Dallas vs Tijuana - Cost of Living Comparison

Dallas Tijuana
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2268
$913
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5207
$2398
🏠 One person rent
$1388
$410
🏘️ Family rent
$2375
$940
🍽️ Food expenses
$552
$278
🚐 Transport expenses
$173
$149
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5356
$770
😷 Air quality
Good
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
92
28
😀 Quality of life
90
61
🏙️ Population
1.3M
1.96M

The cost of living in Dallas is 148% more expensive than in Tijuana. Cities ranked 271st and 5672nd ($2268 vs $913) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 211th and 4th in the United States and Mexico, respectively. Check the United States vs Mexico comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.4 months in Dallas compared to 0.8 months in Tijuana. Dallas ranked 17th best city to live in the United States vs Tijuana ranked 3rd in Mexico, while ranked 95th and 5035th among best cities to live in the world.

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Dallas Tijuana
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.6
$9.73
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$61.5
$37
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.08
$5.38
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.18
$1.97
 Cappuccino
$4.46
$3.06
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.11
$0.96
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1483
$547
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1142
$278
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2860
$1147
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1961
$753
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$108
$54.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$164
$84.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$70.2
$23.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.68%
12.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3782
$1553
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1848
$899
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.02
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$98.5
$43.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12.3
$17.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.12
$1.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.86
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.79
$1.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.14
$1.15
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.36
$1.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.3
$5.08
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.7
$4.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.6
$9.18
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.25
$1.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.01
$1.14
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.24
$1.02
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.51
$1.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.89
$1.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.88
$0.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.42
$0.49
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$3.17
$1.48
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.9
$9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.25
$1.16
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.54
$3.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.18
$5.54
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.11
$2.88
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.17
$1.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.65
$1.35
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$40.3
$36.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13
$3.65
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$115
$44.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$20.7
$6.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$53.4
$44.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$88.8
$66.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1178
$123
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$15441
$3578

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Distance City Cost of living
8 km or 5 mi University Park
$1935
14 km or 8.5 mi Irving
$1953
18 km or 11 mi Duncanville
$1938
18 km or 11 mi Farmers Branch
$1948
19 km or 12 mi Mesquite
$1961
19 km or 12 mi Balch Springs
$1907
20 km or 12 mi Lancaster
$1936
21 km or 13 mi DeSoto
$1948
21 km or 13 mi Grand Prairie
$1971
22 km or 13 mi Garland
$1977
22 km or 14 mi Richardson
$1950
25 km or 15 mi Carrollton
$1942
25 km or 15 mi Cedar Hill
$1938
27 km or 17 mi Coppell
$1944
28 km or 17 mi Euless
$1944
28 km or 18 mi Rowlett
$1946
30 km or 19 mi Sachse
$1947
30 km or 19 mi Arlington
$1643
31 km or 19 mi Plano
$2066
31 km or 19 mi Grapevine
$2287
32 km or 20 mi Bedford
$1937
32 km or 20 mi Forney
$1951
34 km or 21 mi Colleyville
$1950
34 km or 21 mi Lewisville
$1978
35 km or 22 mi Hurst
$1936
35 km or 22 mi The Colony
$1945
36 km or 22 mi Rockwall
$1763
37 km or 23 mi Southlake
$1941
37 km or 23 mi Mansfield
$1965
37 km or 23 mi Midlothian
$1801
37 km or 23 mi Wylie
$1827
38 km or 23 mi Flower Mound
$1955
38 km or 24 mi Allen
$2132
39 km or 24 mi North Richland Hills
$1938
40 km or 25 mi Frisco
$1945
42 km or 26 mi Waxahachie
$1941
42 km or 26 mi Watauga
$1936
43 km or 27 mi Keller
$1983
43 km or 27 mi Haltom
$1938
44 km or 28 mi Little Elm
$1941

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Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.5 mi Imperial Beach
$1939
11 km or 6.9 mi Chula Vista
$2696
15 km or 9.5 mi Las Delicias
$627
18 km or 11 mi National
$1939
21 km or 13 mi Rosarito Beach
$629
22 km or 14 mi Coronado
$1938
23 km or 15 mi Lemon Grove
$1945
24 km or 15 mi San Diego
$2797
27 km or 17 mi La Mesa
$2115
30 km or 19 mi El Cajon
$2038
38 km or 24 mi Santee
$1938
42 km or 26 mi La Jolla
$1946
48 km or 30 mi Poway
$1943
62 km or 38 mi Encinitas
$3096
66 km or 41 mi Escondido
$2829
69 km or 43 mi San Marcos
$1949
76 km or 47 mi Carlsbad
$2836
77 km or 48 mi Vista
$2327
81 km or 50 mi Oceanside
$2661
84 km or 52 mi Ensenada
$632
96 km or 59 mi Fallbrook
$1973
109 km or 67 mi Temecula
$2943
115 km or 72 mi San Clemente
$2454
117 km or 73 mi Murrieta
$2469
119 km or 74 mi French Valley
$1947
121 km or 75 mi Wildomar
$1942
122 km or 76 mi Dana Point
$1950
123 km or 77 mi San Juan Capistrano
$1946
128 km or 80 mi Laguna Niguel
$2819
128 km or 80 mi Menifee
$2200
131 km or 82 mi Laguna Beach
$1934
131 km or 82 mi Lake Elsinore
$1916
134 km or 83 mi Mission Viejo
$2087
135 km or 84 mi Rancho Santa Margarita
$2491
135 km or 84 mi Laguna Hills
$1934
135 km or 84 mi Hemet
$2225
138 km or 86 mi Aliso Viejo
$1980
138 km or 86 mi Lake Forest
$2334
139 km or 87 mi El Centro
$1725
140 km or 87 mi San Jacinto
$1952