Seattle vs Tijuana - Cost of Living Comparison

Seattle Tijuana
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2734
$913
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$6193
$2398
🏠 One person rent
$1739
$410
🏘️ Family rent
$2798
$940
🍽️ Food expenses
$636
$278
🚐 Transport expenses
$176
$149
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$7689
$770
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
77
28
😀 Quality of life
92
61
🏙️ Population
745K
1.96M

The cost of living in Seattle is 200% more expensive than in Tijuana. Cities ranked 69th and 5672nd ($2734 vs $913) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 57th 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 2.8 months in Seattle compared to 0.8 months in Tijuana. Seattle ranked 9th best city to live in the United States vs Tijuana ranked 3rd in Mexico, while ranked 67th and 5035th among best cities to live in the world.

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Seattle Tijuana
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$16.3
$9.73
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$69
$37
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.92
$5.38
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$7.02
$1.97
 Cappuccino
$5.22
$3.06
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.51
$0.96
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1851
$547
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1494
$278
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$3116
$1147
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2426
$753
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$117
$54.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$177
$84.5
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$57.3
$23.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.14%
12.44%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$6863
$1553
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4890
$899
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.74
$0.84
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$103
$43.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$20.7
$17.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.33
$1.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.07
$1.19
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.27
$1.59
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.87
$1.15
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.67
$1.38
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.2
$5.08
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.2
$4.37
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$17.4
$9.18
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.96
$1.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.78
$1.14
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.43
$1.02
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.34
$1.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.34
$1.06
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.31
$0.75
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.34
$0.49
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.94
$1.48
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.6
$9
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$3.86
$1.16
🚬 Cigarette pack
$10.6
$3.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.08
$5.54
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.28
$2.88
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.77
$1.5
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.47
$1.35
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$55
$36.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$14.1
$3.65
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$149
$44.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$23.8
$6.4
👖 Brand Jeans
$53.4
$44.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$99.7
$66.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1661
$123
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$27143
$3578

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Cities near Seattle

Distance City Cost of living
9.1 km or 5.7 mi Mercer Island
$1941
11 km or 6.5 mi Bellevue
$2817
14 km or 8.5 mi Kirkland
$1944
15 km or 9.2 mi Tukwila
$2331
15 km or 9.5 mi Burien
$1946
16 km or 10 mi Bainbridge Island
$2335
17 km or 10 mi Shoreline
$2344
17 km or 10 mi Renton
$2340
17 km or 11 mi Redmond
$2682
17 km or 11 mi Kenmore
$1877
19 km or 12 mi SeaTac
$2467
21 km or 13 mi Bothell
$2304
22 km or 14 mi Sammamish
$1954
22 km or 14 mi Edmonds
$1950
23 km or 14 mi Issaquah
$2420
24 km or 15 mi Des Moines
$1949
24 km or 15 mi Lynnwood
$1952
24 km or 15 mi Bremerton
$2337
26 km or 16 mi Kent
$2072
30 km or 19 mi Mill Creek
$1938
33 km or 20 mi Federal Way
$1949
34 km or 21 mi Maple Valley
$1936
35 km or 21 mi Mukilteo
$1949
35 km or 22 mi Auburn
$2138
41 km or 25 mi Everett
$2379
42 km or 26 mi Tacoma
$2343
46 km or 28 mi University Place
$1959
48 km or 30 mi Puyallup
$2448
50 km or 31 mi Lake Stevens
$1938
51 km or 32 mi Lakewood
$2134
52 km or 33 mi Marysville
$1950
57 km or 35 mi Spanaway
$1965
74 km or 46 mi Lacey
$2242
76 km or 47 mi Olympia
$1998
78 km or 48 mi Sequim
$1931
80 km or 50 mi Oak Harbor
$1897
90 km or 56 mi Mount Vernon
$1950
100 km or 62 mi Port Angeles
$1782
109 km or 68 mi Centralia
$2061
119 km or 74 mi Victoria
$1906

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