Caracas vs Philadelphia - Cost of Living Comparison

Caracas Philadelphia
🚶 Cost of living one person
$916
$2361
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2170
$5659
🏠 One person rent
$358
$1382
🏘️ Family rent
$557
$2582
🍽️ Food expenses
$340
$587
🚐 Transport expenses
$130
$259
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$215
$5157
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
10 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
55
100
😀 Quality of life
42
91
🏙️ Population
1.94M
1.58M

The cost of living in Caracas is 61% less expensive than in Philadelphia. Cities ranked 5665th and 215th ($916 vs $2361) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 3rd and 166th 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 Philadelphia. Caracas ranked 1st best city to live in Venezuela vs Philadelphia ranked 10th in the United States, while ranked 6863rd and 70th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Caracas vs Philadelphia

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Caracas Philadelphia
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$10.9
$16.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$37
$59.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.1
$8
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.28
$5.51
 Cappuccino
$2.59
$4.5
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.08
$2.06
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$327
$1637
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$290
$1117
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$667
$3227
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$443
$2156
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$16.3
$94.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.1
$145
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$44.3
$66.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
21.92%
5%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$865
$6389
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$987
$2174
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.38
$2.52
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$28.6
$95.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.1
$30.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.5
$1.33
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$2
$1.17
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.83
$3.47
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.17
$4.17
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.41
$2.92
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.34
$13
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.5
$12.2
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.7
$15.8
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.59
$5.09
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.01
$1.47
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$4.64
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.45
$5.34
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$3.55
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.51
$2.72
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.81
$1.09
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.26
$2.69
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.71
$15
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.36
$4.74
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.47
$10.7
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.68
$9.31
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.22
$6
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.79
$4.02
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.23
$1.96
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$41
$44.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.21
$13.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$35.2
$64.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$12.1
$25.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$39.8
$46.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.3
$80.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$63.3
$1172
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$6329
$15017

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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
5.2 km or 3.2 mi Camden
$2249
9.2 km or 5.7 mi Pennsauken Township
$1939
12 km or 7.1 mi Cherry Hill
$2051
12 km or 7.7 mi West Deptford Township
$1951
16 km or 9.9 mi Fox Chase
$1936
16 km or 9.9 mi Deptford Township
$1950
19 km or 12 mi Moorestown
$1948
21 km or 13 mi Gloucester Township
$1949
21 km or 13 mi Chester
$1943
22 km or 14 mi Mount Laurel
$1930
25 km or 15 mi Evesham Township
$1942
25 km or 16 mi Willingboro Township
$1945
31 km or 19 mi Medford
$1935
35 km or 22 mi Levittown
$1952
35 km or 22 mi Winslow Township
$1941
36 km or 23 mi Monroe Township
$1950
38 km or 23 mi West Chester
$2655
40 km or 25 mi Wilmington
$1767
46 km or 28 mi Trenton
$1748
46 km or 29 mi Ewing Township
$1942
50 km or 31 mi Hamilton Township
$1944
52 km or 32 mi Pottstown
$1944
54 km or 33 mi Lawrence Township
$1940
56 km or 35 mi Vineland
$1938
58 km or 36 mi Newark
$1870
59 km or 36 mi Bridgeton
$1942
62 km or 38 mi Princeton
$2664
63 km or 39 mi Millville
$1943
64 km or 39 mi East Windsor Township
$1951
65 km or 40 mi Plainsboro Township
$1946
67 km or 42 mi Montgomery Township
$1934
67 km or 42 mi Manchester Township
$1900
71 km or 44 mi Jackson Township
$2022
72 km or 45 mi South Brunswick
$1939
77 km or 48 mi Allentown
$2169
77 km or 48 mi Bethlehem
$2049
77 km or 48 mi Hillsborough Township
$1941
78 km or 48 mi Reading
$1863
78 km or 49 mi Barnegat Township
$1962
79 km or 49 mi Manalapan Township
$2088