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

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You would need around 3,881.04$ in Charlotte, NC to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 4,000.00$ in Dallas, TX (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

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Consumer Prices in Charlotte, NC are 2.78% lower than in Dallas, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Charlotte, NC are 2.97% lower than in Dallas, TX
Rent Prices in Charlotte, NC are 3.37% lower than in Dallas, TX
Restaurant Prices in Charlotte, NC are 2.52% lower than in Dallas, TX
Groceries Prices in Charlotte, NC are 11.72% higher than in Dallas, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Charlotte, NC is 9.45% 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 $     50.00 $      +11.11 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $     6.25 $      -3.85 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 4.00 $     3.00 $      -25.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.75 $     4.00 $      -30.43 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.03 $     3.32 $      -17.51 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.66 $     1.34 $      -18.98 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.49 $     1.16 $      -22.03 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.97 $     0.99 $      +1.96 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.42 $     2.02 $      -16.21 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.40 $     2.84 $      +18.59 %
Eggs (12) 2.28 $     1.98 $      -13.24 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 7.22 $     6.76 $      -6.39 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.45 $     8.81 $      +4.24 %
Apples (1kg) 3.29 $     4.00 $      +21.68 %
Oranges (1kg) 3.22 $     3.87 $      +20.23 %
Tomato (1kg) 2.33 $     4.00 $      +71.57 %
Potato (1kg) 2.43 $     5.00 $      +105.40 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.42 $     1.44 $      +1.36 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.62 $     1.39 $      -14.33 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     14.00 $      +16.67 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.38 $     1.88 $      -44.30 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.25 $     3.67 $      -30.16 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 6.25 $     4.75 $      -24.00 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $     2.15 $      -14.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 $     80.00 $      0.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.25 $     2.50 $      +11.11 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 3.05 $     1.55 $      -49.13 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 50.00 $     30.00 $      -40.00 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.89 $     0.91 $      +1.53 %
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 168.07 $     120.55 $      -28.28 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 $     0.10 $      -45.95 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 51.00 $     37.67 $      -26.14 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.67 $     41.25 $      +3.99 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 16.00 $     20.00 $      +25.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     9.50 $      -5.00 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 38.94 $     33.50 $      -13.97 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.00 $     28.66 $      -31.75 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 83.57 $     60.00 $      -28.21 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 96.25 $     57.50 $      -40.26 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,100.36 $     1,108.33 $      +0.72 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 784.29 $     809.17 $      +3.17 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,190.00 $     2,025.00 $      -7.53 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,212.50 $     1,166.67 $      -3.78 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 2,009.26 $     1,937.50 $      -3.57 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,485.42 $     1,291.67 $      -13.04 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 4,061.88 $     3,568.50 $      -12.15 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.46     4.20      -5.93 %
 
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