Detroit vs Tijuana - Cost of Living Comparison

Detroit Tijuana
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1910
$913
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4575
$2398
🏠 One person rent
$1143
$410
🏘️ Family rent
$2185
$940
🍽️ Food expenses
$532
$278
🚐 Transport expenses
$106
$149
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3966
$770
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
76
28
😀 Quality of life
87
61
🏙️ Population
639K
1.96M

The cost of living in Detroit is 109% more expensive than in Tijuana. Cities ranked 1771st and 5672nd ($1910 vs $913) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1642nd 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 2.1 months in Detroit compared to 0.8 months in Tijuana. Detroit ranked 39th best city to live in the United States vs Tijuana ranked 3rd in Mexico, while ranked 157th and 5035th among best cities to live in the world.

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Detroit Tijuana
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.1
$9.73
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$54.5
$37
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.05
$5.38
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.26
$1.97
 Cappuccino
$4.49
$3.06
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.96
$0.96
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1253
$547
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$811
$278
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2337
$1147
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1732
$753
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$166
$54.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$253
$84.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$78.1
$23.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.04%
12.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1404
$1553
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$852
$899
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$60.5
$43.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12.2
$17.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.34
$1.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.79
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.3
$1.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.14
$1.15
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.82
$1.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.2
$5.08
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$4.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.9
$9.18
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.46
$1.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$1.14
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.32
$1.02
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.98
$1.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.34
$1.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.77
$0.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$0.49
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.84
$1.48
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.1
$9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.85
$1.16
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.94
$3.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.11
$5.54
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.24
$2.88
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.07
$1.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.58
$1.35
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.9
$36.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$3.65
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$81.5
$44.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.7
$6.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$49.2
$44.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$85.7
$66.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$677
$123
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13420
$3578

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Distance City Cost of living
1.9 km or 1.2 mi Windsor
$1812
7.4 km or 4.6 mi Hamtramck
$1941
14 km or 8.6 mi Dearborn
$1955
15 km or 9.1 mi Lincoln Park
$1940
16 km or 9.8 mi Allen Park
$1947
16 km or 10 mi Ferndale
$1933
17 km or 10 mi Wyandotte
$1839
17 km or 11 mi Eastpointe
$1932
18 km or 11 mi Madison Heights
$1720
18 km or 11 mi Warren
$1476
19 km or 12 mi Oak Park
$1947
19 km or 12 mi Southgate
$1934
19 km or 12 mi Royal Oak
$1944
20 km or 12 mi Dearborn Heights
$1944
21 km or 13 mi Roseville
$1945
21 km or 13 mi Taylor
$1878
21 km or 13 mi Southfield
$1916
22 km or 14 mi St. Clair Shores
$1947
22 km or 14 mi Inkster
$1951
24 km or 15 mi Garden
$2071
26 km or 16 mi Amherstburg
$1696
27 km or 17 mi Birmingham
$1935
28 km or 17 mi Sterling Heights
$1827
28 km or 17 mi Livonia
$1795
29 km or 18 mi Troy
$1720
29 km or 18 mi Westland
$1942
30 km or 19 mi Clinton Township
$1995
31 km or 19 mi Romulus
$1941
32 km or 20 mi Farmington Hills
$1902
37 km or 23 mi Rochester Hills
$1950
39 km or 24 mi Novi
$1610
40 km or 25 mi Pontiac
$1584
42 km or 26 mi Auburn Hills
$1935
54 km or 34 mi Monroe
$1663
58 km or 36 mi Ann Arbor
$2176
71 km or 44 mi Chatham-Kent
$1689
86 km or 54 mi Toledo
$1570
88 km or 54 mi Burton
$1939
88 km or 54 mi Port Huron
$1812
89 km or 55 mi Sarnia
$1635

Cities near Tijuana

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