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

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You would need around 4,023.36$ in Atlanta, GA to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,800.00$ in Charlotte, NC (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index. This comparison assumes net earnings (after income tax).

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Consumer Prices in Atlanta, GA are 0.61% lower than in Charlotte, NC
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Atlanta, GA are 5.88% higher than in Charlotte, NC
Rent Prices in Atlanta, GA are 21.79% higher than in Charlotte, NC
Restaurant Prices in Atlanta, GA are 11.60% higher than in Charlotte, NC
Groceries Prices in Atlanta, GA are 9.57% lower than in Charlotte, NC
Local Purchasing Power in Atlanta, GA is 9.47% lower than in Charlotte, NC

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  Charlotte, NC  Atlanta, GA      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.00 $     12.00 $      0.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $     60.00 $      +20.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 $     6.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 2.50 $     3.75 $      +50.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.25 $     6.50 $      +52.94 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.38 $     3.72 $      +10.10 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.52 $     1.67 $      +9.65 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.36 $     1.37 $      +0.74 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.67 $     3.73 $      +1.73 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.26 $     1.86 $      -17.62 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.21 $     1.09 $      -9.92 %
Eggs (12) 2.43 $     2.54 $      +4.65 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 3.17 $     2.69 $      -15.09 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.41 $     3.56 $      -19.36 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.94 $     2.21 $      +13.97 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.00 $     1.92 $      -4.22 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.33 $     1.91 $      +43.33 %
Potato (1 lb) 2.63 $     1.27 $      -51.69 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.82 $     1.66 $      -8.62 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.94 $     1.74 $      -10.37 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.50 $     12.00 $      -4.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.67 $     2.40 $      +44.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 2.50 $     4.60 $      +84.00 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 4.90 $     4.70 $      -4.08 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.20 $     2.50 $      +13.64 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 $     90.00 $      +12.50 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $     2.75 $      +10.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.66 $     2.25 $      -38.59 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $     18.00 $      -40.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.48 $     2.50 $      +1.01 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,500.00 $     19,000.00 $      +2.70 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 139.63 $     154.10 $      +10.36 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $     0.18 $      +75.00 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 40.22 $     47.22 $      +17.40 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 31.43 $     38.75 $      +23.29 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $     13.99 $      -30.05 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 9.50 $     10.00 $      +5.26 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 36.66 $     43.12 $      +17.62 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.25 $     31.33 $      +0.27 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 60.71 $     70.12 $      +15.50 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 70.00 $     72.11 $      +3.02 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 940.62 $     1,049.67 $      +11.59 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 751.25 $     802.14 $      +6.77 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,633.33 $     2,100.00 $      +28.57 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,110.00 $     1,450.00 $      +30.63 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 140.00 $     200.00 $      +42.86 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 97.50 $     160.00 $      +64.10 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,197.50 $     3,064.81 $      -4.15 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.12     4.04      -1.99 %
 
Last updateJune, 2015July, 2015
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