Cost of Living in Cartago, Colombia

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$427
$1064
🛋️ Without rent
$251
$764
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$176
$300
🍽️ Food
$159
$422
🚐 Transport
$29.3
$78.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$309
😀 Quality of life
33
🏙️ Population
135K

The average cost of living in Cartago is $427, which is in the top 6% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 8703rd out of 9294 in our global list and 38th out of 50 in Colombia.

The median after-tax salary is $309, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months. Ranked 7739th (TOP 83%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 22nd best city to live in Colombia. With an estimated population of 135K, Cartago is the 36th largest city in Colombia.

✈️ Closest airport5 kmSanta Ana Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate18.2 µg/m³
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Prices in Cartago

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.14
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$13.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$3.96
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.66
 Cappuccino
$1.15
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.65
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$185
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$123
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$348
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$222
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$22.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$33.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.82%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$838
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$712
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.6
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$29.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.38
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.61
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.65
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.53
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.21
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.59
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.73
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.45
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.13
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.8
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.8
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.33
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.53
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.63
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.07
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.6
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.83
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.97
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.33
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.33
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.15
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$21.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.46
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$22.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.26
👖 Brand Jeans
$66.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$59
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$119
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2765

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