Cost of Living in Ensenada

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$632
$1575
🛋️ Without rent
$371
$1101
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$261
$474
🍽️ Food
$258
$666
🚐 Transport
$52.8
$145
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$507
😀 Quality of life
37
🏙️ Population
557K

The average cost of living in Ensenada is $632, which is in the top 22% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7270th out of 9294 in our global list and 62nd out of 144 in Mexico.

The median after-tax salary is $507, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months. Ranked 7492nd (TOP 81%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 54th best city to live in Mexico. With an estimated population of 557K, Ensenada is the 33rd largest city in Mexico.

✈️ Closest airport 83 km General Abelardo L. Rodriguez International Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 12 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 9900 Centre of University Studies of Xochicalco
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Prices in Ensenada

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.16
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$21
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.98
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.54
 Cappuccino
$2.73
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.93
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$340
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$182
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$604
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$363
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$29.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$17.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.4%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$643
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$637
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.69
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$22
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$8.25
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.06
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.51
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.16
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.73
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.81
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.76
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.01
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.21
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.22
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.56
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.2
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.37
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.64
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.92
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.64
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.49
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.75
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$29
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.34
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$27.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.35
👖 Brand Jeans
$39.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$62.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$259
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$2927

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