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Cost of Living Comparison Between Louisville, KY and Charlotte, NC Reverse

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You would need around 3,900.29$ in Charlotte, NC to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,400.00$ in Louisville, KY (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 Charlotte, NC are 7.18% higher than in Louisville, KY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Charlotte, NC are 14.71% higher than in Louisville, KY
Rent Prices in Charlotte, NC are 35.97% higher than in Louisville, KY
Restaurant Prices in Charlotte, NC are 3.53% higher than in Louisville, KY
Groceries Prices in Charlotte, NC are 9.87% higher than in Louisville, KY
Local Purchasing Power in Charlotte, NC is 65.57% higher than in Louisville, KY

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  Louisville, KY  Charlotte, NC      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 8.00 $     10.00 $      +25.00 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $     50.00 $      0.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 $     6.50 $      +8.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.00 $     3.00 $      0.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.00 $     4.00 $      -20.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.04 $     3.36 $      -16.94 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.72 $     1.36 $      -21.00 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.45 $     1.22 $      -15.67 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.77 $     1.01 $      +30.74 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.04 $     2.39 $      +17.40 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.97 $     2.21 $      +12.43 %
Eggs (12) 2.38 $     2.39 $      +0.34 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.74 $     11.17 $      +14.65 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 7.16 $     11.60 $      +61.96 %
Apples (1kg) 5.12 $     4.00 $      -21.88 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.80 $     3.87 $      -19.31 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.64 $     4.00 $      +9.95 %
Potato (1kg) 2.88 $     5.00 $      +73.74 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.23 $     1.44 $      +17.66 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.66 $     1.39 $      -47.81 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     15.00 $      +25.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.00 $     1.50 $      +50.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.25 $     2.75 $      -15.38 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 5.02 $     4.82 $      -3.88 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $     2.20 $      +25.71 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 50.00 $     80.00 $      +60.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 4.70 $     2.50 $      -46.81 %
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff) 1.40 $     2.28 $      +62.85 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 21.60 $     30.00 $      +38.89 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.80 $     0.71 $      -10.41 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,888.06 $     16,750.00 $      -29.88 %
 
Utilities (Monthly) [Edit] [Edit]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment 136.67 $     125.99 $      -7.81 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $     0.10 $      0.00 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 40.00 $     40.17 $      +0.42 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.00 $     41.25 $      +8.56 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 2.50 $     20.00 $      +700.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $     9.50 $      -5.00 %
 
Clothing And Shoes [Edit] [Edit]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 42.50 $     32.80 $      -22.83 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 22.50 $     28.66 $      +27.39 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 76.67 $     60.00 $      -21.74 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 90.00 $     55.00 $      -38.89 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 640.00 $     1,085.71 $      +69.64 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 564.29 $     795.83 $      +41.03 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,233.33 $     1,880.00 $      +52.43 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,160.00 $     1,130.00 $      -2.59 %
 
Buy Apartment Price [Edit] [Edit]
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,435.19 $     1,937.50 $      +35.00 %
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 1,184.03 $     1,291.67 $      +9.09 %
 
Salaries And Financing [Edit] [Edit]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (After Tax) 1,848.00 $     3,510.00 $      +89.94 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.19     4.08      -2.49 %
 
Last updateFebruary, 2015February, 2015
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Currency: USD