Summary

Cost of living in Monterey, CA is 5% more expensive than Philadelphia, PA according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$2,775
$2,908
Cost of Living
$3,215
$3,480
Average Salary
$2,051
$2,204
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Philadelphia, PA
Monterey, CA
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,578.2
$1,695.83
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$1,027.76
$1,623.61
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$2,859.19
$3,020.83
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$1,631.21
$2,546.67

Salaries And Financing

Name
Philadelphia, PA
Monterey, CA
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$3,215.36
$3,480
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%4.43
%4.15

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Philadelphia, PA
Monterey, CA
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$158.17
$144.11
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.1
$0.1
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$69.13
$63.75

Markets

Name
Philadelphia, PA
Monterey, CA
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$1.07
$0.95
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$3.41
$3.19
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.97
$3.42
Local Cheese (1kg)
$12.91
$9.92
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$2.2
$1.83
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$14
$13
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$2.63
$2
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$3.54
$3.11
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$9.99
$8.38
Apples (1kg)
$7.62
$5.5
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$9.33
$9.92
Oranges (1kg)
$3.89
$3.87
Potato (1kg)
$4.75
$2.56
Lettuce (1 head)
$2.09
$1.67
Rice (white), (1kg)
$5.37
$4.22
Tomato (1kg)
$4.93
$4.41
Banana (1kg)
$1.54
$2.67
Onion (1kg)
$4.47
$3.16
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$15.16
$15.22

Transportation

Name
Philadelphia, PA
Monterey, CA
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$2.42
$2.5
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$100.62
$95
Gasoline (1 liter)
$0.79
$0.92
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$22,460.83
$21,974.17
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$3.15
$4.92
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.48
$2.32
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$27.42
$32.67
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$22,132.32
$21,305.56

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Philadelphia, PA
Monterey, CA
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$39.95
$46.17
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$29.85
$39.8
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$72.01
$72.37
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$91.43
$125

Restaurants

Name
Philadelphia, PA
Monterey, CA
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$15
$16.97
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$55
$55
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$7.13
$7.67
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$5
$6
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$6.83
$7.17
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.83
$1.96
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.31
$1.66
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.98
$3.65

Sports And Leisure

Name
Philadelphia, PA
Monterey, CA
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$33.02
$44.79
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$34.92
$10
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$12.75
$12.62

Childcare

Name
Philadelphia, PA
Monterey, CA
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$978.03
$1,383.33
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$23,250
$11,444.44

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Philadelphia, PA
Monterey, CA
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$3,868.58
$6,266.02
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$1,456.53
$5,158.42