Ecatepec de Morelos vs Tijuana - Cost of Living Comparison

Ecatepec de Morelos Tijuana
🚶 Cost of living one person
$752
$913
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1341
$2398
🏠 One person rent
$424
$410
🏘️ Family rent
$362
$940
🍽️ Food expenses
$214
$278
🚐 Transport expenses
$65.4
$149
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$630
$770
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
17 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
87
28
😀 Quality of life
53
61
🏙️ Population
1.93M
1.96M

The cost of living in Ecatepec de Morelos is 18% less expensive than in Tijuana. Cities ranked 6242nd and 5672nd ($752 vs $913) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 19th and 4th in Mexico.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Ecatepec de Morelos compared to 0.8 months in Tijuana. Ranked 14th vs 3rd best cities to live in Mexico, and 5963rd vs 5035th among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Ecatepec de Morelos vs Tijuana

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Ecatepec de Morelos Tijuana
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.19
$9.73
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$10.1
$37
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.69
$5.38
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.03
$1.97
 Cappuccino
$3.34
$3.06
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.8
$0.96
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$559
$547
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$330
$278
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$453
$1147
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$260
$753
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$27.3
$54.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$42.4
$84.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$21
$23.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.48%
12.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1367
$1553
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$917
$899
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.51
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.9
$43.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.97
$17.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.88
$1.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.96
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.97
$1.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
$1.15
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.04
$1.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.98
$5.08
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.66
$4.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.14
$9.18
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.59
$1.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.04
$1.14
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$1.02
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
$1.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
$1.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
$0.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.51
$0.49
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.31
$1.48
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9.06
$9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.32
$1.16
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.39
$3.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.71
$5.54
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.99
$2.88
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.3
$1.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.32
$1.35
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.5
$36.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.98
$3.65
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$12.1
$44.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.85
$6.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$38.3
$44.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$54.6
$66.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$191
$123
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3900
$3578

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$855
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$941
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$628
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$622
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$752
26 km or 16 mi Chicoloapan de Juarez
$623
41 km or 25 mi Chalco de Diaz Covarrubias
$646
67 km or 41 mi Pachuca
$492
72 km or 45 mi Toluca
$628
78 km or 49 mi Cuernavaca
$661
81 km or 50 mi Jiutepec
$638
88 km or 55 mi Cuautla
$562
100 km or 62 mi Atlixco
$628
107 km or 66 mi Puebla
$657
118 km or 73 mi San Jose Villa de Allende
$625
130 km or 81 mi Taxco
$629
132 km or 82 mi San Juan del Rio
$646
149 km or 92 mi Iguala
$614
178 km or 110 mi Queretaro
$736
178 km or 111 mi Teziutlan
$630
197 km or 122 mi Poza Rica
$716
211 km or 131 mi Celaya
$512
215 km or 134 mi Tehuacan
$488
220 km or 137 mi Coatepec
$574
221 km or 137 mi Orizaba
$648
222 km or 138 mi Cortazar
$627
224 km or 139 mi Xalapa
$486
225 km or 140 mi Morelia
$599
228 km or 141 mi Yuriria
$629
229 km or 143 mi San Miguel de Allende
$827
233 km or 145 mi Chilpancingo
$421
236 km or 146 mi Cordoba
$934
249 km or 155 mi Salamanca
$472
265 km or 165 mi Ciudad Valles
$633
268 km or 166 mi Irapuato
$526

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$1939
11 km or 6.9 mi Chula Vista
$2696
15 km or 9.5 mi Las Delicias
$627
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$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