Cost of living in San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Summary of cost of living in San Luis Potosí

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: Mex$ 41,796
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: Mex$ 19,940
  • San Luis Potosí is the 3rd cheapest city in Mexico (6 out of 8)
  • Cost of living in San Luis Potosí is cheaper than in 60% of cities in Latin America (21 out of 35)
  • Cost of living in San Luis Potosí is cheaper than in 84% of cities in the World (167 out of 200)

List of prices in San Luis Potosí, Mexico. Current as of Jan 2021.

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Food [Edit]
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Mex$ 204
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) Mex$ 103
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Mex$ 63
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Mex$ 20
12 eggs, large Mex$ 31
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Mex$ 26
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Mex$ 64
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Mex$ 44
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Mex$ 27
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Mex$ 24
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Mex$ 191
2 liters of coca-cola Mex$ 29
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Mex$ 22
Housing [Edit]
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area Mex$ 17,115
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area Mex$ 7,879
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Mex$ 1,232
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area Mex$ 11,022
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area Mex$ 4,643
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio Mex$ 1,148
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) Mex$ 404
40” flat screen tv Mex$ 8,748
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,654
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Mex$ 128
Hourly rate for cleaning help Mex$ 69
Clothes [Edit]
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) Mex$ 829
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) Mex$ 783
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,646
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Mex$ 1,163
Transportation [Edit]
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new Mex$ 323,019
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Mex$ 20
Monthly ticket public transport Mex$ 411
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Mex$ 69
Personal Care [Edit]
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 74
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Mex$ 254
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) Mex$ 611
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) Mex$ 52
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Mex$ 60
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Mex$ 57
4 rolls of toilet paper Mex$ 31
Tube of toothpaste Mex$ 25
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Mex$ 105
Entertainment [Edit]
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Mex$ 296
2 tickets to the movies Mex$ 117
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Mex$ 908
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Mex$ 654
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Mex$ 93
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Mex$ 59
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Mex$ 45
Ipad wi-fi 128gb Mex$ 9,677
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Mex$ 2.58
1 month of gym membership in business district Mex$ 789
1 package of marlboro cigarettes Mex$ 52
These prices are based on abundant and consistent data. They are very reliable. They are based on 168 prices entered by 12 different people.
Latest price update: January 16, 2021

San Luis Potosí position in our World Ranking

the world
167th
out of 200
latin america
21st
out of 35
mexico
6th
out of 8

Cheapest and most expensive products in San Luis Potosí compared to other cities:

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