Sacramento vs Tijuana - Cost of Living Comparison

Sacramento Tijuana
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2380
$913
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$5319
$2398
🏠 One person rent
$1479
$410
🏘️ Family rent
$2387
$940
🍽️ Food expenses
$595
$278
🚐 Transport expenses
$153
$149
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4472
$770
😷 Air quality
Good
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
7 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
52
28
😀 Quality of life
85
61
🏙️ Population
485K
1.96M

The cost of living in Sacramento is 161% more expensive than in Tijuana. Cities ranked 204th and 5672nd ($2380 vs $913) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 157th 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 1.9 months in Sacramento compared to 0.8 months in Tijuana. Sacramento ranked 59th best city to live in the United States vs Tijuana ranked 3rd in Mexico, while ranked 215th and 5035th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Sacramento vs Tijuana

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Sacramento Tijuana
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$14.4
$9.73
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$61.4
$37
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.6
$5.38
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.45
$1.97
 Cappuccino
$5.35
$3.06
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.48
$0.96
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1749
$547
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1186
$278
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2503
$1147
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2051
$753
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$126
$54.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$191
$84.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$54.1
$23.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.98%
12.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$13451
$1553
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2996
$899
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.74
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$103
$43.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$21.3
$17.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.53
$1.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.05
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.11
$1.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.29
$1.15
🥚 Eggs, x12
$4.54
$1.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.8
$5.08
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.9
$4.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.5
$9.18
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.53
$1.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.07
$1.14
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.81
$1.02
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.78
$1.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.87
$1.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.03
$0.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.57
$0.49
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.16
$1.48
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.6
$9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.29
$1.16
🚬 Cigarette pack
$9.96
$3.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.36
$5.54
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.99
$2.88
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.06
$1.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.02
$1.35
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$48.9
$36.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.5
$3.65
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$113
$44.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$19.2
$6.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$47.9
$44.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$85.2
$66.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1300
$123
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$16107
$3578

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Cities near Sacramento

Distance City Cost of living
4.6 km or 2.9 mi West Sacramento
$1935
7.7 km or 4.8 mi Parkway-South Sacramento
$1937
9.8 km or 6.1 mi Arden-Arcade
$1947
16 km or 9.9 mi Rancho Cordova
$1948
18 km or 11 mi Elk Grove
$1949
21 km or 13 mi Citrus Heights
$2098
22 km or 14 mi Davis
$2241
26 km or 16 mi Roseville
$2551
27 km or 17 mi Woodland
$2067
30 km or 19 mi Folsom
$1945
33 km or 20 mi Rocklin
$2339
33 km or 20 mi Dixon
$1969
38 km or 24 mi Lincoln
$1946
38 km or 24 mi Galt
$1946
49 km or 30 mi Vacaville
$3262
53 km or 33 mi Lodi
$1940
59 km or 37 mi Suisun
$1944
61 km or 38 mi Fairfield
$2468
62 km or 39 mi Placerville
$1934
63 km or 39 mi Yuba
$1919
67 km or 42 mi Oakley
$1936
69 km or 43 mi Stockton
$2018
69 km or 43 mi Antioch
$2213
70 km or 44 mi Pittsburg
$1953
74 km or 46 mi Brentwood
$2715
77 km or 48 mi Napa
$3194
82 km or 51 mi Benicia
$1937
82 km or 51 mi Concord
$2695
84 km or 52 mi Martinez
$2202
85 km or 53 mi Vallejo
$2763
85 km or 53 mi Pleasant Hill
$1850
86 km or 53 mi Lathrop
$1944
89 km or 55 mi Manteca
$1952
90 km or 56 mi Walnut Creek
$2869
91 km or 56 mi Sonoma
$1939
93 km or 58 mi Tracy
$2277
94 km or 58 mi Hercules
$1937
94 km or 59 mi Lafayette
$1933
95 km or 59 mi Danville
$2146
98 km or 61 mi San Ramon
$2142

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