New York City vs Tijuana - Cost of Living Comparison

New York City Tijuana
🚶 Cost of living one person
$3563
$913
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$7275
$2398
🏠 One person rent
$2283
$410
🏘️ Family rent
$3047
$940
🍽️ Food expenses
$701
$278
🚐 Transport expenses
$378
$149
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$6526
$770
😷 Air quality
Good
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
13 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
100
28
😀 Quality of life
96
61
🏙️ Population
8.4M
1.96M

The cost of living in New York City is 290% more expensive than in Tijuana. Cities ranked 2nd and 5672nd ($3563 vs $913) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1st 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 1.8 months in New York City compared to 0.8 months in Tijuana. New York City ranked 1st best city to live in the United States vs Tijuana ranked 3rd in Mexico, while ranked 13th and 5035th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in New York City vs Tijuana

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New York City Tijuana
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$19.1
$9.73
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$82
$37
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$10.4
$5.38
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$8.01
$1.97
 Cappuccino
$5.03
$3.06
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.51
$0.96
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$2914
$547
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1930
$278
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$4179
$1147
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2505
$753
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$98.2
$54.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$149
$84.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$58.4
$23.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.2%
12.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$15476
$1553
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$9160
$899
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.75
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$129
$43.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$24.9
$17.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
$1.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.23
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.47
$1.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.08
$1.15
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.11
$1.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.7
$5.08
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.3
$4.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$20.4
$9.18
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.28
$1.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.66
$1.14
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5
$1.02
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.19
$1.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.21
$1.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.75
$0.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.6
$0.49
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.61
$1.48
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$18.1
$9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.04
$1.16
🚬 Cigarette pack
$14.6
$3.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.11
$5.54
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$7.92
$2.88
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$5.28
$1.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.09
$1.35
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$83.5
$36.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$17.3
$3.65
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$161
$44.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$24.2
$6.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$55.2
$44.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$92.3
$66.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$2234
$123
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$23587
$3578

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Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.6 mi Astoria
$2512
11 km or 6.8 mi Hoboken
$2905
11 km or 7.1 mi Jersey
$2281
13 km or 8.3 mi Union
$1939
14 km or 8.8 mi West New York
$2314
14 km or 8.9 mi Bayonne
$2545
15 km or 9.6 mi North Bergen
$1951
17 km or 10 mi Secaucus
$1939
17 km or 11 mi Cliffside Park
$1934
18 km or 11 mi Kearny
$1941
20 km or 12 mi Valley Stream
$1943
20 km or 13 mi Fort Lee
$2781
20 km or 13 mi Lyndhurst
$1935
22 km or 14 mi Newark
$1956
23 km or 14 mi Elizabeth
$1942
23 km or 14 mi Belleville
$1941
25 km or 15 mi Hillside
$1935
25 km or 15 mi Long Beach
$1946
25 km or 15 mi Nutley
$1944
25 km or 16 mi East Orange
$1929
25 km or 16 mi Irvington
$1942
26 km or 16 mi Rockville Centre
$1946
26 km or 16 mi Linden
$1941
26 km or 16 mi Hackensack
$1946
26 km or 16 mi Bloomfield
$2026
26 km or 16 mi Teaneck
$1946
26 km or 16 mi Carteret
$1939
26 km or 16 mi Passaic
$2343
27 km or 17 mi Roselle
$1933
27 km or 17 mi Hempstead
$2665
28 km or 17 mi Union Township
$1936
28 km or 18 mi Clifton
$2324
28 km or 18 mi Maplewood
$1947
29 km or 18 mi Montclair
$1982
29 km or 18 mi Bergenfield
$1937
29 km or 18 mi Mount Vernon
$1952
30 km or 18 mi Rahway
$1941
30 km or 18 mi Uniondale
$1931
30 km or 18 mi West Orange
$1952
30 km or 18 mi New Rochelle
$1992

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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