Philadelphia vs Tijuana - Cost of Living Comparison

Philadelphia Tijuana
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2361
$913
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5659
$2398
🏠 One person rent
$1382
$410
🏘️ Family rent
$2582
$940
🍽️ Food expenses
$587
$278
🚐 Transport expenses
$259
$149
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5157
$770
😷 Air quality
Good
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
11 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
100
28
😀 Quality of life
91
61
🏙️ Population
1.58M
1.96M

The cost of living in Philadelphia is 159% more expensive than in Tijuana. Cities ranked 215th and 5672nd ($2361 vs $913) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 166th 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 Philadelphia compared to 0.8 months in Tijuana. Philadelphia ranked 10th best city to live in the United States vs Tijuana ranked 3rd in Mexico, while ranked 70th and 5035th among best cities to live in the world.

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Philadelphia Tijuana
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.1
$9.73
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$59.4
$37
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8
$5.38
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.51
$1.97
 Cappuccino
$4.5
$3.06
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.06
$0.96
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1637
$547
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1117
$278
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$3227
$1147
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2156
$753
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$94.5
$54.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$145
$84.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$66.4
$23.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5%
12.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6389
$1553
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2174
$899
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.52
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$95.7
$43.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$30.9
$17.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.33
$1.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.17
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.47
$1.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.17
$1.15
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.92
$1.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13
$5.08
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.2
$4.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.8
$9.18
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.09
$1.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.47
$1.14
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.64
$1.02
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.34
$1.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.55
$1.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.72
$0.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.09
$0.49
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.69
$1.48
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15
$9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.74
$1.16
🚬 Cigarette pack
$10.7
$3.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.31
$5.54
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$6
$2.88
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.02
$1.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
$1.35
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$44.5
$36.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.5
$3.65
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$64.4
$44.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$25.6
$6.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$46.9
$44.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80.3
$66.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1172
$123
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$15017
$3578

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Cities near Philadelphia

Distance City Cost of living
5.2 km or 3.2 mi Camden
$2249
9.2 km or 5.7 mi Pennsauken Township
$1939
12 km or 7.1 mi Cherry Hill
$2051
12 km or 7.7 mi West Deptford Township
$1951
16 km or 9.9 mi Fox Chase
$1936
16 km or 9.9 mi Deptford Township
$1950
19 km or 12 mi Moorestown
$1948
21 km or 13 mi Gloucester Township
$1949
21 km or 13 mi Chester
$1943
22 km or 14 mi Mount Laurel
$1930
25 km or 15 mi Evesham Township
$1942
25 km or 16 mi Willingboro Township
$1945
31 km or 19 mi Medford
$1935
35 km or 22 mi Levittown
$1952
35 km or 22 mi Winslow Township
$1941
36 km or 23 mi Monroe Township
$1950
38 km or 23 mi West Chester
$2655
40 km or 25 mi Wilmington
$1767
46 km or 28 mi Trenton
$1748
46 km or 29 mi Ewing Township
$1942
50 km or 31 mi Hamilton Township
$1944
52 km or 32 mi Pottstown
$1944
54 km or 33 mi Lawrence Township
$1940
56 km or 35 mi Vineland
$1938
58 km or 36 mi Newark
$1870
59 km or 36 mi Bridgeton
$1942
62 km or 38 mi Princeton
$2664
63 km or 39 mi Millville
$1943
64 km or 39 mi East Windsor Township
$1951
65 km or 40 mi Plainsboro Township
$1946
67 km or 42 mi Montgomery Township
$1934
67 km or 42 mi Manchester Township
$1900
71 km or 44 mi Jackson Township
$2022
72 km or 45 mi South Brunswick
$1939
77 km or 48 mi Allentown
$2169
77 km or 48 mi Bethlehem
$2049
77 km or 48 mi Hillsborough Township
$1941
78 km or 48 mi Reading
$1863
78 km or 49 mi Barnegat Township
$1962
79 km or 49 mi Manalapan Township
$2088

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