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Cost of Living in Raleigh

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Cost of Living Index (Excl.Rent): 69.66
Rent Index: 34.58
Groceries Index: 71.50
Restaurants Index: 68.97
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index: 53.15
Local Purchasing Power: 166.90
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $ 10.00-15.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 52.50 $ 40.00-70.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 $ 5.00-7.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 $ 3.00-5.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.00 $ 4.00-6.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.62 $ 3.00-4.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.69 $ 1.29-2.00
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.25 $ 1.00-1.50
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.74 $ 3.00-5.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.62 $ 1.99-3.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.71 $ 1.35-2.00
Eggs (12) 2.82 $ 2.25-3.50
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.31 $ 1.72-5.00
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.16 $ 3.00-6.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.25 $ 5.00-8.00
Apples (1 lb) 1.71 $ 1.36-2.00
Banana (1 lb) 0.73 $ 0.60-0.91
Oranges (1 lb) 1.62 $ 1.25-2.07
Tomato (1 lb) 1.70 $ 1.29-2.00
Potato (1 lb) 1.40 $ 0.85-2.00
Onion (1 lb) 1.02 $ 0.80-1.20
Lettuce (1 head) 1.73 $ 1.00-2.10
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.61 $ 1.00-2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 $ 10.69-20.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.83 $ 1.00-2.50
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.06 $ 1.50-3.00
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 5.75 $ 5.00-6.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.62 $ 1.50-2.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 45.00 $ 40.00-100.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 1.95 $ 1.95-3.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 2.00-4.20
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 $ 15.00-15.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.20 $ 1.90-2.50
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $ 18,762.00-23,000.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $ 18,000.00-22,000.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 140.38 $ 90.00-188.89
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.14 $ 0.10-0.29
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 46.50 $ 40.00-60.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 44.55 $ 30.00-70.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 5.00 $ 0.00-15.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $ 9.50-12.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.75 $ 30.00-50.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.91 $ 25.00-45.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.60 $ 60.00-90.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 87.50 $ 75.00-110.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 982.24 $ 852.10-1,200.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 773.56 $ 700.00-850.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,708.82 $ 1,400.00-2,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,266.56 $ 1,100.00-1,500.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 180.50 $ 124.00-250.00
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 109.80 $ 95.67-124.00
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,328.33 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.89 3.00-4.25

Prices in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

These data are based on 995 entries in the past 18 months from 131 different contributors.
Last update: August, 2016
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Cost of living in Raleigh is 30.34% lower than in New York (Info)Our estimator (with default settings) estimate monthly expenses for a single person at 807.28$ and for four person family at 2,890.63$ (without rent).
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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...