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

You would need around 3,644.09$ in Charlotte, NC to maintain the same standard of life that you can have with 3,500.00$ in Louisville, KY (assuming you rent in both cities). This calculation uses our Consumer Prices Including Rent Index.

Indices DifferenceInfo
Consumer Prices in Charlotte, NC are 6.80% lower than in Louisville, KY
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Charlotte, NC are 4.12% higher than in Louisville, KY
Rent Prices in Charlotte, NC are 35.79% higher than in Louisville, KY
Restaurant Prices in Charlotte, NC are 3.72% higher than in Louisville, KY
Groceries Prices in Charlotte, NC are 15.87% lower than in Louisville, KY
Local Purchasing Power in Charlotte, NC is 14.11% lower than in Louisville, KY

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  Louisville, KY  Charlotte, NC      Difference
Restaurants [Edit] [Edit]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 8.00 $     9.50 $      +18.75 %
Meal for 2, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 42.00 $     45.00 $      +7.14 %
Combo Meal at McDonalds or Similar 6.00 $     6.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught) 3.00 $     3.00 $      0.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 5.12 $     4.00 $      -21.95 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.97 $     3.32 $      -16.29 %
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle) 1.64 $     1.29 $      -21.24 %
Water (0.33 liter bottle) 1.35 $     1.16 $      -13.84 %
 
Markets [Edit] [Edit]
Milk (regular), (1 liter) 0.78 $     0.94 $      +20.98 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g) 2.14 $     2.02 $      -5.65 %
Rice (white), (1kg) 1.97 $     2.42 $      +22.96 %
Eggs (12) 2.40 $     2.19 $      -8.79 %
Local Cheese (1kg) 9.74 $     6.76 $      -30.66 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg) 8.08 $     7.71 $      -4.60 %
Apples (1kg) 4.70 $     4.00 $      -14.82 %
Oranges (1kg) 4.80 $     2.76 $      -42.54 %
Tomato (1kg) 3.64 $     4.00 $      +9.95 %
Potato (1kg) 2.88 $     1.10 $      -61.70 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.23 $     1.80 $      +46.33 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.44 $     2.00 $      -18.07 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $     12.50 $      +4.17 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.00 $     0.89 $      -11.00 %
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle) 3.25 $     3.00 $      -7.69 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 5.02 $     4.18 $      -16.73 %
 
Transportation [Edit] [Edit]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.75 $     2.00 $      +14.29 %
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 $     1.53 $      +9.20 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 21.60 $     30.00 $      +38.89 %
Gasoline (1 liter) 0.97 $     0.94 $      -3.89 %
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 137.00 $     119.98 $      -12.43 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $     0.15 $      +50.00 %
Internet (6 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 42.00 $     40.50 $      -3.57 %
 
Sports And Leisure [Edit] [Edit]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 40.67 $     40.00 $      -1.64 %
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 $     25.33 $      +12.58 %
1 Pair of Nike Shoes 76.67 $     60.00 $      -21.74 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Shoes 90.00 $     53.33 $      -40.74 %
 
Rent Per Month [Edit] [Edit]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 700.00 $     1,141.67 $      +63.10 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 579.17 $     801.00 $      +38.30 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,175.00 $     1,700.00 $      +44.68 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,087.50 $     1,166.67 $      +7.28 %
 
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) 3,930.48 $     3,514.91 $      -10.57 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.19     3.98      -4.98 %
 
Last updateJuly, 2014July, 2014
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