Cost of living in San Antonio, Texas, United States

Summary of cost of living in San Antonio, Texas

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $4,689
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $2,712
  • Cost of living in San Antonio, Texas is cheaper than in 83% of cities in USA (30 out of 36)
  • Cost of living in San Antonio, Texas is cheaper than in 81% of cities in N. America (35 out of 43)
  • Cost of living in San Antonio, Texas is more expensive than in 64% of cities in the World (71 out of 195)
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List of prices in San Antonio, Texas
Current as of Feb 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 $4.62
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $1.02
12 eggs, large $4.04
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $3.18
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $6
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $3.80
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.78
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $2.72
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $14
2 liters of coca-cola $2.35
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $2.51
Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $2,249
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $1,743
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $194
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $1,535
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $1,099
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $128
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $72
40” flat screen tv $281
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $126
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $11
Hourly rate for cleaning help $19
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $47
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) $45
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) $88
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $135
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $26,937
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $0.78
Monthly ticket public transport $36
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $16
Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) $5.85
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $12
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) $94
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $6
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $2.92
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $5.29
4 rolls of toilet paper $3.64
Tube of toothpaste $1.39
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $20
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $54
2 tickets to the movies $26
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $260
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $78
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $13
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $4.84
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $5.73
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $446
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.35
1 month of gym membership in business district $37
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $8
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 189 prices entered by 26 different people.
Latest price update: February 21, 2024

San Antonio, TX position in our World Ranking

the world
71st
out of 195
n. america
35th
out of 43
usa
30th
out of 36

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