Cost of Living in Tulum

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$896
$1909
🛋️ Without rent
$363
$1060
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$533
$849
🍽️ Food
$273
$718
🚐 Transport
$29.7
$83.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$386
😀 Quality of life
28
🏙️ Population
33.4K

The average cost of living in Tulum is $896, which is in the top 38% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 5733rd out of 9294 in our global list and 5th out of 144 in Mexico.

The median after-tax salary is $386, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.4 months. Ranked 8744th (TOP 94%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 143rd best city to live in Mexico. With an estimated population of 33.4K, Tulum is the 141st largest city in Mexico.

✈️ Closest airport 66 km Cozumel International Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 10 µg/m³
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Prices in Tulum

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$6.91
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$34.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.33
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.23
 Cappuccino
$2.41
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.84
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$482
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$467
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1387
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$610
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$37.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$57.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$25.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.02%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1707
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1395
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.98
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$19.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$10.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.08
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.15
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.52
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.4
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.59
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.09
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.96
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.95
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.25
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.13
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.43
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.54
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.46
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.82
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.3
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.19
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.74
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.64
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.45
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.48
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$52.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.57
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$25.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.43
👖 Brand Jeans
$15.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$68.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$111
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4694

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