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Cost of Living Comparison Between Charlotte, NC and Atlanta, GA Reverse

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You would need around 3,761.60$ in Atlanta, GA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,900.00$ in Charlotte, NC (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Atlanta, GA are 2.63% lower than in Charlotte, NC
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Atlanta, GA are 3.55% lower than in Charlotte, NC
Rent Prices in Atlanta, GA are 5.47% lower than in Charlotte, NC
Restaurant Prices in Atlanta, GA are 0.22% higher than in Charlotte, NC
Groceries Prices in Atlanta, GA are 15.48% lower than in Charlotte, NC
Local Purchasing Power in Atlanta, GA is 13.01% higher than in Charlotte, NC

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  Charlotte, NC  Atlanta, GA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     10.00 $      0.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $     45.00 $      -10.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 $     6.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.00 $     3.75 $      +25.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.00 $     5.50 $      +37.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.25 $     3.47 $      +6.88 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.38 $     1.73 $      +26.04 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.18 $     1.48 $      +25.06 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 1.01 $     0.92 $      -8.32 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.39 $     2.00 $      -16.44 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.42 $     2.13 $      -11.92 %
Eggs (12) 2.23 $     2.28 $      +2.00 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 11.17 $     6.87 $      -38.54 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 11.20 $     6.71 $      -40.14 %
Apples (1kg) 4.00 $     4.50 $      +12.56 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.87 $     4.06 $      +5.02 %
Tomato (1kg) 4.00 $     4.02 $      +0.55 %
Potato (1kg) 5.00 $     2.65 $      -47.06 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.44 $     1.63 $      +12.93 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.39 $     1.84 $      +32.61 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $     10.00 $      -33.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.50 $     2.75 $      +83.33 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.75 $     4.40 $      +60.00 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 4.75 $     5.00 $      +5.26 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.15 $     2.50 $      +16.28 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 $     87.00 $      +8.75 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $     2.75 $      +10.00 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.55 $     1.24 $      -20.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     15.00 $      -50.00 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.77 $     0.86 $      +12.41 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 16,750.00 $     19,500.00 $      +16.42 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 120.55 $     190.49 $      +58.02 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $     0.18 $      +75.00 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 39.43 $     50.40 $      +27.83 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.25 $     37.88 $      -8.18 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $     13.99 $      -30.05 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.25 $     11.00 $      +18.92 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 33.50 $     41.50 $      +23.89 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 28.66 $     29.11 $      +1.56 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 63.33 $     77.10 $      +21.74 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 55.00 $     75.57 $      +37.40 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,108.33 $     1,059.58 $      -4.40 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 809.17 $     800.00 $      -1.13 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,025.00 $     1,775.00 $      -12.35 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,166.67 $     1,195.00 $      +2.43 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,937.50 $     2,242.48 $      +15.74 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,291.67 $     1,865.74 $      +44.44 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,760.00 $     4,098.53 $      +9.00 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.08     4.04      -0.96 %
 
Last updateJanuary, 2015January, 2015
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Currency: USD