Tijuana vs Zapopan - Cost of Living Comparison

Tijuana Zapopan
🚶 Cost of living one person
$913
$759
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$2398
$1976
🏠 One person rent
$410
$315
🏘️ Family rent
$940
$656
🍽️ Food expenses
$278
$283
🚐 Transport expenses
$149
$85
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$770
$972
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
5 km
24 km
🎓 Higher education
28
50
😀 Quality of life
61
63
🏙️ Population
1.96M
1.48M

The cost of living in Tijuana is 20% more expensive than in Zapopan. Cities ranked 5672nd and 6208th ($913 vs $759) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 4th and 18th in Mexico.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.8 months in Tijuana compared to 1.3 months in Zapopan. Ranked 3rd vs 2nd best cities to live in Mexico, and 5035th vs 4575th among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Tijuana vs Zapopan

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Tijuana Zapopan
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$9.73
$8.15
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$37
$39.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.38
$6.02
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.97
$1.83
 Cappuccino
$3.06
$2.99
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.96
$0.83
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$547
$312
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$278
$258
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1147
$821
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$753
$539
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$54.5
$26.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$84.5
$40.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$23.9
$20.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
12.44%
11.25%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1553
$2742
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$899
$970
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.84
$0.49
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$43.8
$20.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17.9
$11.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.1
$1.09
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.19
$1.14
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$1.59
$1.52
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.15
$1.15
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.38
$1.74
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.08
$7.02
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.37
$5.74
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.18
$8.02
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.84
$2.3
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.14
$0.92
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$0.76
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.31
$1.09
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.06
$1.23
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.75
$0.99
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.49
$0.48
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.48
$1.37
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$9
$10.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.16
$1.25
🚬 Cigarette pack
$3.42
$3.11
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.54
$4.68
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$2.88
$2.78
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.5
$1.44
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.35
$1.52
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$36.4
$38.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.65
$3.93
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$44.3
$26.8
💇 Haircut, simple
$6.4
$7.15
👖 Brand Jeans
$44.8
$49.8
👟 Brand Sneakers
$66.2
$81.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$123
$240
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$3578
$3914

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
6.7 km or 4.2 mi Guadalajara
$751
11 km or 6.9 mi Tlaquepaque
$623
99 km or 61 mi La Barca
$628
113 km or 70 mi Ciudad Guzman
$622
142 km or 88 mi Zamora
$638
147 km or 91 mi Autlan
$629
163 km or 101 mi San Francisco del Rincon
$627
167 km or 104 mi Lagos de Moreno
$633
168 km or 104 mi Colima
$529
172 km or 107 mi Aguascalientes
$581
179 km or 111 mi Tepic
$477
183 km or 114 mi Leon
$662
192 km or 119 mi Puerto Vallarta
$778
195 km or 121 mi Zacapu
$669
200 km or 124 mi Uruapan
$577
206 km or 128 mi Silao
$628
208 km or 129 mi Tecoman
$630
209 km or 130 mi Manzanillo
$564
212 km or 131 mi Apatzingan
$627
213 km or 132 mi Irapuato
$526
214 km or 133 mi Sayulita
$626
224 km or 139 mi Guanajuato
$817
229 km or 142 mi Salamanca
$472
243 km or 151 mi Yuriria
$629
243 km or 151 mi Zacatecas
$502
254 km or 158 mi Cortazar
$627
256 km or 159 mi Morelia
$599
269 km or 167 mi Celaya
$512
276 km or 172 mi San Miguel de Allende
$827
278 km or 173 mi Fresnillo
$448
296 km or 184 mi San Luis Potosi
$743
313 km or 194 mi Queretaro
$736
332 km or 206 mi Lazaro Cardenas
$617
354 km or 220 mi Rioverde
$457
355 km or 221 mi San Juan del Rio
$646
370 km or 230 mi San Jose Villa de Allende
$625
389 km or 242 mi Durango
$533
394 km or 245 mi Zihuatanejo
$771
419 km or 260 mi Mazatlan
$699
422 km or 262 mi Toluca
$628