Cali vs Tucson - Cost of Living Comparison

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Cali Tucson
🚶 Cost of living one person
$706
$2065
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1835
$4782
🏠 One person rent
$259
$1236
🏘️ Family rent
$455
$2102
🍽️ Food expenses
$257
$609
🚐 Transport expenses
$116
$77.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$446
$4094
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
19 km
7 km
🎓 Higher education
45
33
😀 Quality of life
52
80
🏙️ Population
2.47M
543K

The cost of living in Cali is 66% less expensive than in Tucson. Cities ranked 6788th and 1638th ($706 vs $2065) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 11th and 1454th 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 months in Tucson. Cali ranked 3rd best city to live in Colombia vs Tucson ranked 83rd in the United States, while ranked 6105th and 404th among best cities to live in the world.

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Cali Tucson
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.68
$20.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$26.6
$60.6
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.64
$10.6
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.26
$5.86
 Cappuccino
$1.95
$5.26
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.85
$2.84
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$247
$1117
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$180
$955
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$480
$2163
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$338
$1657
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$43
$173
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$66
$269
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$22.7
$74.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.62%
6.37%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1156
$2470
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1105
$2452
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.69
$1.4
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$26
$26.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14.1
$14.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.9
$1.05
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$0.92
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.41
$2.83
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
$4.23
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.45
$4.1
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.24
$12.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.56
$12.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.6
$18.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.51
$4
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.83
$1.47
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.13
$3.77
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.26
$3.85
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
$3.05
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.19
$2.56
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.55
$1.58
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.75
$2.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.51
$16.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.01
$2.1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.4
$9.4
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.1
$9.41
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.04
$3.99
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.09
$3.38
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.5
$1.71
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$19.8
$49.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.46
$11.7
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$22.1
$93.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.46
$16.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$50.8
$58.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$94.1
$96.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$292
$1059
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6411
$15513

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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 Tucson

Distance City Cost of living
16 km or 9.9 mi Casas Adobes
$2079
23 km or 14 mi Oro Valley
$2100
26 km or 16 mi Marana
$2115
33 km or 20 mi Sahuarita
$2086
97 km or 60 mi Nogales
$2043
97 km or 60 mi Sierra Vista
$1769
100 km or 62 mi Nogales
$871
101 km or 62 mi Florence
$2331
106 km or 66 mi Casa Grande
$2354
133 km or 83 mi Queen Creek
$2382
140 km or 87 mi Maricopa
$2412
145 km or 90 mi Apache Junction
$2345
148 km or 92 mi Chandler
$2432
149 km or 93 mi Gilbert
$2379
157 km or 98 mi Mesa
$2424
164 km or 102 mi Agua Prieta
$874
164 km or 102 mi Tempe
$2383
169 km or 105 mi Scottsdale
$2458
171 km or 106 mi Fountain Hills
$2353
181 km or 112 mi Phoenix
$2388
189 km or 118 mi Avondale
$2504
190 km or 118 mi Goodyear
$2462
193 km or 120 mi Glendale
$2373
195 km or 121 mi Peoria
$2409
201 km or 125 mi Buckeye
$2375
202 km or 126 mi El Mirage
$2329
204 km or 126 mi Caborca
$858
206 km or 128 mi Surprise
$2345
295 km or 183 mi Prescott Valley
$2245
295 km or 183 mi Prescott
$2271
337 km or 210 mi Flagstaff
$2043
347 km or 216 mi Hermosillo
$912
350 km or 217 mi Nuevo Casas Grandes
$916
350 km or 217 mi Yuma
$1823
361 km or 225 mi San Luis Rio Colorado
$937
362 km or 225 mi San Luis
$1931
376 km or 233 mi Blythe
$2703
391 km or 243 mi Las Cruces
$1588
403 km or 250 mi Lake Havasu
$2135
419 km or 260 mi Gallup
$2104