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Cost of Living in Mexico City

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$746
$1833
🛋️ Without rent
$356
$1097
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$390
$736
🍽️ Food
$225
$595
🚐 Transport
$57.3
$155
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$573
🏙️ Population
8.92M

The average cost of living in Mexico is $746, which is in the top 34% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6065th out of 9294 in our global list and 5th out of 144 in Mexico.

The median after-tax salary is $573, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months. Ranked 2228th (TOP 24%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 3rd best city to live in Mexico. With an estimated population of 8.92M, Mexico is the 1st largest city in Mexico.

✈️ Closest airport8 kmLicenciado Benito Juarez International Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate20.5 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank38National Autonomous University of Mexico
Cost of living in Mexico infographic

Prices in Mexico

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.24
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$25.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.02
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.93
☕ Cappuccino
$2.25
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.77

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.89
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.19
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.47
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.28
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.19
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.15
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.83
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.99
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.97
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.07
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.41
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.27
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.26
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.06
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.67
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.81
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.54
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.38
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.37

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.26
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$14.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$2.92
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.9

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$535
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$292
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1007
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$587
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$28.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$44.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$20.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2189
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1295

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$47.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.53
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$31.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.71
👖 Brand Jeans
$39.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$70.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$252
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5278

Mexico Cost of Living comparison