Caracas vs Mesa - Cost of Living Comparison

Caracas Mesa
🚶 Cost of living one person
$916
$2114
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2170
$4905
🏠 One person rent
$358
$1346
🏘️ Family rent
$557
$2565
🍽️ Food expenses
$340
$540
🚐 Transport expenses
$130
$97.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$215
$3279
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
10 km
16 km
🎓 Higher education
55
66
😀 Quality of life
42
86
🏙️ Population
1.94M
504K

The cost of living in Caracas is 57% less expensive than in Mesa. Cities ranked 5665th and 389th ($916 vs $2114) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 303rd 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 1.6 months in Mesa. Caracas ranked 1st best city to live in Venezuela vs Mesa ranked 55th in the United States, while ranked 6863rd and 199th among best cities to live in the world.

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Caracas Mesa
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$10.9
$15.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$37
$70.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.1
$6.99
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.28
$5.05
 Cappuccino
$2.59
$5.1
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.08
$2.68
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$327
$1333
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$290
$1128
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$667
$2315
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$443
$2335
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$16.3
$108
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.1
$164
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$44.3
$69.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
21.92%
5.39%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$865
$13585
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$987
$1661
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.38
$2.01
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.6
$54.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.1
$13.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.5
$1.38
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2
$0.72
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.83
$2.5
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.17
$4.18
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.41
$3.53
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.34
$9.37
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.5
$12.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.7
$11.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.59
$3.7
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.01
$1.76
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$3.49
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.45
$3.56
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$2.64
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.51
$2.22
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$1.28
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.26
$2.05
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.71
$10
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.36
$3.32
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.47
$8.96
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.68
$8.38
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.22
$5.09
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.79
$3.69
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.23
$1.92
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41
$18.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.21
$10.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.2
$108
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.1
$16.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$39.8
$46.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$65.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$63.3
$617
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6329
$7222

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$678
16 km or 9.7 mi Catia La Mar
$774
21 km or 13 mi Los Teques
$771
30 km or 18 mi Charallave
$681
37 km or 23 mi Cua
$702
40 km or 25 mi Santa Lucia
$679
43 km or 27 mi Santa Teresa del Tuy
$756
43 km or 27 mi Guatire
$760
43 km or 27 mi Guarenas
$762
46 km or 29 mi Ocumare del Tuy
$751
53 km or 33 mi La Victoria
$702
67 km or 41 mi Turmero
$614
67 km or 41 mi Cagua
$682
75 km or 47 mi Santa Rita
$690
78 km or 48 mi Maracay
$557
78 km or 49 mi Palo Negro
$636
80 km or 50 mi El Limon
$681
82 km or 51 mi San Juan de los Morros
$680
93 km or 58 mi Altagracia de Orituco
$708
108 km or 67 mi Guacara
$672
115 km or 71 mi Los Guayos
$680
119 km or 74 mi Puerto Cabello
$670
122 km or 76 mi Valencia
$869
135 km or 84 mi Tocuyito
$698
163 km or 101 mi Tinaquillo
$680
176 km or 109 mi Valle de la Pascua
$731
184 km or 114 mi Calabozo
$697
199 km or 124 mi San Felipe
$704
204 km or 127 mi San Carlos
$679
219 km or 136 mi Zaraza
$683
235 km or 146 mi Kralendijk
$1524
245 km or 152 mi Yaritagua
$685
247 km or 154 mi Lecheria
$688
249 km or 155 mi Barcelona
$701
255 km or 159 mi Puerto la Cruz
$749
260 km or 162 mi Cabudare
$628
268 km or 167 mi Barquisimeto
$798
270 km or 167 mi Acarigua
$703
271 km or 168 mi Araure
$696

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Distance City Cost of living
8.2 km or 5.1 mi Gilbert
$1929
10 km or 6.5 mi Tempe
$1892
12 km or 7.7 mi Scottsdale
$2050
12 km or 7.7 mi Chandler
$2602
23 km or 14 mi Fountain Hills
$1944
25 km or 15 mi Queen Creek
$2174
26 km or 16 mi Phoenix
$2374
26 km or 16 mi Apache Junction
$1943
39 km or 24 mi Glendale
$1980
42 km or 26 mi Peoria
$2375
45 km or 28 mi Maricopa
$1985
48 km or 30 mi Avondale
$2170
49 km or 30 mi Goodyear
$1950
51 km or 31 mi El Mirage
$1951
55 km or 34 mi Surprise
$2017
59 km or 37 mi Florence
$1946
59 km or 37 mi Casa Grande
$1954
71 km or 44 mi Buckeye
$1994
132 km or 82 mi Marana
$1941
136 km or 85 mi Oro Valley
$1944
138 km or 86 mi Prescott
$1977
140 km or 87 mi Prescott Valley
$1940
141 km or 88 mi Casas Adobes
$1938
157 km or 98 mi Tucson
$1689
183 km or 114 mi Sahuarita
$1935
199 km or 124 mi Flagstaff
$2255
244 km or 152 mi Nogales
$1809
247 km or 154 mi Nogales
$531
254 km or 158 mi Sierra Vista
$1929
257 km or 160 mi Blythe
$1942
258 km or 160 mi Lake Havasu
$1914
272 km or 169 mi Yuma
$1566
283 km or 176 mi Kingman
$1705
292 km or 182 mi San Luis
$1947
293 km or 182 mi San Luis Rio Colorado
$572
301 km or 187 mi Caborca
$629
316 km or 196 mi Agua Prieta
$630
316 km or 196 mi Bullhead
$1769
348 km or 216 mi Brawley
$1947
349 km or 217 mi Mexicali
$659