Cali vs Puebla - Cost of Living Comparison

Cali Puebla
🚶 Cost of living one person
$555
$657
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1391
$1694
🏠 One person rent
$213
$237
🏘️ Family rent
$370
$467
🍽️ Food expenses
$190
$268
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$80
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$321
$510
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
19 km
20 km
🎓 Higher education
45
38
😀 Quality of life
55
58
🏙️ Population
2.47M
1.43M

The cost of living in Cali is 15% less expensive than in Puebla. Cities ranked 7750th and 7064th ($555 vs $657) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 5th and 43rd in Colombia and Mexico, respectively. Check Colombia vs Mexico comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months in Cali compared to 0.8 months in Puebla. Cali ranked 4th best city to live in Colombia vs Puebla ranked 8th in Mexico, while ranked 5807th and 5528th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cali vs Puebla

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Cali Puebla
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.63
$7.64
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.2
$18.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.83
$7.39
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.96
$1.97
 Cappuccino
$1.73
$3.49
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$0.87
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$261
$290
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$133
$162
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$408
$588
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$268
$360
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.1
$24.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.2
$37.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.7
$24.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.18%
10.85%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$778
$912
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$716
$560
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.55
$0.39
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.6
$23.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.81
$9.74
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.59
$1.08
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.95
$1.15
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.86
$1.32
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
$1.2
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.91
$1.59
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.29
$5.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.75
$4.59
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.31
$6.24
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.78
$2.2
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$1.09
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$0.81
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.81
$1.05
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.81
$1.14
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.73
$1.32
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.48
$0.56
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.2
$1.4
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.3
$14.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.72
$1.54
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.95
$3.25
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.22
$5.74
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.99
$3.02
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.71
$1.13
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.69
$1.22
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$19.8
$30
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.85
$3.68
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$26
$32.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.45
$5.63
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.2
$43.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$70.7
$78
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$119
$162
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4295
$3339

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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 Puebla

Distance City Cost of living
30 km or 18 mi Atlixco
$628
75 km or 47 mi Chalco de Diaz Covarrubias
$646
82 km or 51 mi Cuautla
$562
82 km or 51 mi Chicoloapan de Juarez
$623
86 km or 53 mi Texcoco de Mora
$626
90 km or 56 mi Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl
$622
103 km or 64 mi Jiutepec
$638
106 km or 66 mi Mexico City
$941
107 km or 66 mi Ecatepec de Morelos
$752
108 km or 67 mi Cuernavaca
$661
109 km or 68 mi Tehuacan
$488
116 km or 72 mi Tlalnepantla
$794
117 km or 73 mi Naucalpan
$752
119 km or 74 mi Tultepec
$627
120 km or 74 mi Orizaba
$648
120 km or 74 mi Tultitlan de Mariano Escobedo
$659
122 km or 76 mi Ciudad Lopez Mateos
$855
124 km or 77 mi Cuautitlan Izcalli
$545
124 km or 77 mi Teziutlan
$630
124 km or 77 mi Zumpango
$628
131 km or 81 mi Pachuca
$492
136 km or 85 mi Cordoba
$934
140 km or 87 mi Coatepec
$574
147 km or 91 mi Xalapa
$486
153 km or 95 mi Toluca
$628
156 km or 97 mi Taxco
$629
160 km or 99 mi Iguala
$614
183 km or 114 mi Poza Rica
$716
206 km or 128 mi San Jose Villa de Allende
$625
215 km or 134 mi Chilpancingo
$421
217 km or 135 mi Veracruz
$569
238 km or 148 mi San Juan del Rio
$646
260 km or 162 mi Alvarado
$629
268 km or 167 mi Oaxaca
$615
284 km or 177 mi Queretaro
$736
301 km or 187 mi Acapulco
$655
314 km or 195 mi Santiago Tuxtla
$626
318 km or 197 mi Celaya
$512
320 km or 199 mi Morelia
$599
323 km or 201 mi San Andres Tuxtla
$612