Caracas vs El Paso - Cost of Living Comparison

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Caracas El Paso
🚶 Cost of living one person
$982
$1612
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2335
$4008
🏠 One person rent
$367
$872
🏘️ Family rent
$592
$1575
🍽️ Food expenses
$391
$531
🚐 Transport expenses
$128
$92.7
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$195
$4141
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
10 km
12 km
🎓 Higher education
54
35
😀 Quality of life
41
67
🏙️ Population
2.25M
679K

The cost of living in Caracas is 39% less expensive than in El Paso. Cities ranked 5507th and 3006th ($982 vs $1612) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 2083rd in Venezuela and the United States, respectively. Check Venezuela vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.2 months in Caracas compared to 2.6 months in El Paso. Caracas ranked 1st best city to live in Venezuela vs El Paso ranked 1377th in the United States, while ranked 7023rd and 3827th among best cities to live in the world.

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Caracas El Paso
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.9
$12.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$46.4
$51.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.4
$10
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$3.87
 Cappuccino
$3.02
$4.57
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.32
$2.42
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$347
$804
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$308
$646
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$638
$1365
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$508
$1296
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$14.1
$133
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$21.5
$203
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$36.6
$61.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
28.68%
6.38%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$837
$11412
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1222
$1604
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
$1.49
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$29.5
$38.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.2
$15.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.5
$0.83
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.98
$0.85
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.9
$3.42
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.25
$3.76
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.63
$3.6
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.74
$9.04
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.34
$10.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.01
$14.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.71
$4.69
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$1.38
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$7.68
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
$3.94
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.95
$1.5
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$3.22
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.91
$1.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.33
$2.2
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.38
$9.11
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.55
$2.12
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.25
$7.31
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.89
$8.06
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.72
$6.99
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.3
$5.82
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.61
$1.96
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$59.4
$33.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.29
$12.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$36.7
$63.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.6
$21.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.4
$35.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$93.9
$69.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$83
$742
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3553
$23590

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Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.9 mi La Guaira
$860
12 km or 7.3 mi Maiquetia
$846
16 km or 9.7 mi Catia La Mar
$887
21 km or 13 mi Los Teques
$844
30 km or 18 mi Charallave
$814
37 km or 23 mi Cua
$814
40 km or 25 mi Santa Lucia
$806
43 km or 27 mi Santa Teresa del Tuy
$843
43 km or 27 mi Guatire
$817
43 km or 27 mi Guarenas
$824
46 km or 29 mi Ocumare del Tuy
$799
53 km or 33 mi La Victoria
$719
67 km or 41 mi Turmero
$717
67 km or 41 mi Cagua
$691
75 km or 47 mi Santa Rita
$637
78 km or 48 mi Maracay
$580
78 km or 49 mi Palo Negro
$645
80 km or 50 mi El Limon
$611
82 km or 51 mi San Juan de los Morros
$707
93 km or 58 mi Altagracia de Orituco
$763
108 km or 67 mi Guacara
$735
115 km or 71 mi Los Guayos
$708
119 km or 74 mi Puerto Cabello
$720
122 km or 76 mi Valencia
$794
135 km or 84 mi Tocuyito
$717
163 km or 101 mi Tinaquillo
$700
176 km or 109 mi Valle de la Pascua
$749
184 km or 114 mi Calabozo
$716
199 km or 124 mi San Felipe
$703
204 km or 127 mi San Carlos
$689
219 km or 136 mi Zaraza
$704
235 km or 146 mi Kralendijk
$1786
245 km or 152 mi Yaritagua
$666
247 km or 154 mi Lecheria
$760
249 km or 155 mi Barcelona
$718
255 km or 159 mi Puerto la Cruz
$724
260 km or 162 mi Cabudare
$655
268 km or 167 mi Barquisimeto
$711
270 km or 167 mi Acarigua
$684
271 km or 168 mi Araure
$687

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Distance City Cost of living
2.2 km or 1.4 mi Ciudad Juarez
$1100
24 km or 15 mi Socorro
$1698
68 km or 42 mi Las Cruces
$1588
136 km or 85 mi Alamogordo
$1708
202 km or 125 mi Nuevo Casas Grandes
$916
224 km or 139 mi Carlsbad
$1817
258 km or 160 mi Roswell
$1845
294 km or 183 mi Agua Prieta
$874
332 km or 206 mi Hobbs
$1821
349 km or 217 mi Chihuahua
$991
359 km or 223 mi Sierra Vista
$1769
374 km or 232 mi Albuquerque
$2334
375 km or 233 mi Ciudad Cuauhtemoc
$924
387 km or 240 mi Rio Rancho
$2251
390 km or 242 mi Odessa
$2209
408 km or 254 mi Delicias
$906
415 km or 258 mi Midland
$1698
422 km or 262 mi Tucson
$2065
424 km or 264 mi Nogales
$2043
425 km or 264 mi Sahuarita
$2086
425 km or 264 mi Clovis
$1629
425 km or 264 mi Nogales
$871
429 km or 267 mi Oro Valley
$2100
431 km or 268 mi Casas Adobes
$2079
437 km or 272 mi Santa Fe
$1822
442 km or 275 mi Marana
$2115
467 km or 290 mi Gallup
$2104
473 km or 294 mi Espanola
$2036
476 km or 296 mi Lubbock
$1717
476 km or 296 mi Big Spring
$1941
481 km or 299 mi Florence
$2331
508 km or 316 mi Apache Junction
$2345
509 km or 317 mi Casa Grande
$2354
511 km or 317 mi Queen Creek
$2382
521 km or 323 mi Plainview
$1861
522 km or 324 mi Hermosillo
$912
522 km or 324 mi Taos
$2332
527 km or 328 mi Gilbert
$2379
530 km or 330 mi Chandler
$2432
532 km or 330 mi Fountain Hills
$2353