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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 27.70% lower than in Boston, MA
Rent Prices in Charlotte, NC are 46.59% lower than in Boston, MA
Restaurant Prices in Charlotte, NC are 19.55% lower than in Boston, MA
Groceries Prices in Charlotte, NC are 9.07% lower than in Boston, MA
Local Purchasing Power in Charlotte, NC is 11.07% lower than in Boston, MA
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 12.25 $      -18.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 $ 50.00 $      -23.08 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 6.50 $      -7.14 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $ 4.00 $      -33.33 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 5.00 $      -28.57 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.78 $ 3.29 $      -12.86 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.76 $ 1.63 $      -7.13 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.45 $ 1.52 $      +4.49 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.34 $ 3.33 $      -0.50 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.66 $ 2.14 $      -19.70 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.40 $ 1.28 $      -8.45 %
Eggs (12) 3.17 $ 2.28 $      -28.18 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.06 $ 4.40 $      -13.15 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.85 $ 3.73 $      -23.06 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.83 $ 5.75 $      -1.48 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.00 $ 2.16 $      +7.89 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.70 $ 0.61 $      -13.32 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.04 $ 2.33 $      +14.52 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.21 $ 1.83 $      -17.49 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.53 $ 1.65 $      +7.78 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.44 $ 1.50 $      +3.99 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.46 $ 1.91 $      +31.08 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.67 $ 1.88 $      +12.43 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 13.50 $      -10.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.56 $ 1.56 $      0.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.90 $ 2.25 $      +18.42 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 $ 5.50 $      -45.00 %
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) 2.89 $ 2.75 $      -4.84 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $ 3.91 $      +20.43 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 $ 30.00 $      +7.14 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.13 $ 2.04 $      -4.19 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,000.00 $ 22,000.00 $      -4.35 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,750.00 $ 18,666.67 $      -14.18 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 138.13 $ 129.09 $      -6.55 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $ 0.10 $      -11.11 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 52.87 $ 54.29 $      +2.68 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 51.92 $ 29.33 $      -43.51 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 26.56 $ 3.00 $      -88.70 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 11.00 $      -8.33 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 46.20 $ 39.00 $      -15.59 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.66 $ 34.02 $      -14.21 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 77.64 $ 81.52 $      +4.99 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 95.93 $ 83.29 $      -13.17 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,279.76 $ 1,232.37 $      -45.94 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,579.14 $ 871.52 $      -44.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,858.86 $ 2,003.68 $      -48.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,612.22 $ 1,410.00 $      -46.02 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 803.21 $ 195.88 $      -75.61 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 336.13 $ 100.56 $      -70.08 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 4,145.30 $ 2,665.38 $      -35.70 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.90 3.90      -0.18 %
Last update: September, 2016September, 2016
Contributors:326141
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: USD