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Cost of Living in Salinas, Ecuador

By Joshua Wood, LPC

Last updated on Jan 18, 2023

Summary: What is the cost of living in Salinas, Ecuador? Hear what expats, digital nomads and retirees living in Salinas have to say about the cost of housing, health insurance and general living costs.

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Is the cost of living in Salinas high?

We asked people how much they someone comfortably live on in Salinas, they wrote:

"The cost of living in Salinas is generally considered to be average with some goods and services such as food and energy priced higher than other cities in the region," explained one expat.

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What is the average cost of housing in Salinas?

If you are thinking about moving to Salinas, cost of living in probably a key consideration. Expats commented about the cost of housing:

"The cost of housing in Salinas generally ranges from relatively affordable to quite expensive, depending on the location, amenities, and size of the home," said another expat in Salinas.

"They are much lower. The average cost is hard to say because the range is so broad depending on what you want. I will say the property taxes are 1% of the purchase price per year," added another person living in Salinas.

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About the Author

Joshua Wood 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.

Some of Joshua's articles include Pros and Cons of Living in Portugal, 10 Best Places to Live in Ireland and Pros and Cons of Living in Uruguay. Connect with Joshua on LinkedIn.

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