How do cost of living in Ohio and New Mexico compare?
Despite the vast difference in climate, the cost of living in Ohio and New Mexico is surprisingly similar, with Ohio being less than 5% cheaper than New Mexico. The main reason being that housing in New Mexico is more expensive than in Ohio. This is likely due to the sunnier climate in New Mexico and the cost of living in arid desert.
Mexico is a huge country (14th largest in the world) with several cities where you can live on the cheap. You should be more specific. Some cities that are equally safe and have a low cost of living include: Merida (Yucatan peninsula) San Carlos (Sonora) Ensenada (Baja California) Tlaxcala (Central Mexico)
You can find a chart on the cost of living by state at: http://ded.mo.gov/researchandplanning/indicators/cost_of_living/index.stm Look at the last chart at the bottom of the page. It can be copied into an excel spreadsheet if you wanted to manipulate the data. Alternatively you can go to many of the job boards or relocation sites and they will have a calculator to compare one city directly with another.
Depending on where you may live, certain states may have a higher cost of living. For example, Living in a state like Ohio, the cost of living is much lower than a state like New York or California. Therefore, since the cost of living varies from state to state and area to area, wages can range from a few hundred to a few thousand. Hope this helps~ Off Spring.
The cost of living in New Mexico in general is 5% lower than the national average. If you want to stay in an area where the cost of living is low, you will want to chose a rural area on the outskirts of a large city. This way, you can purchase a home at a less expensive price, but will still be able to travel to the city easily to get good deals on other…
The average cost of living in the US in 1912 was approximately 1,200 dollars a year. The cost of living was very different from then to now as the cost of living has greatly increased to over 40,000 a year average cost of living and that is still not enough for some American's to care for their families.
Monterrey is more expensive than most cities in Mexico. It however, has on average better remunerated jobs than their counterparts in the rest of the country. In general terms, expenses are 20% higher than those found in the rest of the country. For example, a meal in Monterrey averages US$6 while it would cost only US$4.50 in Mexico City (33% higher); basic utilities (electricity, gas, water and garbage disposal) would cost US$78.50 in Monterrey while…