Caracas vs Oakland - Cost of Living Comparison

Caracas Oakland
🚶 Cost of living one person
$916
$3240
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2170
$6758
🏠 One person rent
$358
$2214
🏘️ Family rent
$557
$3228
🍽️ Food expenses
$340
$691
🚐 Transport expenses
$130
$140
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$215
$7098
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
10 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
55
97
😀 Quality of life
42
92
🏙️ Population
1.94M
391K

The cost of living in Caracas is 72% less expensive than in Oakland. Cities ranked 5665th and 13th ($916 vs $3240) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 9th 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 2.2 months in Oakland. Caracas ranked 1st best city to live in Venezuela vs Oakland ranked 7th in the United States, while ranked 6863rd and 55th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Caracas vs Oakland

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Caracas Oakland
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$10.9
$16.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$37
$95.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.1
$8.97
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.28
$6.98
 Cappuccino
$2.59
$4.72
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.08
$2.3
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$327
$2064
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$290
$1947
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$667
$4615
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$443
$2451
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$16.3
$182
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.1
$283
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$44.3
$60.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
21.92%
5.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$865
$8157
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$987
$6115
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.38
$2.74
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.6
$95.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.1
$22.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.5
$1.63
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2
$1.17
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.83
$3.97
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.17
$5.11
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.41
$5.28
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.34
$18.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.5
$14.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.7
$18.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.59
$5.76
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.01
$2.37
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$3.72
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.45
$6.02
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$3.65
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.51
$3.56
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$1.45
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.26
$2.58
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.71
$12.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.36
$4.03
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.47
$11.4
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.68
$10.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.22
$5.01
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.79
$4.92
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.23
$2.22
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41
$76.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.21
$13.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.2
$166
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.1
$24.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$39.8
$54.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$97
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$63.3
$1950
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6329
$22763

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Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.9 mi La Guaira
$700
12 km or 7.3 mi Maiquetia
$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
4.1 km or 2.5 mi Alameda
$3038
8 km or 5 mi Berkeley
$2751
11 km or 6.5 mi Albany
$1949
12 km or 7.3 mi San Leandro
$2188
14 km or 8.7 mi El Cerrito
$1939
15 km or 9.2 mi San Francisco
$3415
15 km or 9.3 mi Lafayette
$1933
17 km or 11 mi San Lorenzo
$1813
17 km or 11 mi Richmond
$1948
19 km or 12 mi Castro Valley
$2595
20 km or 12 mi San Pablo
$1938
20 km or 12 mi Walnut Creek
$2869
21 km or 13 mi Hayward
$2691
22 km or 14 mi Danville
$2146
22 km or 14 mi South San Francisco
$1954
23 km or 14 mi Daly
$1938
24 km or 15 mi Pleasant Hill
$1850
24 km or 15 mi San Ramon
$2142
24 km or 15 mi Hercules
$1937
25 km or 15 mi San Bruno
$1935
26 km or 16 mi Millbrae
$1951
26 km or 16 mi Burlingame
$1941
26 km or 16 mi Martinez
$2202
28 km or 17 mi Concord
$2695
28 km or 17 mi Foster
$2122
28 km or 17 mi San Mateo
$3397
29 km or 18 mi Pacifica
$1944
29 km or 18 mi Union
$1945
30 km or 19 mi Benicia
$1937
31 km or 19 mi Dublin
$1943
31 km or 19 mi San Rafael
$2631
32 km or 20 mi Belmont
$2736
33 km or 21 mi San Carlos
$1935
34 km or 21 mi Vallejo
$2763
35 km or 22 mi Newark
$1951
35 km or 22 mi Pleasanton
$3108
35 km or 22 mi Redwood
$3431
37 km or 23 mi Fremont
$2940
38 km or 24 mi East Palo Alto
$1946
39 km or 24 mi Menlo Park
$1942