Cost of living in El Paso, Texas, United States

Summary of cost of living in El Paso, Texas

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $3,538
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $1,733
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on only a few data points. At the moment, you should treat them only as a best guess.

List of prices in El Paso, Texas
Current as of May 2024.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $18
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) $10
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $3.16
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $0.82
12 eggs, large $2.94
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $2.10
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $3.67
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.04
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.50
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $2.86
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $16
2 liters of coca-cola $2.19
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $3.52
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $1,290
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $944
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $179
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $826
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $624
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $135
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $50
40” flat screen tv $322
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $78
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $14
Hourly rate for cleaning help $12
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $48
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) $28
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) $87
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $79
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $19,315
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.85
Monthly ticket public transport $39
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $15
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) $7
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $26
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) $63
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $8
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $2.17
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $7
4 rolls of toilet paper $5.84
Tube of toothpaste $1.95
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $27
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $38
2 tickets to the movies $21
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $174
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $73
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $15
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $5.24
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $4.02
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $369
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.28
1 month of gym membership in business district $53
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $8
WARNING!  These prices are based on only a few data points. At this point they are mostly a guess. They are based on 107 prices entered by 8 different people.
Latest price update: May 18, 2024

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