San Antonio vs Tijuana - Cost of Living Comparison

San Antonio Tijuana
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1773
$913
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4148
$2398
🏠 One person rent
$1074
$410
🏘️ Family rent
$1871
$940
🍽️ Food expenses
$437
$278
🚐 Transport expenses
$120
$149
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4769
$770
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
10 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
83
28
😀 Quality of life
92
61
🏙️ Population
1.44M
1.96M

The cost of living in San Antonio is 94% more expensive than in Tijuana. Cities ranked 2050th and 5672nd ($1773 vs $913) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 1849th 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 2.7 months in San Antonio compared to 0.8 months in Tijuana. San Antonio ranked 6th best city to live in the United States vs Tijuana ranked 3rd in Mexico, while ranked 50th and 5035th among best cities to live in the world.

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San Antonio Tijuana
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.7
$9.73
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$48.4
$37
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.49
$5.38
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.52
$1.97
 Cappuccino
$4.66
$3.06
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.14
$0.96
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1042
$547
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$857
$278
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1690
$1147
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1607
$753
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$120
$54.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$188
$84.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$59.5
$23.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.26%
12.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2621
$1553
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1483
$899
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.49
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$37.8
$43.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$14.8
$17.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.03
$1.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.92
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.82
$1.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.83
$1.15
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.42
$1.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.1
$5.08
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.26
$4.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.1
$9.18
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.24
$1.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.3
$1.14
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.8
$1.02
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.85
$1.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$1.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.16
$0.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.91
$0.49
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.65
$1.48
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$14
$9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.76
$1.16
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.58
$3.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$5.54
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.3
$2.88
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.77
$1.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.35
$1.35
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$40.2
$36.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.9
$3.65
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$113
$44.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$15.9
$6.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$44.6
$44.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82.2
$66.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$865
$123
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12261
$3578

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Distance City Cost of living
27 km or 17 mi Schertz
$1947
30 km or 18 mi Cibolo
$1936
48 km or 30 mi New Braunfels
$1663
54 km or 33 mi Seguin
$1939
74 km or 46 mi San Marcos
$1738
87 km or 54 mi Kyle
$1947
93 km or 58 mi Kerrville
$1749
122 km or 76 mi Austin
$2219
136 km or 85 mi Cedar Park
$1951
140 km or 87 mi Leander
$2230
141 km or 88 mi Pflugerville
$1954
145 km or 90 mi Round Rock
$1912
157 km or 98 mi Georgetown
$1953
161 km or 100 mi Victoria
$1626
197 km or 122 mi Copperas Cove
$1948
200 km or 124 mi Harker Heights
$1940
201 km or 125 mi Killeen
$1468
210 km or 130 mi Eagle Pass
$1943
213 km or 132 mi Piedras Negras
$494
215 km or 134 mi Corpus Christi
$1514
216 km or 134 mi Temple
$1791
221 km or 137 mi Kingsville
$1945
233 km or 145 mi Del Rio
$1509
235 km or 146 mi Laredo
$1679
236 km or 147 mi Ciudad Acuna
$631
237 km or 147 mi Nuevo Laredo
$489
247 km or 153 mi Bryan
$1950
247 km or 154 mi College Station
$1622
261 km or 162 mi Rosenberg
$1946
269 km or 167 mi Waco
$1825
279 km or 174 mi Sugar Land
$1853
286 km or 178 mi Missouri
$1938
293 km or 182 mi San Angelo
$1930
300 km or 186 mi Lake Jackson
$1949
300 km or 187 mi The Woodlands
$1896
303 km or 188 mi Houston
$1955
308 km or 191 mi Spring
$1893
309 km or 192 mi Conroe
$1874
310 km or 193 mi Pearland
$1950
312 km or 194 mi Stephenville
$1998

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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