1962
349 km or 217 mi Chihuahua
$691
359 km or 223 mi Sierra Vista
$1929
374 km or 232 mi Albuquerque
$1617
375 km or 233 mi Ciudad Cuauhtemoc
$635
387 km or 240 mi Rio Rancho
$1765
390 km or 242 mi Odessa
$1858
408 km or 254 mi Delicias
$633
415 km or 258 mi Midland
$1643
422 km or 262 mi Tucson
$1689
424 km or 264 mi Nogales
$1809
425 km or 264 mi Sahuarita
$1935
425 km or 264 mi Clovis
$1876
425 km or 264 mi Nogales
$531
429 km or 267 mi Oro Valley
$1944
431 km or 268 mi Casas Adobes
$1938
437 km or 272 mi Santa Fe
$1968
442 km or 275 mi Marana
$1941
467 km or 290 mi Gallup
$1936
473 km or 294 mi Espanola
$1933
476 km or 296 mi Lubbock
$1538
476 km or 296 mi Big Spring
$1913
481 km or 299 mi Florence
$1946
508 km or 316 mi Apache Junction
$1943
509 km or 317 mi Casa Grande
$1954
511 km or 317 mi Queen Creek
$2174
521 km or 323 mi Plainview
$1944
522 km or 324 mi Hermosillo
$730
522 km or 324 mi Taos
$2124
527 km or 328 mi Gilbert
$1929
530 km or 330 mi Chandler
$2602
532 km or 330 mi Fountain Hills
$1944