In December, rent in Mexico rose 5.9% to a record $1,086 per month.
The average rent in the US was $1.21 per month, according to Rent Board data.
In 2016, the US experienced a slight uptick in housing prices, as the market boomed.
In January, the median price of a home in the United States rose 8.6%.
The national median house price rose 3.4% to $1 million in the month.
However, the Mexican economy is slowing down, which is a problem for the average consumer.
In December 2016, it had the lowest economic growth rate in 15 years, according a report by the U.S. Census Bureau.
The US economy is expected to contract 1.2% in 2017.