Cost of living in Mazatlán, Mexico

Summary of cost of living in Mazatlán

Family of four estimated monthly costs: Mex$ 33,683
Single person estimated monthly costs: Mex$ 16,090
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List of prices in Mazatlán, Mexico. Current as of Dec 2019.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Mex$ 125
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (Big Mac Meal or similar) Mex$ 91
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Mex$ 47
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Mex$ 16
12 eggs, large Mex$ 29
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Mex$ 16
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Mex$ 50
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Mex$ 32
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Mex$ 18
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Mex$ 18
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Mex$ 176
2 liters of Coca-Cola Mex$ 23
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Mex$ 14
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in EXPENSIVE area Mex$ 14,756
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 Sqft) furnished accommodation in NORMAL area Mex$ 5,691
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Mex$ 872
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in EXPENSIVE area Mex$ 7,634
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 Sqft) furnished studio in NORMAL area Mex$ 4,020
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 Sqft) studio Mex$ 657
Internet 8 Mbps (1 month) Mex$ 351
40” flat screen TV Mex$ 7,295
Microwave 800/900 Watt (Bosch, Panasonic, LG, Sharp, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,521
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Mex$ 94
Hourly rate for cleaning help Mex$ 63
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (Levis 501 or similar) Mex$ 697
1 summer dress in a High Street Store (Zara, H&M or similar retailers) Mex$ 565
1 pair of sport shoes (Nike, Adidas, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,283
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Mex$ 1,041
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 TSI 150 CV (or equivalent), with no extras, new Mex$ 240,324
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Mex$ 19
Monthly ticket public transport Mex$ 419
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Mex$ 283
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (Tylenol, Frenadol, Coldrex, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 70
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Mex$ 111
Short visit to private Doctor (15 minutes) Mex$ 427
1 box of 32 tampons (Tampax, OB, ...) Mex$ 54
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Mex$ 40
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Mex$ 32
4 rolls of toilet paper Mex$ 20
Tube of toothpaste Mex$ 19
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Mex$ 63
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Mex$ 289
2 tickets to the movies Mex$ 91
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Mex$ 496
Dinner for two at an Italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Mex$ 512
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Mex$ 65
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Mex$ 37
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Mex$ 30
iPad Wi-Fi 128GB -
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Mex$ 2.90
1 month of gym membership in business district Mex$ 388
1 package of Marlboro cigarettes Mex$ 46
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 198 prices entered by 14 different people.
Latest price update: December 08, 2019

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