Manaus vs San Jose, United States - Cost of Living Comparison

Manaus San Jose
🚶 Cost of living one person
$845
$3115
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2040
$6604
🏠 One person rent
$401
$2106
🏘️ Family rent
$690
$3095
🍽️ Food expenses
$249
$662
🚐 Transport expenses
$109
$181
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$415
$6973
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
6 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
23
87
😀 Quality of life
55
92
🏙️ Population
2.26M
1.01M

The cost of living in Manaus is 73% less expensive than in San Jose, United States. Cities ranked 6205th and 61st ($845 vs $3115) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 9th and 46th in Brazil and the United States, respectively. Check Brazil vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months in Manaus compared to 2.2 months in San Jose, United States. Manaus ranked 15th best city to live in Brazil vs San Jose, United States ranked 11th in the United States, while ranked 5895th and 80th among best cities to live in the world.

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Manaus San Jose
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.51
$17.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$20
$77.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.36
$11.7
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.57
$7.5
 Cappuccino
$2.63
$5.68
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.97
$2.63
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$448
$2254
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$257
$1822
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$780
$3907
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$478
$2546
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$87.7
$122
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$134
$202
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$18.3
$75.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
9.08%
6.22%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1542
$14756
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$899
$10722
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.94
$2.49
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$40.2
$98.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.16
$18.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.31
$1.33
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.39
$1.26
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.33
$4.44
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$4.33
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.12
$5.54
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.75
$14.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.87
$13.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.31
$16.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.11
$5.16
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
$1.66
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
$3.49
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.92
$4.99
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.45
$2.95
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.34
$3.35
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.46
$1.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.89
$2.38
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.89
$16.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.47
$2.22
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.69
$9.91
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.79
$10.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.05
$6.99
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.03
$3.98
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$0.91
$2.43
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$20.5
$62.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$6.53
$15.3
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$37.1
$110
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.82
$23.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.2
$51.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$85.7
$97.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$379
$2061
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3771
$26990

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Cities near Manaus

Distance City Cost of living
71 km or 44 mi Manacapuru
$737
175 km or 109 mi Itacoatiara
$724
257 km or 160 mi Maues
$721
364 km or 226 mi Coari
$740
368 km or 229 mi Parintins
$730
466 km or 290 mi Itaituba
$740
484 km or 301 mi Oriximina
$748
522 km or 324 mi Tefe
$611
594 km or 369 mi Santarem
$624
662 km or 412 mi Boa Vista
$713
762 km or 474 mi Porto Velho
$714
828 km or 515 mi Ariquemes
$670
867 km or 539 mi Altamira
$611
892 km or 554 mi Ji-Parana
$668
979 km or 608 mi Rolim de Moura
$668
1030 km or 640 mi Linden
$880
1040 km or 646 mi Santana
$524
1054 km or 655 mi Macapa
$536
1059 km or 658 mi Nieuw Nickerie
$891
1071 km or 666 mi Breves
$599
1072 km or 666 mi Vilhena
$610
1076 km or 669 mi New Amsterdam
$859
1094 km or 680 mi Sinop
$749
1108 km or 689 mi Tabatinga
$610
1118 km or 695 mi Georgetown
$850
1133 km or 704 mi Paramaribo
$921
1151 km or 715 mi Tucurui
$628
1151 km or 715 mi Rio Branco
$750
1165 km or 724 mi Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni
$1321
1172 km or 729 mi Cameta
$613
1231 km or 765 mi Kourou
$1480
1235 km or 767 mi Maraba
$670
1236 km or 768 mi Cayenne
$1629
1246 km or 774 mi Abaetetuba
$580
1264 km or 785 mi Upata
$788
1290 km or 801 mi Puerto Ayacucho
$693
1292 km or 803 mi Belem
$831
1307 km or 812 mi Ciudad Guayana
$922
1307 km or 812 mi Ciudad Bolivar
$835
1308 km or 813 mi Ananindeua
$573

Cities near San Jose, United States

Distance City Cost of living
7.6 km or 4.7 mi Campbell
$3128
9.7 km or 6.1 mi Santa Clara
$3489
11 km or 6.8 mi Los Gatos
$3412
13 km or 8.4 mi Saratoga
$3565
15 km or 9.1 mi Milpitas
$2972
15 km or 9.3 mi Cupertino
$3142
16 km or 10 mi Sunnyvale
$3342
18 km or 11 mi Mountain View
$3218
21 km or 13 mi Los Altos
$3010
27 km or 17 mi Palo Alto
$3044
27 km or 17 mi Morgan Hill
$2616
28 km or 18 mi Fremont
$3096
29 km or 18 mi Newark
$2889
29 km or 18 mi East Palo Alto
$2929
32 km or 20 mi Menlo Park
$3288
36 km or 22 mi Union
$2764
38 km or 23 mi Redwood
$3360
39 km or 24 mi Santa Cruz
$3371
41 km or 25 mi San Carlos
$3016
41 km or 25 mi Pleasanton
$3502
42 km or 26 mi Gilroy
$2061
43 km or 27 mi Livermore
$2988
44 km or 27 mi Watsonville
$2729
44 km or 27 mi Belmont
$3019
44 km or 28 mi Foster
$3033
45 km or 28 mi Hayward
$2465
46 km or 28 mi Dublin
$2995
47 km or 29 mi San Lorenzo
$2364
48 km or 30 mi San Mateo
$3489
48 km or 30 mi Castro Valley
$2590
53 km or 33 mi San Leandro
$2647
53 km or 33 mi Burlingame
$3044
54 km or 33 mi San Ramon
$2871
57 km or 36 mi Millbrae
$2983
59 km or 36 mi Danville
$2947
60 km or 38 mi San Bruno
$2959
61 km or 38 mi Alameda
$3277
62 km or 38 mi Tracy
$2071
63 km or 39 mi South San Francisco
$2957
64 km or 40 mi Oakland
$3196