Cost of Living in Tijuana

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$771
$1958
🛋️ Without rent
$453
$1272
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$318
$686
🍽️ Food
$272
$708
🚐 Transport
$112
$297
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$575
🏙️ Population
1.96M

The average cost of living in Tijuana is $771, which is in the top 34% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6119th out of 9294 in our global list and 10th out of 144 in Mexico.

The median after-tax salary is $575, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months. Ranked 1032nd (TOP 12%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1st best city to live in Mexico. With an estimated population of 1.96M, Tijuana is the 2nd largest city in Mexico.

✈️ Closest airport5 kmGeneral Abelardo L. Rodriguez International Airport
😷 Air qualityModerate19.4 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank1886Alliant International University - San Diego
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Prices in Tijuana

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.39
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$27
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$6.47
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.09
☕ Cappuccino
$3.45
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.97

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$385
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$242
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$935
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$549
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$24.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$22.4
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.02%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$875
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$475

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.95
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$10.1
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.97

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.26
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.12
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.9
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.55
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.54
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.93
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.95
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.93
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.11
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.19
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.67
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.48
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.4
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$10.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.54
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.16
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.49
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.97
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.52
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.56

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.38
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$30.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.35
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$71.1
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$113
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1492

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