Cologne vs Leon - Cost of Living Comparison

Cologne Leon
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1643
$714
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$3959
$1893
🏠 One person rent
$881
$233
🏘️ Family rent
$1574
$479
🍽️ Food expenses
$416
$327
🚐 Transport expenses
$218
$79.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$2585
$632
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
15 km
26 km
🎓 Higher education
91
31
😀 Quality of life
96
42
🏙️ Population
1.07M
1.58M

The cost of living in Cologne is 130% more expensive than in Leon. Cities ranked 2459th and 6582nd ($1643 vs $714) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 10th and 45th in Germany and Mexico, respectively. Check Germany vs Mexico comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Cologne compared to 0.9 months in Leon. Cologne ranked 2nd best city to live in Germany vs Leon ranked 42nd in Mexico, while ranked 13th and 6932nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Cologne vs Leon

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Cologne Leon
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.4
$12.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.3
$25.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.31
$6.18
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.1
$1.53
 Cappuccino
$3.11
$4.34
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.55
$1.28
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$893
$287
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$633
$165
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1628
$525
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1205
$399
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$164
$18.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$253
$29.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$31.8
$25.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
2.26%
11.29%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6134
$529
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4812
$528
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.22
$0.63
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$106
$24.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$22
$8.14
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$2.02
$1.19
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.17
$1.2
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.86
$1.52
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.88
$1.11
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.24
$1.9
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.8
$6.48
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.65
$7.49
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.9
$12
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.7
$2.78
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.66
$1.58
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.17
$1.15
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.4
$1.43
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.92
$1.49
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.38
$1.61
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.41
$0.51
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.79
$1.54
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$6.65
$11.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.84
$1.37
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.8
$3.53
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.1
$5.23
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.13
$3.49
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.56
$1.49
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.74
$1.28
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.6
$32.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.9
$3.85
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$50.2
$28.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.5
$9.56
👖 Brand Jeans
$89.1
$51.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$93.6
$70.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$733
$251
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12429
$4522

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Cities near Cologne

Distance City Cost of living
9.2 km or 5.7 mi Hurth
$1301
10 km or 6.4 mi Leverkusen
$1665
10 km or 6.4 mi Frechen
$1299
13 km or 7.9 mi Bruhl
$1249
13 km or 7.9 mi Pulheim
$1303
14 km or 8.4 mi Wesseling
$1298
14 km or 8.5 mi Bergisch Gladbach
$1259
15 km or 9.3 mi Niederkassel
$1303
16 km or 10 mi Rosrath
$1298
18 km or 11 mi Monheim am Rhein
$1304
19 km or 12 mi Dormagen
$1304
19 km or 12 mi Erftstadt
$1299
19 km or 12 mi Langenfeld
$1299
20 km or 12 mi Troisdorf
$1305
20 km or 12 mi Leichlingen
$1299
20 km or 12 mi Kerpen
$1297
21 km or 13 mi Bornheim
$1301
21 km or 13 mi Lohmar
$1300
22 km or 14 mi Bergheim
$1214
23 km or 15 mi Siegburg
$1300
24 km or 15 mi Overath
$1301
25 km or 16 mi Sankt Augustin
$1299
25 km or 16 mi Bonn
$1517
26 km or 16 mi Hilden
$1299
26 km or 16 mi Solingen
$1177
27 km or 17 mi Elsdorf
$1301
28 km or 17 mi Wermelskirchen
$1298
28 km or 17 mi Haan
$1299
28 km or 18 mi Bedburg
$1301
29 km or 18 mi Hennef
$1303
31 km or 19 mi Grevenbroich
$1303
31 km or 19 mi Remscheid
$1184
31 km or 20 mi Erkrath
$1305
33 km or 20 mi Konigswinter
$1300
34 km or 21 mi Euskirchen
$1303
34 km or 21 mi Neuss
$1332
34 km or 21 mi Mettmann
$1300
35 km or 21 mi Zulpich
$1303
35 km or 21 mi Meckenheim
$1302
35 km or 22 mi Dusseldorf
$1632

Cities near Leon

Distance City Cost of living
22 km or 13 mi San Francisco del Rincon
$690
33 km or 20 mi Silao
$691
37 km or 23 mi Lagos de Moreno
$696
45 km or 28 mi Guanajuato
$801
60 km or 38 mi Irapuato
$574
79 km or 49 mi Salamanca
$508
100 km or 62 mi San Miguel de Allende
$1087
103 km or 64 mi Cortazar
$692
106 km or 66 mi Aguascalientes
$614
111 km or 69 mi Celaya
$622
116 km or 72 mi Yuriria
$690
131 km or 81 mi La Barca
$690
136 km or 84 mi San Luis Potosi
$813
141 km or 88 mi Zamora
$701
145 km or 90 mi Zacapu
$706
147 km or 91 mi Queretaro
$796
166 km or 103 mi Morelia
$645
176 km or 110 mi Rioverde
$493
178 km or 110 mi Tlaquepaque
$673
180 km or 112 mi Guadalajara
$892
183 km or 114 mi Zapopan
$884
193 km or 120 mi Uruapan
$617
193 km or 120 mi San Juan del Rio
$710
206 km or 128 mi Zacatecas
$540
236 km or 147 mi Apatzingan
$690
243 km or 151 mi Ciudad Guzman
$690
251 km or 156 mi San Jose Villa de Allende
$690
259 km or 161 mi Fresnillo
$490
292 km or 181 mi Ciudad Valles
$700
293 km or 182 mi Toluca
$676
299 km or 186 mi Colima
$547
305 km or 189 mi Cuautitlan Izcalli
$640
307 km or 190 mi Zumpango
$694
307 km or 191 mi Ciudad Lopez Mateos
$922
309 km or 192 mi Tultitlan de Mariano Escobedo
$726
310 km or 193 mi Tultepec
$692
313 km or 195 mi Tlalnepantla
$790
314 km or 195 mi Naucalpan
$803
318 km or 197 mi Autlan
$692
322 km or 200 mi Ecatepec de Morelos
$814