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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 9.76% lower than in Boston, MA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Charlotte, NC are 27.47% lower than in Boston, MA
Rent Prices in Charlotte, NC are 49.07% lower than in Boston, MA
Restaurant Prices in Charlotte, NC are 20.32% lower than in Boston, MA
Groceries Prices in Charlotte, NC are 4.53% lower than in Boston, MA
Local Purchasing Power in Charlotte, NC is 20.00% higher than in Boston, MA
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 11.50 $      -23.33 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $ 50.00 $      -16.67 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 $ 6.50 $      -13.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 5.50 $ 3.00 $      -45.45 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 7.00 $ 4.50 $      -35.71 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.70 $ 3.45 $      -6.79 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.79 $ 1.41 $      -21.22 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.46 $ 1.38 $      -5.46 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.50 $ 3.36 $      -4.08 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.07 $ 2.32 $      -24.58 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.27 $ 1.24 $      -2.69 %
Eggs (12) 3.24 $ 2.41 $      -25.59 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.62 $ 5.00 $      -11.07 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.50 $ 4.76 $      +5.66 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.04 $ 5.75 $      -4.77 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.87 $ 2.30 $      +23.17 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.72 $ 0.53 $      -26.51 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.78 $ 2.25 $      +26.71 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.19 $ 1.74 $      -20.75 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.31 $ 1.90 $      +45.24 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.57 $ 1.81 $      +15.28 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.94 $ 1.95 $      +0.41 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.89 $ 1.94 $      +2.69 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.50 $ 13.00 $      -10.31 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.56 $ 1.75 $      +12.42 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.08 $ 2.50 $      +19.95 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 $ 5.17 $      -48.30 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $ 2.25 $      -10.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 75.00 $ 83.50 $      +11.33 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $ 3.00 $      +15.38 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.80 $ 3.91 $      +39.79 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 $ 22.50 $      -19.64 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.29 $ 2.08 $      -8.89 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $ 22,000.00 $      -12.00 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 144.75 $ 129.71 $      -10.39 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $ 0.10 $      -6.25 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.06 $ 51.64 $      +3.15 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 54.70 $ 28.75 $      -47.44 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.00 $ 20.00 $      -20.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.25 $ 11.00 $      -10.20 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 44.92 $ 37.67 $      -16.15 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.53 $ 34.03 $      -18.06 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.14 $ 66.17 $      -11.93 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 94.17 $ 81.11 $      -13.86 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,302.32 $ 1,164.21 $      -49.43 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,562.74 $ 790.59 $      -49.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,017.64 $ 2,072.73 $      -48.41 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,619.50 $ 1,321.61 $      -49.55 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 682.74 $ 189.69 $      -72.22 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 278.46 $ 102.87 $      -63.06 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,469.88 $ 3,020.00 $      -12.97 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.19 3.94      -5.97 %
Last update: February, 2016February, 2016
Contributors:264107
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD