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Cost of Living Comparison Between Dallas, TX and Charlotte, NC Reverse

You would need around 3,559.25$ in Charlotte, NC to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,900.00$ in Dallas, TX (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Charlotte, NC are 10.32% lower than in Dallas, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Charlotte, NC are 8.74% lower than in Dallas, TX
Rent Prices in Charlotte, NC are 5.51% lower than in Dallas, TX
Restaurant Prices in Charlotte, NC are 5.63% lower than in Dallas, TX
Groceries Prices in Charlotte, NC are 5.11% lower than in Dallas, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Charlotte, NC is 3.11% lower than in Dallas, TX

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  Dallas, TX  Charlotte, NC      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 10.00 $     10.00 $      0.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 45.00 $     45.00 $      0.00 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.50 $     6.00 $      -7.69 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 $     3.00 $      -25.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.00 $      -20.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.95 $     3.29 $      -16.70 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.61 $     1.26 $      -21.79 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.48 $     1.14 $      -22.67 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.93 $     0.94 $      +1.02 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.28 $     2.02 $      -11.64 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.58 $     2.42 $      -6.00 %
Eggs (12) 2.13 $     2.19 $      +2.80 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.46 $     6.76 $      -28.57 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.50 $     6.61 $      -11.94 %
Apples (1kg) 3.20 $     4.00 $      +25.07 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.16 $     2.76 $      -12.81 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.72 $     4.00 $      +47.00 %
Potato (1kg) 2.26 $     1.10 $      -51.30 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.24 $     1.68 $      +35.85 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.58 $     1.94 $      +22.66 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.00 $     13.00 $      +18.18 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.00 $     2.32 $      -22.67 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.50 $     4.25 $      -5.56 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 5.78 $     4.54 $      -21.39 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     2.00 $      -20.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 $     80.00 $      0.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.25 $     2.50 $      +11.11 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 3.11 $     1.53 $      -50.86 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 $     30.00 $      -40.00 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.90 $     0.94 $      +4.24 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $     16,750.00 $      -33.00 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 157.30 $     119.98 $      -23.73 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 $     0.10 $      -45.95 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 49.00 $     39.40 $      -19.59 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 43.67 $     40.00 $      -8.40 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.33 $     20.00 $      +50.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     9.25 $      -7.50 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 38.94 $     32.80 $      -15.77 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.00 $     25.33 $      -36.68 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 80.00 $     60.00 $      -25.00 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 93.00 $     53.33 $      -42.65 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,085.00 $     1,121.43 $      +3.36 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 778.75 $     781.25 $      +0.32 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,087.50 $     1,850.00 $      -11.38 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,237.50 $     1,150.00 $      -7.07 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,227.43 $     1,937.50 $      -39.97 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,937.50 $     1,291.67 $      -33.33 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,975.08 $     3,514.91 $      -11.58 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.58     4.00      -12.66 %
 
Last updateSeptember, 2014September, 2014
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