Summary

Cost of living in Mountain View, CA is 64% more expensive than Waterloo according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$5,090
$1,835
Cost of Living
$6,984
$2,393
Average Salary
$4,319
$1,458
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Mountain View, CA
Waterloo
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$3,322.22
$1,121.75
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$2,877.78
$646.43
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$6,388.89
$1,814.3
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$5,600
$1,525.85

Salaries And Financing

Name
Mountain View, CA
Waterloo
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$6,984.43
$2,393.26
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%3.89
%3.46

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Mountain View, CA
Waterloo
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$162.96
$125.73
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.01
$0.17
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$69.33
$48.75

Markets

Name
Mountain View, CA
Waterloo
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$0.84
$2.17
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$4.38
$1.86
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.83
$2.16
Local Cheese (1kg)
$13.23
$7.43
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$3.22
$1.38
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$12.33
$9.28
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.15
$2.07
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.3
$2.51
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$12
$9.03
Apples (1kg)
$4.01
$2.42
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$13.47
$9.28
Oranges (1kg)
$2.2
$2.35
Potato (1kg)
$2.2
$1.69
Lettuce (1 head)
$2.03
$1.54
Rice (white), (1kg)
$7.48
$2.95
Tomato (1kg)
$6.31
$1.93
Banana (1kg)
$2.65
$1
Onion (1kg)
$4.27
$1.35
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$11.02
$9.28

Transportation

Name
Mountain View, CA
Waterloo
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$4.83
$2.39
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$97.33
$65.71
Gasoline (1 liter)
$0.95
$0.89
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$21,666.67
$18,310.23
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$5
$2.75
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$3.73
$1.32
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$0
$19.39
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$20,444.44
$16,570.46

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Mountain View, CA
Waterloo
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$42.42
$42.52
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$35
$33.44
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$67.78
$68.35
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$92.78
$75.67

Restaurants

Name
Mountain View, CA
Waterloo
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$15.67
$11.66
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$66.67
$51.17
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$7.67
$7.02
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$4.67
$4.51
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$7.67
$4.76
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.27
$1.75
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.56
$1.28
Cappuccino (regular)
$4.06
$3.06

Sports And Leisure

Name
Mountain View, CA
Waterloo
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$63.06
$28.9
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$2
$26.34
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$14.42
$9.22

Childcare

Name
Mountain View, CA
Waterloo
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$1,555.56
$730.01
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$22,500
$6,019.8

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Mountain View, CA
Waterloo
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$13,728.73
$3,461.39
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$8,033.28
$0