Cali vs San Antonio - Cost of Living Comparison

Cali San Antonio
🚶 Cost of living one person
$555
$1773
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1391
$4148
🏠 One person rent
$213
$1074
🏘️ Family rent
$370
$1871
🍽️ Food expenses
$190
$437
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$120
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$321
$4769
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
19 km
10 km
🎓 Higher education
45
83
😀 Quality of life
55
92
🏙️ Population
2.47M
1.44M

The cost of living in Cali is 69% less expensive than in San Antonio. Cities ranked 7750th and 2050th ($555 vs $1773) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 5th and 1849th 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 2.7 months in San Antonio. Cali ranked 4th best city to live in Colombia vs San Antonio ranked 6th in the United States, while ranked 5807th and 50th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cali vs San Antonio

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Cali San Antonio
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.63
$12.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.2
$48.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.83
$8.49
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.96
$4.52
 Cappuccino
$1.73
$4.66
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$2.14
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$261
$1042
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$133
$857
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$408
$1690
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$268
$1607
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.1
$120
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.2
$188
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.7
$59.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.18%
5.26%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$778
$2621
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$716
$1483
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.55
$1.49
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.6
$37.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.81
$14.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.59
$1.03
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.95
$0.92
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.86
$1.82
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
$1.83
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.91
$2.42
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.29
$11.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.75
$8.26
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.31
$13.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.78
$3.24
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$1.3
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$2.8
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.81
$2.85
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.81
$1.5
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.73
$2.16
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.48
$0.91
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.2
$1.65
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.3
$14
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.72
$2.76
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.95
$7.58
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.22
$6.97
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.99
$5.3
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.71
$2.77
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.69
$1.35
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$19.8
$40.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.85
$11.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$26
$113
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.45
$15.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.2
$44.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$70.7
$82.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$119
$865
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4295
$12261

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Cities near Cali

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 San Antonio

Distance City Cost of living
27 km or 17 mi Schertz
$1947
30 km or 18 mi Cibolo
$1936
48 km or 30 mi New Braunfels
$1663
54 km or 33 mi Seguin
$1939
74 km or 46 mi San Marcos
$1738
87 km or 54 mi Kyle
$1947
93 km or 58 mi Kerrville
$1749
122 km or 76 mi Austin
$2219
136 km or 85 mi Cedar Park
$1951
140 km or 87 mi Leander
$2230
141 km or 88 mi Pflugerville
$1954
145 km or 90 mi Round Rock
$1912
157 km or 98 mi Georgetown
$1953
161 km or 100 mi Victoria
$1626
197 km or 122 mi Copperas Cove
$1948
200 km or 124 mi Harker Heights
$1940
201 km or 125 mi Killeen
$1468
210 km or 130 mi Eagle Pass
$1943
213 km or 132 mi Piedras Negras
$494
215 km or 134 mi Corpus Christi
$1514
216 km or 134 mi Temple
$1791
221 km or 137 mi Kingsville
$1945
233 km or 145 mi Del Rio
$1509
235 km or 146 mi Laredo
$1679
236 km or 147 mi Ciudad Acuna
$631
237 km or 147 mi Nuevo Laredo
$489
247 km or 153 mi Bryan
$1950
247 km or 154 mi College Station
$1622
261 km or 162 mi Rosenberg
$1946
269 km or 167 mi Waco
$1825
279 km or 174 mi Sugar Land
$1853
286 km or 178 mi Missouri
$1938
293 km or 182 mi San Angelo
$1930
300 km or 186 mi Lake Jackson
$1949
300 km or 187 mi The Woodlands
$1896
303 km or 188 mi Houston
$1955
308 km or 191 mi Spring
$1893
309 km or 192 mi Conroe
$1874
310 km or 193 mi Pearland
$1950
312 km or 194 mi Stephenville
$1998