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Cost of Living Comparison Between Boston, MA and Charlotte, NC Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Charlotte, NC are 12.47% lower than in Boston, MA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Charlotte, NC are 27.27% lower than in Boston, MA
Rent Prices in Charlotte, NC are 45.78% lower than in Boston, MA
Restaurant Prices in Charlotte, NC are 20.87% lower than in Boston, MA
Groceries Prices in Charlotte, NC are 7.31% lower than in Boston, MA
Local Purchasing Power in Charlotte, NC is 12.16% higher than in Boston, MA
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 12.00 $      -20.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 $ 50.00 $      -23.08 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 6.12 $      -12.50 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.50 $ 3.00 $      -45.45 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 5.00 $      -28.57 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.75 $ 3.36 $      -10.38 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.75 $ 1.58 $      -9.68 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.44 $ 1.44 $      -0.41 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.42 $ 3.27 $      -4.40 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.78 $ 2.23 $      -19.83 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.34 $ 1.29 $      -3.96 %
Eggs (12) 3.22 $ 2.43 $      -24.57 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.53 $ 4.50 $      -18.55 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.64 $ 4.56 $      -1.80 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.70 $ 5.80 $      +1.77 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.01 $ 2.21 $      +10.40 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 $ 0.61 $      -20.26 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.13 $ 2.33 $      +9.40 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.20 $ 1.84 $      -16.27 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.40 $ 1.65 $      +17.22 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.23 $ 1.50 $      +22.35 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.51 $ 1.91 $      +25.96 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.97 $ 1.94 $      -1.46 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.99 $ 13.00 $      -13.28 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.59 $ 1.56 $      -1.88 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.95 $ 2.25 $      +15.38 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.21 $ 5.50 $      -46.10 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $ 2.25 $      -10.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 $ 88.00 $      +17.33 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $ 2.75 $      +5.77 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $ 3.00 $      +7.14 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 $ 30.00 $      +7.14 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.18 $ 2.03 $      -6.45 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 $ 21,500.00 $      -10.42 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 142.88 $ 125.37 $      -12.26 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $ 0.10 $      -10.00 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 51.39 $ 52.86 $      +2.86 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 52.82 $ 27.06 $      -48.78 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.50 $ 8.00 $      -69.81 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 $ 11.00 $      -12.00 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 45.78 $ 39.93 $      -12.78 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.26 $ 32.23 $      -19.96 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.77 $ 74.30 $      -1.93 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 90.53 $ 77.96 $      -13.89 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,258.60 $ 1,212.08 $      -46.33 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,521.07 $ 838.96 $      -44.84 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,913.23 $ 2,183.33 $      -44.21 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,617.23 $ 1,355.67 $      -48.20 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 699.92 $ 184.81 $      -73.60 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 299.50 $ 100.90 $      -66.31 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,822.49 $ 3,118.18 $      -18.43 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.07 3.95      -3.01 %
Last update: May, 2016May, 2016
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Currency: USD