Cost of Living in Vega Alta, PR

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1316
$2647
🛋️ Without rent
$505
$1529
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$811
$1117
🍽️ Food
$321
$856
🚐 Transport
$54.7
$147
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3004
😀 Quality of life
68
🏙️ Population
35.4K

The average cost of living in Vega Alta is $1316, which is in the top 34% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 3119th out of 9294 in our global list, 2169th out of 2202 in the United States, and 26th out of 42 in Puerto Rico.

The median after-tax salary is $3004, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.3 months. Ranked 3233rd (TOP 35%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 993rd best city to live in the United States, and 12th most liveable city in Puerto Rico. With an estimated population of 35.4K, Vega Alta is the 1261st largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 25 km Fernando Luis Ribas Dominicci Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 4.6 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 5811 Carlos Albizu University - San Juan
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Prices in Vega Alta

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$7.48
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$35.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$5.17
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.75
 Cappuccino
$3.49
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$716
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$634
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$767
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$942
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$91.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$141
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$69.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
3.5%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4519
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2500
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.18
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$56.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.01
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.91
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.73
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.52
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.57
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.38
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.73
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.96
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.76
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.29
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.78
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.53
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.1
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.67
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.07
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$5.96
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.13
🚬 Cigarette pack
$9.45
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.46
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.95
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.63
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.89
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$20
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$7.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$109
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$45.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$85.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$149
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4180

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