Raleigh vs Tijuana - Cost of Living Comparison

Raleigh Tijuana
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1896
$913
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4564
$2398
🏠 One person rent
$1150
$410
🏘️ Family rent
$2074
$940
🍽️ Food expenses
$506
$278
🚐 Transport expenses
$86.1
$149
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4803
$770
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
83
28
😀 Quality of life
89
61
🏙️ Population
474K
1.96M

The cost of living in Raleigh is 108% more expensive than in Tijuana. Cities ranked 1812th and 5672nd ($1896 vs $913) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1677th 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 2.5 months in Raleigh compared to 0.8 months in Tijuana. Raleigh ranked 28th best city to live in the United States vs Tijuana ranked 3rd in Mexico, while ranked 128th and 5035th among best cities to live in the world.

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Raleigh Tijuana
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.8
$9.73
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$55.2
$37
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.85
$5.38
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.08
$1.97
 Cappuccino
$4.75
$3.06
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.75
$0.96
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1294
$547
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$907
$278
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2402
$1147
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1714
$753
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$105
$54.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$163
$84.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$59.9
$23.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.19%
12.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6118
$1553
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2461
$899
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.02
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$42.4
$43.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14.7
$17.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.01
$1.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.9
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.6
$1.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.79
$1.15
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.43
$1.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.82
$5.08
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.45
$4.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.6
$9.18
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.38
$1.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.41
$1.14
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.56
$1.02
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.87
$1.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.44
$1.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.29
$0.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.4
$0.49
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.73
$1.48
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$14
$9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.68
$1.16
🚬 Cigarette pack
$6.49
$3.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.31
$5.54
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.04
$2.88
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.23
$1.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.86
$1.35
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$34.1
$36.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.7
$3.65
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$142
$44.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$15.2
$6.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$45.3
$44.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$79.9
$66.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1164
$123
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12235
$3578

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Cities near Raleigh

Distance City Cost of living
12 km or 7.6 mi Garner
$1935
15 km or 9.1 mi Cary
$1989
17 km or 10 mi Morrisville
$1987
21 km or 13 mi Wake Forest
$1947
21 km or 13 mi Apex
$1947
25 km or 16 mi Holly Springs
$2139
28 km or 18 mi Fuquay-Varina
$1933
30 km or 19 mi Durham
$1841
38 km or 23 mi Chapel Hill
$2494
60 km or 37 mi Henderson
$1941
61 km or 38 mi Sanford
$1360
65 km or 41 mi Wilson
$1939
77 km or 48 mi Rocky Mount
$1737
77 km or 48 mi Goldsboro
$1547
78 km or 49 mi Burlington
$1949
87 km or 54 mi Fayetteville
$1570
106 km or 66 mi Asheboro
$1950
109 km or 68 mi Danville
$1441
110 km or 68 mi Greensboro
$1640
114 km or 71 mi Roanoke Rapids
$1935
114 km or 71 mi Kinston
$1979
117 km or 73 mi Greenville
$1710
123 km or 76 mi High Point
$1642
129 km or 80 mi Thomasville
$1508
133 km or 83 mi Kernersville
$1872
137 km or 85 mi Lumberton
$1820
141 km or 87 mi Rockingham
$1946
149 km or 92 mi Winston-Salem
$1724
163 km or 101 mi Jacksonville
$1608
165 km or 103 mi New Bern
$1822
166 km or 103 mi Salisbury
$1949
182 km or 113 mi Kannapolis
$1934
182 km or 113 mi Lynchburg
$1562
183 km or 114 mi Concord
$1876
189 km or 117 mi Havelock
$1590
190 km or 118 mi Wilmington
$1956
191 km or 119 mi Petersburg
$1946
196 km or 122 mi Monroe
$1939
196 km or 122 mi Mint Hill
$1947
198 km or 123 mi Roanoke
$1610

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