Cali vs Tucson - Cost of Living Comparison

Cali Tucson
🚶 Cost of living one person
$555
$1689
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1391
$3794
🏠 One person rent
$213
$979
🏘️ Family rent
$370
$1482
🍽️ Food expenses
$190
$476
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$105
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$321
$3162
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
19 km
7 km
🎓 Higher education
45
33
😀 Quality of life
55
79
🏙️ Population
2.47M
543K

The cost of living in Cali is 67% less expensive than in Tucson. Cities ranked 7750th and 2227th ($555 vs $1689) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 5th and 1912th 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 1.9 months in Tucson. Cali ranked 4th best city to live in Colombia vs Tucson ranked 85th in the United States, while ranked 5807th and 374th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cali vs Tucson

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Cali Tucson
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$3.63
$12.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.2
$45
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.83
$9.45
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.96
$5.36
 Cappuccino
$1.73
$5.01
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
$2.27
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$261
$1069
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$133
$720
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$408
$1548
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$268
$1138
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$35.1
$132
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.2
$205
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$19.7
$57.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.18%
5.5%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$778
$2986
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$716
$1390
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.55
$1.76
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$31.6
$60.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$7.81
$14.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.59
$1.2
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.95
$0.78
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.86
$2.39
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.72
$2.37
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.91
$3.02
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.29
$11.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.75
$8.49
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.31
$14.6
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.78
$3.48
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.55
$1.39
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$3.8
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.81
$3.45
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.81
$1.98
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.73
$2.02
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.48
$1.19
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.2
$2.15
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.3
$14
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.72
$2.72
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.95
$9.02
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.22
$9.27
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.99
$3.98
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.71
$3.32
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.69
$1.71
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$19.8
$26.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.85
$11.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$26
$92.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.45
$16.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$52.2
$43.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$70.7
$85.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$119
$963
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4295
$12477

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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 Tucson

Distance City Cost of living
16 km or 9.9 mi Casas Adobes
$1938
23 km or 14 mi Oro Valley
$1944
26 km or 16 mi Marana
$1941
33 km or 20 mi Sahuarita
$1935
97 km or 60 mi Nogales
$1809
97 km or 60 mi Sierra Vista
$1929
100 km or 62 mi Nogales
$531
101 km or 62 mi Florence
$1946
106 km or 66 mi Casa Grande
$1954
133 km or 83 mi Queen Creek
$2174
140 km or 87 mi Maricopa
$1985
145 km or 90 mi Apache Junction
$1943
148 km or 92 mi Chandler
$2602
149 km or 93 mi Gilbert
$1929
157 km or 98 mi Mesa
$2114
164 km or 102 mi Agua Prieta
$630
164 km or 102 mi Tempe
$1892
169 km or 105 mi Scottsdale
$2050
171 km or 106 mi Fountain Hills
$1944
181 km or 112 mi Phoenix
$2374
189 km or 118 mi Avondale
$2170
190 km or 118 mi Goodyear
$1950
193 km or 120 mi Glendale
$1980
195 km or 121 mi Peoria
$2375
201 km or 125 mi Buckeye
$1994
202 km or 126 mi El Mirage
$1951
204 km or 126 mi Caborca
$629
206 km or 128 mi Surprise
$2017
295 km or 183 mi Prescott Valley
$1940
295 km or 183 mi Prescott
$1977
337 km or 210 mi Flagstaff
$2255
347 km or 216 mi Hermosillo
$730
350 km or 217 mi Nuevo Casas Grandes
$520
350 km or 217 mi Yuma
$1566
361 km or 225 mi San Luis Rio Colorado
$572
362 km or 225 mi San Luis
$1947
376 km or 233 mi Blythe
$1942
391 km or 243 mi Las Cruces
$1280
403 km or 250 mi Lake Havasu
$1914
419 km or 260 mi Gallup
$1936