Cost of Living in Monterrey

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$886
$2128
🛋️ Without rent
$467
$1375
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$419
$753
🍽️ Food
$315
$823
🚐 Transport
$71.1
$189
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$889
😀 Quality of life
58
🏙️ Population
1.14M

The average cost of living in Monterrey is $886, which is in the top 38% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 5778th out of 9294 in our global list and 6th out of 144 in Mexico.

The median after-tax salary is $889, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1 months. Ranked 5402nd (TOP 58%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 7th best city to live in Mexico. With an estimated population of 1.14M, Monterrey is the 9th largest city in Mexico.

✈️ Closest airport 23 km Del Norte International Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 20.1 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 798 Monterrey Institute of Technology
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Prices in Monterrey

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$10.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$30.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.63
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2
 Cappuccino
$3.41
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.98
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$613
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$277
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$986
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$567
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$51.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$79
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$23.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.17%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1701
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1235
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.74
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$32.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$6.14
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.15
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.15
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.5
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.32
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.05
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.34
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.67
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.36
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.19
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.56
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.46
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.52
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.67
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.13
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.18
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.63
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$3.12
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.44
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.23
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$43.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$4.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$27.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$10.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$86.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$227
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5129

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