Cost of living in San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Summary of cost of living in San Luis Potosí

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $2,011 (Mex$ 42,083)
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $964 (Mex$ 20,166)
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on data that may have some inconsistencies at the moment. They already provide a decent estimate but they are not currently bullet-proof.
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List of prices in San Luis Potosí, Mexico. Current as of Mar 2021.

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Food [Edit]
MXN USD
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district Mex$ 236 ($11)
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) Mex$ 110 ($5.25)
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast Mex$ 76 ($3.64)
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk Mex$ 21 ($0.98)
12 eggs, large Mex$ 34 ($1.60)
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes Mex$ 26 ($1.24)
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese Mex$ 69 ($3.28)
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples Mex$ 41 ($1.98)
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes Mex$ 27 ($1.31)
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket Mex$ 25 ($1.18)
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality Mex$ 188 ($9)
2 liters of coca-cola Mex$ 30 ($1.42)
Bread for 2 people for 1 day Mex$ 24 ($1.16)
Housing [Edit]
MXN USD
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area Mex$ 16,786 ($802)
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area Mex$ 8,564 ($409)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat Mex$ 870 ($42)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area Mex$ 10,755 ($514)
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area Mex$ 4,411 ($211)
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio Mex$ 1,056 ($50)
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) Mex$ 386 ($18)
40” flat screen tv Mex$ 8,831 ($422)
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,587 ($76)
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) Mex$ 117 ($5.58)
Hourly rate for cleaning help Mex$ 61 ($2.90)
Clothes [Edit]
MXN USD
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) Mex$ 923 ($44)
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) Mex$ 644 ($31)
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 1,619 ($77)
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes Mex$ 1,093 ($52)
Transportation [Edit]
MXN USD
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new Mex$ 330,012 ($15,773)
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas Mex$ 20 ($0.94)
Monthly ticket public transport Mex$ 425 ($20)
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) Mex$ 66 ($3.15)
Personal Care [Edit]
MXN USD
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) Mex$ 68 ($3.23)
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) Mex$ 232 ($11)
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) Mex$ 611 ($29)
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) Mex$ 55 ($2.62)
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) Mex$ 63 ($3.01)
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) Mex$ 54 ($2.60)
4 rolls of toilet paper Mex$ 30 ($1.43)
Tube of toothpaste Mex$ 25 ($1.20)
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city Mex$ 104 ($4.95)
Entertainment [Edit]
MXN USD
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub Mex$ 289 ($14)
2 tickets to the movies Mex$ 136 ($7)
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) Mex$ 920 ($44)
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert Mex$ 648 ($31)
1 cocktail drink in downtown club Mex$ 96 ($4.59)
Cappuccino in expat area of the city Mex$ 59 ($2.84)
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) Mex$ 45 ($2.17)
Ipad wi-fi 128gb Mex$ 9,677 ($462)
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) Mex$ 2.46 ($0.12)
1 month of gym membership in business district Mex$ 798 ($38)
1 package of marlboro cigarettes Mex$ 53 ($2.55)
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 205 prices entered by 15 different people.
Latest price update: March 04, 2021

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