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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 12.11% lower than in Boston, MA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Charlotte, NC are 27.60% lower than in Boston, MA
Rent Prices in Charlotte, NC are 46.80% lower than in Boston, MA
Restaurant Prices in Charlotte, NC are 20.70% lower than in Boston, MA
Groceries Prices in Charlotte, NC are 7.68% lower than in Boston, MA
Local Purchasing Power in Charlotte, NC is 10.01% 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 $ 6.25 $      -10.71 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $ 3.50 $      -41.67 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 5.00 $      -28.57 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.75 $ 3.41 $      -8.96 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.79 $ 1.49 $      -16.60 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.48 $ 1.43 $      -3.10 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.37 $ 3.40 $      +0.79 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.75 $ 2.32 $      -15.78 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.34 $ 1.27 $      -5.12 %
Eggs (12) 3.18 $ 2.36 $      -25.79 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.56 $ 5.00 $      -10.01 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.52 $ 4.50 $      -0.47 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.67 $ 5.80 $      +2.23 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.02 $ 2.30 $      +13.69 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.73 $ 0.53 $      -27.71 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.13 $ 2.25 $      +5.56 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.40 $ 1.74 $      -27.57 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.47 $ 1.50 $      +2.29 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.33 $ 1.64 $      +23.85 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.60 $ 1.95 $      +22.00 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.00 $ 1.94 $      -2.83 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.99 $ 13.00 $      -13.28 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.53 $ 1.75 $      +14.63 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.90 $ 2.50 $      +31.58 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.00 $ 5.34 $      -46.60 %
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) 2.70 $ 2.75 $      +1.85 %
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) 2.16 $ 2.03 $      -5.93 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 $ 20,250.00 $      -15.62 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 147.24 $ 125.89 $      -14.50 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $ 0.10 $      -11.11 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 51.10 $ 52.15 $      +2.05 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 54.88 $ 29.28 $      -46.64 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.12 $ 20.00 $      -26.27 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.50 $ 11.00 $      -12.00 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 46.91 $ 39.45 $      -15.88 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.27 $ 34.14 $      -17.28 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.62 $ 73.23 $      -4.42 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 92.11 $ 81.61 $      -11.40 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,299.24 $ 1,215.35 $      -47.14 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,555.20 $ 844.52 $      -45.70 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,967.00 $ 2,150.00 $      -45.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,645.45 $ 1,358.00 $      -48.67 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 692.78 $ 199.74 $      -71.17 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 299.50 $ 104.25 $      -65.19 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,791.43 $ 3,020.00 $      -20.35 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.07 3.95      -2.80 %
Last update: May, 2016April, 2016
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Currency: USD