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

You would need around 3,593.90$ 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.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Charlotte, NC are 10.02% lower than in Dallas, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Charlotte, NC are 10.15% lower than in Dallas, TX
Rent Prices in Charlotte, NC are 10.42% lower than in Dallas, TX
Restaurant Prices in Charlotte, NC are 5.74% lower than in Dallas, TX
Groceries Prices in Charlotte, NC are 0.57% lower than in Dallas, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Charlotte, NC is 3.44% higher 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 6.25 $     6.00 $      -4.00 %
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) 4.17 $     3.29 $      -21.09 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.54 $     1.32 $      -14.48 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.47 $     1.21 $      -17.87 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.88 $     0.90 $      +2.14 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.38 $     2.21 $      -7.10 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 2.58 $     2.42 $      -6.00 %
Eggs (12) 2.03 $     1.98 $      -2.16 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 8.91 $     6.82 $      -23.49 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 6.71 $     7.71 $      +14.88 %
Apples (1kg) 3.33 $     4.19 $      +25.88 %
Oranges (1kg) 2.91 $     2.76 $      -5.41 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.24 $     4.00 $      +23.27 %
Potato (1kg) 2.27 $     1.55 $      -31.56 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.41 $     1.73 $      +22.46 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.87 $     2.00 $      +6.54 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $     11.00 $      +10.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.00 $     1.44 $      -52.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 4.50 $     3.50 $      -22.22 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 5.90 $     4.54 $      -22.99 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 3.75 $     2.00 $      -46.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 $     80.00 $      0.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.10 $     2.50 $      +19.05 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 3.11 $     1.50 $      -51.72 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 21.60 $     30.00 $      +38.89 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.88 $     0.94 $      +6.43 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $     15,000.00 $      -40.00 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 184.21 $     119.89 $      -34.91 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.18 $     0.15 $      -18.92 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 48.67 $     42.60 $      -12.47 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 45.80 $     40.00 $      -12.66 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 11.50 $     20.00 $      +73.91 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.50 $     8.00 $      -23.81 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 37.44 $     32.80 $      -12.41 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.75 $     30.00 $      -22.58 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 77.14 $     60.00 $      -22.22 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 88.75 $     53.33 $      -39.91 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,050.00 $     1,137.50 $      +8.33 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 754.29 $     781.25 $      +3.57 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,237.50 $     1,700.00 $      -24.02 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,300.00 $     1,166.67 $      -10.26 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 3,764.76 $     1,776.05 $      -52.82 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,937.50 $     1,453.13 $      -25.00 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 3,704.86 $     3,443.22 $      -7.06 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.69     4.22      -9.87 %
 
Last updateApril, 2014April, 2014
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