Cost of Living in Oaxaca

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$615
$1419
🛋️ Without rent
$323
$930
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$292
$489
🍽️ Food
$220
$571
🚐 Transport
$46.1
$131
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$344
😀 Quality of life
34
🏙️ Population
300K

The average cost of living in Oaxaca is $615, which is in the top 21% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 7386th out of 9294 in our global list and 106th out of 144 in Mexico.

The median after-tax salary is $344, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.6 months. Ranked 8076th (TOP 87%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 97th best city to live in Mexico. With an estimated population of 300K, Oaxaca is the 62nd largest city in Mexico.

✈️ Closest airport 10 km Xoxocotlan International Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 16.9 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 5122 Benito Juarez Autonomous University of Oaxaca
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Prices in Oaxaca

Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$5.49
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$16.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.55
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.51
 Cappuccino
$2.59
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.85
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$345
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$210
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$524
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$387
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$34.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$20.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.88%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1257
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$643
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.39
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$16.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$12.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.08
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.24
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.05
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.52
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.98
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.88
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.25
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.13
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.93
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.3
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.46
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.1
🚬 Cigarette pack
$2.78
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$3.57
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.27
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.23
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.27
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$28.1
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.13
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$20.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$5.58
👖 Brand Jeans
$34.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$63.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$110
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1920

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