Last updated on Apr 14, 2023
Summary: The approximate population of Queretaro, Mexico is 1.9 million people. People describe Queretaro as a vibrant city with a rich cultural heritage, a great food scene, and a friendly atmosphere. Expats love living in Queretaro for its affordability, safety, and the many outdoor activities available. The weather in Queretaro is generally mild, with temperatures ranging from an average low of 40°F (4°C) in the winter to an average high of 86°F (30°C) in the summer. The average cost of living in Queretaro for an expat is around $1,500 USD per month. The cost of a one bedroom apartment is around $400 USD per month, and a two bedroom apartment is around $600 USD per month.
What do I need to know about living in Queretaro?
When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Queretaro, they said:
"Expats retiring in Queretaro should consider researching the cost of living and resources available. Healthcare and insurance are important factors to research and compare options before retirement. Be aware of the climate and visit the area during different seasons to get a true feel for the area. It is also beneficial to research the security situation in the area. Finally, learning some Spanish may be beneficial when interacting with the locals," commented one expat who made the move to Queretaro.
What do I need to know before moving to Queretaro?
About the Author
Joshua Wood, LPC joined Expat Exchange in 2000 and serves as one of its Co-Presidents. He is also one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. Prior to Expat Exchange, Joshua worked for NBC Cable (MSNBC and CNBC Primetime). Joshua has a BA from Syracuse and a Master's in Clinical and Counseling Psychology from Fairleigh Dickinson University. Mr. Wood is also a licensed counselor and psychotherapist.
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