Cost of Living in San Jose del Cabo

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Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$921
$2098
🛋️ Without rent
$502
$1493
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$419
$604
🍽️ Food
$330
$858
🚐 Transport
$90.4
$249
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$776
😀 Quality of life
36
🏙️ Population
136K

The average cost of living in San Jose del Cabo is $921, which is in the top 36% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 5912th out of 9294 in our global list and 42nd out of 144 in Mexico.

The median after-tax salary is $776, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months. Ranked 7606th (TOP 82%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 65th best city to live in Mexico. With an estimated population of 136K, San Jose del Cabo is the 98th largest city in Mexico.

✈️ Closest airport 10 km Los Cabos International Airport.
😷 Air quality Excellent 2.5 µg/m³
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Prices in San Jose del Cabo

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$11.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$23.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.57
 Cappuccino
$3.23
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$505
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$280
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$768
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$401
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$64.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$99.7
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$30.1
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
11.2%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1550
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$693
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.82
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$73.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$37.1
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.15
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.76
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.79
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.36
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.63
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.57
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.47
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.53
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.04
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.73
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.82
🚬 Cigarette pack
$4.93
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.85
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.69
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.83
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.81
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$55.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.48
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$29.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$8.73
👖 Brand Jeans
$35.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$96.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$235
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$7629

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