Cost of Living in Zihuatanejo

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$771
$1969
🛋️ Without rent
$448
$1234
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$323
$735
🍽️ Food
$360
$935
🚐 Transport
$29.5
$81.5
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$395
😀 Quality of life
27
🏙️ Population
67.4K

The average cost of living in Zihuatanejo is $771, which is in the top 34% of the least expensive cities in the world, ranked 6163rd out of 9294 in our global list and 17th out of 144 in Mexico.

The median after-tax salary is $395, which is enough to cover living expenses for 0.5 months. Ranked 8753rd (TOP 94%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 144th best city to live in Mexico. With an estimated population of 67.4K, Zihuatanejo is the 130th largest city in Mexico.

✈️ Closest airport 10 km Ixtapa Zihuatanejo International Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 17.9 µg/m³
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Prices in Zihuatanejo

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$39
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$2.4
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.22
 Cappuccino
$2.93
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.83
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$405
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$221
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$972
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$583
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$16.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$25.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$48.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
10.96%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$963
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$695
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.44
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$23.6
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$9.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.11
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.79
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.8
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.83
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.27
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.53
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.21
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.09
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.7
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.98
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.87
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.66
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.47
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$16.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$0.98
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.33
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$4.7
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.61
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.44
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.5
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$19.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$2.43
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$25.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.49
👖 Brand Jeans
$41.9
👟 Brand Sneakers
$58.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$63.7
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$1067

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