Cost of Living in Santiago de los Caballeros

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Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$819
$1938
🛋️ Without rent
$498
$1461
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$321
$477
🍽️ Food
$278
$723
🚐 Transport
$136
$380
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$456
😀 Quality of life
36
🏙️ Population
1.34M

The average cost of living in Santiago de los Caballeros is $819, which is in the top 33% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6242nd out of 9294 in our global list and 10th out of 25 in the Dominican Republic.

The median after-tax salary is $456, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months. Ranked 7625th (TOP 82%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 4th best city to live in the Dominican Republic. With an estimated population of 1.34M, Santiago de los Caballeros is the 1st largest city in the Dominican Republic.

✈️ Closest airport 11 km Cibao International Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 4.7 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 3884 Pontifical Catholic University Madre y Maestra
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Prices in Santiago de los Caballeros

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.56
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$17.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.98
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.26
 Cappuccino
$2.24
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.58
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$362
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$217
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$625
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$317
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$41.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$63.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$34
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
15.59%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1072
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$711
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.62
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$34
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.35
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.08
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.25
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.47
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.96
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.59
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.3
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.9
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.14
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.19
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.9
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.46
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.23
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.33
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.19
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.35
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.24
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.14
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.73
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$31.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$7.92
👖 Brand Jeans
$63.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$266
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2036

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