Cost of Living in Monteria

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$486
$1235
🛋️ Without rent
$302
$962
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$183
$273
🍽️ Food
$187
$514
🚐 Transport
$63.6
$178
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$297
😀 Quality of life
34
🏙️ Population
505K

The average cost of living in Monteria is $486, which is in the top 9% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 8442nd out of 9294 in our global list and 8th out of 50 in Colombia.

The median after-tax salary is $297, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months. Ranked 8058th (TOP 87%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 30th best city to live in Colombia. With an estimated population of 505K, Monteria is the 14th largest city in Colombia.

✈️ Closest airport 10 km Los Garzones Airport
😷 Air quality Good 11.6 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 5136 University of Cordoba, Colombia
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Prices in Monteria

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$2.68
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$14.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.69
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.17
 Cappuccino
$1.38
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.6
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$170
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$116
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$300
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$169
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$39.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$60.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$17.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.81%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1458
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$664
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.55
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$23
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.56
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.71
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.73
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.64
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.15
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.96
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.74
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.98
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.83
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.89
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.37
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.84
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.67
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.37
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.39
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.34
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.8
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.9
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$16.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$3.48
👖 Brand Jeans
$41.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$245
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4334

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