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Cost of Living in San Antonio | Texas

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1643
$3773
🛋️ Without rent
$711
$2266
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$932
$1507
🍽️ Food
$445
$1145
🚐 Transport
$130
$361
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3260
🏙️ Population
1.44M

The average cost of living in San Antonio is $1643, which is in the top 22% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 1968th out of 9294 in our global list, 1736th out of 2202 in the United States, and 91st out of 130 in the Texas State.

The median after-tax salary is $3260, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2 months. Ranked 32nd (TOP 1%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 14th best city to live in the United States, and 4th most liveable city in Texas State. With an estimated population of 1.44M, San Antonio is the 7th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport10 kmLackland Air Force Base
😷 Air qualityExcellent9.4 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank533The University of Texas at San Antonio
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Prices in San Antonio

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$11.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$46
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.92
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.44
☕ Cappuccino
$4.46
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.95

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.82
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.06
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.46
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.78
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.86
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.48
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.28
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.1
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.72
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.81
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.98
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.21
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.77
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.63
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.53
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$5.34
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.54
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.78
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.19

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.5
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$37.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.9
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.58

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$969
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$725
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1741
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1182
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$102
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$157
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$56.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.55%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1985
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1184

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$10.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$109
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$41.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$77.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$804
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$10405

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