Cost of Living in Jalapa

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$801
$1777
🛋️ Without rent
$389
$1185
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$412
$592
🍽️ Food
$279
$738
🚐 Transport
$29.3
$82.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$390
😀 Quality of life
32
🏙️ Population
122K

The average cost of living in Jalapa is $801, which is in the top 35% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6063rd out of 9294 in our global list and 3rd out of 10 in Guatemala.

The median after-tax salary is $390, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months. Ranked 8291st (TOP 89%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 4th best city to live in Guatemala. With an estimated population of 122K, Jalapa is the 7th largest city in Guatemala.

✈️ Closest airport 58 km La Aurora Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 18.9 µg/m³
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Prices in Jalapa

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.47
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$19.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.36
 Cappuccino
$2.58
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.73
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$349
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$289
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$535
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$445
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$33.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$51.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$77.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.3%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$841
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$620
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.41
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$18.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.73
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.48
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.64
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.26
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.76
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.77
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.05
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.69
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.87
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.79
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.07
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.57
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.92
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.7
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.98
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.09
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.9
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$7.05
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.23
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.3
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.89
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$47.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$5.79
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$26.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.64
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$90
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$232
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5344

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