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Cost of Living in Raleigh, NC, United States

Prices in Raleigh, NC

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Consumer Price Index (Excl.Rent): 81.95
Rent Index: 34.71
Groceries Index: 85.81
Restaurants Index: 74.69
Consumer Price Plus Rent Index: 59.10
Local Purchasing Power: 114.41

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Restaurants [Edit] Avg.
Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $
10.00
12.38
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $
45.00
65.00
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.70 $
6.00
7.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.50 $
3.00
4.00
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.50 $
4.00
5.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.66 $
3.00
4.00
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.38 $
1.00
1.70
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.57 $
1.39
1.89
Markets [Edit] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.65 $
0.92
3.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.93 $
2.50
4.00
Rice (white), (1kg) 3.00 $
2.00
4.00
Eggs (12) 2.81 $
2.19
3.60
Local Cheese (1kg) 6.22 $
3.50
8.00
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.72 $
6.61
8.82
Apples (1kg) 3.76 $
3.00
4.41
Oranges (1kg) 3.35 $
3.00
4.41
Tomato (1kg) 3.90 $
2.00
5.49
Potato (1kg) 4.10 $
3.00
5.00
Lettuce (1 head) 2.50 $
1.99
3.50
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.70 $
1.19
2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 8.00 $
7.00
12.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.00 $
2.50
3.50
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.25 $
3.00
5.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 5.00 $
5.00
6.00
Transportation [Edit] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $
1.00
3.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 36.00 $
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.48 $
1.95
3.00
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.24 $
0.93
1.55
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) ?
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.92 $
0.90
0.95
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,000.00 $
25,000.00
27,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 171.01 $
100.00
250.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.29 $
0.23
0.39
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 45.50 $
40.00
55.00
Sports And Leisure [Edit] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 46.43 $
30.00
60.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.67 $
10.00
35.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.25 $
9.00
12.00
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 42.86 $
35.00
50.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.00 $
30.00
40.00
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 89.00 $
75.00
120.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 89.00 $
75.00
100.00
Rent Per Month [Edit] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 997.11 $
775.00
1,270.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 669.22 $
550.00
800.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,716.67 $
1,200.00
1,900.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,071.43 $
900.00
1,200.00
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] Avg.
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,291.67 $
1,291.67
1,291.67
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 904.17 $
904.17
904.17
Salaries And Financing [Edit] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 2,909.00 $
2,300.00
3,260.00
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.12
3.50
4.50

These data are based on 556 entries in the past 18 months from 68 different contributors.

Last update: August, 2014

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1 Comments so far

#Pete on Nov 18, 2013 :
There is a very particular issue about the prices in NC, and US in general. The prices don't include taxes, (7% in NC) and the services like taxi, restaurant, bar tenders, and a bunch of other crappy services that supposely should get not less than 15% tip...

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