Miami vs Tijuana - Cost of Living Comparison

Miami Tijuana
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2729
$913
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$6028
$2398
🏠 One person rent
$1835
$410
🏘️ Family rent
$3168
$940
🍽️ Food expenses
$609
$278
🚐 Transport expenses
$142
$149
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4279
$770
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
7 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
84
28
😀 Quality of life
90
61
🏙️ Population
442K
1.96M

The cost of living in Miami is 199% more expensive than in Tijuana. Cities ranked 71st and 5672nd ($2729 vs $913) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 59th and 4th in the United States and Mexico, respectively. Check the United States vs Mexico comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 1.6 months in Miami compared to 0.8 months in Tijuana. Miami ranked 18th best city to live in the United States vs Tijuana ranked 3rd in Mexico, while ranked 102nd and 5035th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Miami vs Tijuana

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Miami Tijuana
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$14.8
$9.73
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$75.4
$37
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.94
$5.38
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.96
$1.97
 Cappuccino
$4.79
$3.06
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.14
$0.96
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$2065
$547
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1555
$278
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$4107
$1147
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2634
$753
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$109
$54.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$170
$84.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.8
$23.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.38%
12.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6269
$1553
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3396
$899
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.52
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$118
$43.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.2
$17.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.17
$1.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.14
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.12
$1.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.34
$1.15
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.82
$1.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
$5.08
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.4
$4.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.1
$9.18
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.41
$1.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.92
$1.14
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.26
$1.02
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.86
$1.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
$1.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.09
$0.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.15
$0.49
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.06
$1.48
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.4
$9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.43
$1.16
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.98
$3.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.5
$5.54
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.67
$2.88
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.64
$1.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.5
$1.35
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$36.1
$36.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.9
$3.65
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$97.6
$44.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$19.2
$6.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$45.6
$44.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$81.5
$66.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$915
$123
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$20337
$3578

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Distance City Cost of living
6.6 km or 4.1 mi Coral Gables
$1947
8.9 km or 5.5 mi Miami Beach
$1946
12 km or 7.2 mi Hialeah
$2224
13 km or 8 mi North Miami
$1948
14 km or 8.7 mi Doral
$1945
16 km or 9.8 mi Sweetwater
$1947
17 km or 10 mi Hialeah Gardens
$1949
17 km or 11 mi North Miami Beach
$1942
18 km or 11 mi Miami Lakes
$1940
18 km or 11 mi Miami Gardens
$1952
20 km or 12 mi Sunny Isles Beach
$2140
20 km or 13 mi Palmetto Bay
$1940
22 km or 13 mi Aventura
$1950
23 km or 14 mi Miramar
$1955
24 km or 15 mi Hallandale Beach
$1937
24 km or 15 mi Kendall West
$1942
26 km or 16 mi Cutler Bay
$2029
27 km or 17 mi Hollywood
$2122
27 km or 17 mi Pembroke Pines
$2397
29 km or 18 mi Richmond West
$1947
30 km or 19 mi Cooper
$1946
31 km or 19 mi Dania Beach
$1941
34 km or 21 mi Davie
$1949
38 km or 24 mi Plantation
$1946
40 km or 25 mi Fort Lauderdale
$2551
40 km or 25 mi Weston
$2207
42 km or 26 mi Sunrise
$2187
43 km or 26 mi Lauderhill
$1946
43 km or 27 mi Lauderdale Lakes
$1936
44 km or 27 mi Homestead
$1998
44 km or 28 mi Oakland Park
$1937
48 km or 30 mi Tamarac
$1943
48 km or 30 mi North Lauderdale
$1935
51 km or 32 mi Pompano Beach
$1948
51 km or 32 mi Margate
$1944
54 km or 34 mi Coral Springs
$2453
55 km or 34 mi Coconut Creek
$1942
59 km or 37 mi Parkland
$1947
61 km or 38 mi Deerfield Beach
$2512
66 km or 41 mi Boca Raton
$3312

Cities near Tijuana

Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.5 mi Imperial Beach
$1939
11 km or 6.9 mi Chula Vista
$2696
15 km or 9.5 mi Las Delicias
$627
18 km or 11 mi National
$1939
21 km or 13 mi Rosarito Beach
$629
22 km or 14 mi Coronado
$1938
23 km or 15 mi Lemon Grove
$1945
24 km or 15 mi San Diego
$2797
27 km or 17 mi La Mesa
$2115
30 km or 19 mi El Cajon
$2038
38 km or 24 mi Santee
$1938
42 km or 26 mi La Jolla
$1946
48 km or 30 mi Poway
$1943
62 km or 38 mi Encinitas
$3096
66 km or 41 mi Escondido
$2829
69 km or 43 mi San Marcos
$1949
76 km or 47 mi Carlsbad
$2836
77 km or 48 mi Vista
$2327
81 km or 50 mi Oceanside
$2661
84 km or 52 mi Ensenada
$632
96 km or 59 mi Fallbrook
$1973
109 km or 67 mi Temecula
$2943
115 km or 72 mi San Clemente
$2454
117 km or 73 mi Murrieta
$2469
119 km or 74 mi French Valley
$1947
121 km or 75 mi Wildomar
$1942
122 km or 76 mi Dana Point
$1950
123 km or 77 mi San Juan Capistrano
$1946
128 km or 80 mi Laguna Niguel
$2819
128 km or 80 mi Menifee
$2200
131 km or 82 mi Laguna Beach
$1934
131 km or 82 mi Lake Elsinore
$1916
134 km or 83 mi Mission Viejo
$2087
135 km or 84 mi Rancho Santa Margarita
$2491
135 km or 84 mi Laguna Hills
$1934
135 km or 84 mi Hemet
$2225
138 km or 86 mi Aliso Viejo
$1980
138 km or 86 mi Lake Forest
$2334
139 km or 87 mi El Centro
$1725
140 km or 87 mi San Jacinto
$1952