Tijuana vs Virginia Beach - Cost of Living Comparison

Tijuana Virginia Beach
🚶 Cost of living one person
$913
$2047
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2398
$4809
🏠 One person rent
$410
$1271
🏘️ Family rent
$940
$2337
🍽️ Food expenses
$278
$530
🚐 Transport expenses
$149
$104
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$770
$4146
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
5 km
6 km
🎓 Higher education
28
76
😀 Quality of life
61
84
🏙️ Population
1.96M
448K

The cost of living in Tijuana is 55% less expensive than in Virginia Beach. Cities ranked 5672nd and 449th ($913 vs $2047) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 4th and 352nd in Mexico and the United States, respectively. Check Mexico vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Tijuana compared to 2 months in Virginia Beach. Tijuana ranked 3rd best city to live in Mexico vs Virginia Beach ranked 62nd in the United States, while ranked 5035th and 241st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Tijuana vs Virginia Beach

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Tijuana Virginia Beach
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.73
$16.4
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$37
$80.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.38
$9.94
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.97
$6.54
 Cappuccino
$3.06
$5.3
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.96
$2.4
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$547
$1521
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$278
$1001
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1147
$2977
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$753
$1908
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.5
$91.2
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$84.5
$140
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$23.9
$75.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.44%
5.41%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1553
$11692
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$899
$1996
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.84
$1.99
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.8
$69.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.9
$15.2
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.1
$1.14
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.19
$0.75
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.59
$3.05
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
$4.2
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.38
$1.95
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.08
$9.78
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.37
$5.52
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.18
$9.86
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$4.44
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$1.53
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$4.44
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
$4
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$2.31
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$2.14
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.49
$1.23
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.48
$1.95
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9
$9.97
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.16
$2.51
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.42
$6.97
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.54
$8.2
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.88
$5.12
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$4.08
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.35
$2.16
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$36.4
$31.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.65
$11.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$44.3
$112
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.4
$16.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$44.8
$56.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$66.2
$77
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$123
$877
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3578
$11447

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15 km or 9.5 mi Las Delicias
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18 km or 11 mi National
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21 km or 13 mi Rosarito Beach
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22 km or 14 mi Coronado
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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

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Distance City Cost of living
26 km or 16 mi Norfolk
$2028
29 km or 18 mi Chesapeake
$2036
33 km or 20 mi Portsmouth
$1945
40 km or 25 mi Hampton
$1716
51 km or 32 mi Newport News
$2029
58 km or 36 mi Suffolk
$1939
96 km or 60 mi Kill Devil Hills
$1932
127 km or 79 mi Hopewell
$1935
133 km or 82 mi Petersburg
$1946
152 km or 95 mi Richmond
$1870
156 km or 97 mi Roanoke Rapids
$1935
171 km or 106 mi Salisbury
$1941
187 km or 116 mi Greenville
$1710
192 km or 119 mi Rocky Mount
$1737
208 km or 129 mi Fredericksburg
$2405
215 km or 133 mi Wilson
$1939
215 km or 134 mi Waldorf
$2118
216 km or 134 mi New Bern
$1822
225 km or 140 mi Henderson
$1941
227 km or 141 mi Kinston
$1979
228 km or 142 mi Marumsco
$1946
229 km or 142 mi Woodbridge
$1974
234 km or 146 mi Havelock
$1590
237 km or 147 mi Alexandria
$2632
240 km or 149 mi Springfield
$1966
240 km or 149 mi Annapolis
$2227
243 km or 151 mi Goldsboro
$1547
244 km or 152 mi Bailey's Crossroads
$1945
245 km or 152 mi Bowie
$2513
246 km or 153 mi Washington
$2664
247 km or 154 mi Wake Forest
$1947
247 km or 154 mi Georgetown
$1947
249 km or 155 mi Manassas
$2391
251 km or 156 mi Fairfax
$2582
251 km or 156 mi Greenbelt
$1952
253 km or 157 mi College Park
$2287
255 km or 158 mi Lower Township
$1941
256 km or 159 mi Centreville
$2814
256 km or 159 mi Silver Spring
$2354
256 km or 159 mi Bethesda
$2800