San Juan

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Life quality score

City ranking

Housing

7
114/263
Details
Large apartment$1123.41
Medium apartment$945.71
Rent index [score]0.76
Small apartment$768.00

Cost of Living

5
131/261
Details
5km taxi ride$9.70
A Cappuccino$3.00
A beer$2.30
A kilogram of Apples$3.50
Bread$0.92
Inflation [score]0.53
Lunch$15.00
Monthly fitness club membership$42.00
Monthly public transport$45.00
Movie ticket$8.30
Price of a meal at a restaurant$67.49

Startups

2
252/260
Details
Average monthly increase in number of startups [score]0.10
Coworking spaces [score]0.42
Coworking spaces on WorkFrom.co3
Meetups [score]0.13
Meetups groups13
Meetups members3370
Number of startup events in the last 12 months83
Number of upcoming meetup events2
Startup climate scene [score]0.09
Startup events19
Startup events23
Startup events [score]0.48
Startups [score]0.22
Total number of startups11

Venture Capital

1
223/227
Details
Venture capital [score]0.10

Travel Connectivity

1
221/260
Details
Airport hub49
Airport hub [score]0.27

Commute

4
225/260
Details
Traffic handling [score]0.61

Business Freedom

3
250/259
Details
Time to open a business5.50
Time to open a business [score]0.95

Safety

5
224/264
Details
Crime rate [score]0.18
Gun-related deaths per 100,000 residents per year16
Guns per 100 residents25
Lack of gun related deaths [score]0.58
Lack of guns [score]0.88
Lack of guns and gun-related deaths [score]0.73

Healthcare

5
239/260
Details
Healthcare expenditure [score]0.65
Healthcare quality [score]0.72

Education

N/A
Details

Environmental Quality

4
211/264
Details
Air quality [score]0.54
Cleanliness [score]0.33
Drinking water quality [score]0.55
Urban greenery [score]0.15

Economy

N/A
Details
Currency for urban areaUSD

Taxation

4
155/260
Details
Effective company profit tax rate on payouts as dividends [score]0.21
Income tax level [score]0.67
Profit tax (% of profit)0.62
Time overhead to file company taxes218

Internet Access

6
106/263
Details
Download speed (Mbps)34.85
Internet access (download) [score]0.64
Internet access (upload) [score]0.50
Upload speed (Mbps)11.42

Leisure & Culture

7
80/263
Details
Art galleries106
Art galleries [score]0.43
Cinemas40
Cinemas [score]0.68
Comedy clubs13
Comedy clubs [score]0.67
Concert venues72
Concerts [score]0.43
Historical sites57
Historical sites [score]0.78
Museums55
Museums [score]0.60
Performing art venues92
Performing arts [score]0.48
Sport venues32
Sports [score]0.53
Zoos4
Zoos [score]0.35

Tolerance

2
264/264
Details
Tolerance towards minorities [score]0.30

Outdoors

5
88/260
Details
Elevation (hills or mountains) [score]0.24
Median peak in meters496.00
Presence of hills in city1.00
Presence of mountains in city1.00
Seaside access1.00
Urban area elevation (meters)5.00
Water access [score]0.83
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Costs of living

Costs of living in San Juan are in the 131st place of all 261 Teleport cities. Sign up for free to get access to our cost of living index and use our international  cost of living calculator to do cost comparison by city.

Housing costs (USD)

$736$1,156
$946
Median rent for
apartments in city center

Daily living costs (USD)

Monthly fitness club membership$42
Movie ticket$8
Broadband internet connection$54
Monthly public transport$45
Lunch$15
-29%
compared to
San Francisco
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Software Engineer salaries in San Juan are above average. For this job type, San Juan ranks 103rd for salaries among 264 cities. Get access to our salary comparison calculator by signing up. Compare salaries city by city with our free salary wizard and convert your own salary to a local salary in San Juan.

Estimated annual salary (in USD)

$49,428
Median salary
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Safety

Gun crimes & Ownership

24.97
Guns per 100 people
15.55
Gun deaths per 100k people / year
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The overall crime rate puts San Juan in position 253 of 264 Teleport Cities in a ranking for the safest cities.

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Climate

Average number of clear days per year

70

Climate type

Tropical Monsoon

Average daily maximum temperature

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On living in San Juan

San Juan is the capital of Puerto Rico, and at about 395,000 its largest city. It has one of the best harbors in the Caribbean. The city will celebrate its 5th Century in 2008 or 2021, depending if they count from the founding of Caparra or the act of moving the Caparra settlement to Puerto Rico isle (Old San Juan)

San Juan is the oldest city under the United States dominion. San Juan is in the north-east of Puerto Rico, and features distinctly century-old architecture, such as Spanish military forts built from the 1540s to 1800s, an active harbor, and a very active economic area in the Hato Rey district. San Juan has magnificent beaches, hotels, plazas, historic sites, museums, etc.

San Juan has a land area of about 76 square miles. The city's population is approximately 395,000.

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