Caracas vs Oakland - Cost of Living Comparison

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Caracas Oakland
🚶 Cost of living one person
$982
$3185
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2335
$8458
🏠 One person rent
$367
$1952
🏘️ Family rent
$592
$4214
🍽️ Food expenses
$391
$873
🚐 Transport expenses
$128
$160
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$195
$5842
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
10 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
54
97
😀 Quality of life
41
92
🏙️ Population
2.25M
441K

The cost of living in Caracas is 69% less expensive than in Oakland. Cities ranked 5507th and 69th ($982 vs $3185) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 2nd and 54th 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 1.8 months in Oakland. Caracas ranked 1st best city to live in Venezuela vs Oakland ranked 8th in the United States, while ranked 7023rd and 59th among best cities to live in the world.

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Caracas Oakland
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.9
$30.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$46.4
$125
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.4
$15.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
$7
 Cappuccino
$3.02
$5.21
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.32
$2.41
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$347
$2179
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$308
$1701
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$638
$5165
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$508
$3720
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$14.1
$93
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$21.5
$143
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$36.6
$62.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
28.68%
6.48%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$837
$6839
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1222
$6772
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
$3.02
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$29.5
$118
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.2
$22.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.5
$1.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.98
$1.4
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.9
$5.44
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.25
$5.47
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.63
$5.87
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.74
$24.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.34
$17.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.01
$16.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.71
$7.04
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$2.89
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.82
$6.32
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
$5.72
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.95
$4.19
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
$3.57
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.91
$1.78
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.33
$2.75
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.38
$12
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.55
$1.74
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.25
$11.7
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.89
$11.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.72
$5.8
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.3
$4.81
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.61
$1.5
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$59.4
$32.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.29
$17.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$36.7
$166
💇 Haircut, simple
$13.6
$21.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.4
$72.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$93.9
$110
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$83
$2692
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3553
$20607

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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

Cities near Oakland

Distance City Cost of living
4.1 km or 2.5 mi Alameda
$3338
8 km or 5 mi Berkeley
$3109
11 km or 6.5 mi Albany
$2959
12 km or 7.3 mi San Leandro
$2966
14 km or 8.7 mi El Cerrito
$2994
15 km or 9.2 mi San Francisco
$3789
15 km or 9.3 mi Lafayette
$2848
17 km or 11 mi San Lorenzo
$2637
17 km or 11 mi Richmond
$3051
19 km or 12 mi Castro Valley
$2884
20 km or 12 mi San Pablo
$3042
20 km or 12 mi Walnut Creek
$2934
21 km or 13 mi Hayward
$2728
22 km or 14 mi Danville
$2919
22 km or 14 mi South San Francisco
$3153
23 km or 14 mi Daly
$3168
24 km or 15 mi Pleasant Hill
$2776
24 km or 15 mi San Ramon
$2826
24 km or 15 mi Hercules
$2956
25 km or 15 mi San Bruno
$3148
26 km or 16 mi Millbrae
$3206
26 km or 16 mi Burlingame
$3247
26 km or 16 mi Martinez
$2696
28 km or 17 mi Concord
$2848
28 km or 17 mi Foster
$3512
28 km or 17 mi San Mateo
$3587
29 km or 18 mi Pacifica
$3154
29 km or 18 mi Union
$2944
30 km or 19 mi Benicia
$2812
31 km or 19 mi Dublin
$3114
31 km or 19 mi San Rafael
$4140
32 km or 20 mi Belmont
$3701
33 km or 21 mi San Carlos
$3330
34 km or 21 mi Vallejo
$2867
35 km or 22 mi Newark
$3032
35 km or 22 mi Pleasanton
$3617
35 km or 22 mi Redwood
$3359
37 km or 23 mi Fremont
$3197
38 km or 24 mi East Palo Alto
$3175
39 km or 24 mi Menlo Park
$3212