Oakland vs Tijuana - Cost of Living Comparison

Oakland Tijuana
🚶 Cost of living one person
$3240
$913
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$6758
$2398
🏠 One person rent
$2214
$410
🏘️ Family rent
$3228
$940
🍽️ Food expenses
$691
$278
🚐 Transport expenses
$140
$149
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$7098
$770
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
97
28
😀 Quality of life
92
61
🏙️ Population
391K
1.96M

The cost of living in Oakland is 255% more expensive than in Tijuana. Cities ranked 13th and 5672nd ($3240 vs $913) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 9th 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 2.2 months in Oakland compared to 0.8 months in Tijuana. Oakland ranked 7th best city to live in the United States vs Tijuana ranked 3rd in Mexico, while ranked 55th and 5035th among best cities to live in the world.

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Oakland Tijuana
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.9
$9.73
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$95.2
$37
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.97
$5.38
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.98
$1.97
 Cappuccino
$4.72
$3.06
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.3
$0.96
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$2064
$547
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1947
$278
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$4615
$1147
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2451
$753
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$182
$54.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$283
$84.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$60.9
$23.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.44%
12.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$8157
$1553
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6115
$899
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.74
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$95.8
$43.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$22.8
$17.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.63
$1.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.17
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.97
$1.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.11
$1.15
🥚 Eggs, x12
$5.28
$1.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$18.5
$5.08
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.8
$4.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$18.8
$9.18
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.76
$1.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.37
$1.14
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.72
$1.02
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.02
$1.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.65
$1.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.56
$0.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.45
$0.49
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.58
$1.48
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.1
$9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.03
$1.16
🚬 Cigarette pack
$11.4
$3.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$10.4
$5.54
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.01
$2.88
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.92
$1.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.22
$1.35
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$76.2
$36.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.4
$3.65
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$166
$44.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$24.2
$6.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$54.7
$44.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$97
$66.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1950
$123
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$22763
$3578

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Cities near Oakland

Distance City Cost of living
4.1 km or 2.5 mi Alameda
$3038
8 km or 5 mi Berkeley
$2751
11 km or 6.5 mi Albany
$1949
12 km or 7.3 mi San Leandro
$2188
14 km or 8.7 mi El Cerrito
$1939
15 km or 9.2 mi San Francisco
$3415
15 km or 9.3 mi Lafayette
$1933
17 km or 11 mi San Lorenzo
$1813
17 km or 11 mi Richmond
$1948
19 km or 12 mi Castro Valley
$2595
20 km or 12 mi San Pablo
$1938
20 km or 12 mi Walnut Creek
$2869
21 km or 13 mi Hayward
$2691
22 km or 14 mi Danville
$2146
22 km or 14 mi South San Francisco
$1954
23 km or 14 mi Daly
$1938
24 km or 15 mi Pleasant Hill
$1850
24 km or 15 mi San Ramon
$2142
24 km or 15 mi Hercules
$1937
25 km or 15 mi San Bruno
$1935
26 km or 16 mi Millbrae
$1951
26 km or 16 mi Burlingame
$1941
26 km or 16 mi Martinez
$2202
28 km or 17 mi Concord
$2695
28 km or 17 mi Foster
$2122
28 km or 17 mi San Mateo
$3397
29 km or 18 mi Pacifica
$1944
29 km or 18 mi Union
$1945
30 km or 19 mi Benicia
$1937
31 km or 19 mi Dublin
$1943
31 km or 19 mi San Rafael
$2631
32 km or 20 mi Belmont
$2736
33 km or 21 mi San Carlos
$1935
34 km or 21 mi Vallejo
$2763
35 km or 22 mi Newark
$1951
35 km or 22 mi Pleasanton
$3108
35 km or 22 mi Redwood
$3431
37 km or 23 mi Fremont
$2940
38 km or 24 mi East Palo Alto
$1946
39 km or 24 mi Menlo Park
$1942

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