Historical Prices in Charlotte, NC

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Restaurants

Year
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
Meal for 2 People,
Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
McMeal at McDonalds
(or Equivalent Combo Meal)
2020 12.50 66.00 8.00
2019 16.00 55.00 7.25
2018 14.00 80.00 -
2017 15.00 50.00 6.00
2016 14.00 50.00 6.50
2015 11.50 50.00 6.25
2014 10.00 50.00 6.50
2013 9.50 45.00 6.00
2012 8.49 35.00 5.97
2011 10.00 40.00 6.50
2010 8.00 26.50 5.67
Year
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter draught)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
Coke/Pepsi
(0.33 liter bottle)
Water
(0.33 liter bottle)
Cappuccino
(regular)
2020 4.88 6.00 2.19 1.80 4.40
2019 - - 1.53 1.34 4.02
2018 5.00 7.50 - - 4.80
2017 4.00 5.00 1.60 1.32 4.09
2016 4.00 5.00 1.57 1.52 3.36
2015 3.00 4.50 1.42 1.34 3.50
2014 2.50 4.00 1.42 1.14 3.54
2013 3.00 4.00 1.26 1.23 3.18
2012 3.00 4.50 1.52 1.34 3.32
2011 2.25 3.50 1.25 1.25 4.00
2010 3.00 4.00 1.34 1.19 -

Markets

Year
Milk
(regular),
(1 liter)
Loaf of Fresh White Bread
(500g)
Eggs
(regular)
(12)
Water
(1.5 liter bottle)
Domestic Beer
(0.5 liter bottle)
Imported Beer
(0.33 liter bottle)
2020 0.79 3.05 2.05 1.59 2.45 -
2019 - - - - - -
2018 0.62 - - - - -
2017 0.85 2.75 2.43 - - -
2016 0.87 2.39 2.08 1.64 - -
2015 0.90 2.49 2.41 2.22 - -
2014 1.05 2.63 - - - -
2013 0.81 2.15 - - - -
2012 1.49 2.97 1.94 2.00 1.99 4.00
2011 0.92 2.77 2.19 2.65 2.50 3.75
2010 1.07 1.71 2.12 1.54 3.83 3.50
Year
Apples
(1kg)
Oranges
(1kg)
Potato
(1kg)
Lettuce
(1 head)
Rice
(white),
(1kg)
Tomato
(1kg)
Banana
(1kg)
Onion
(1kg)
2020 5.69 5.98 4.12 1.24 4.03 5.51 1.44 4.08
2019 - - - - - - - -
2018 - - - - - - - -
2017 5.38 5.40 - - 3.92 5.31 1.29 3.59
2016 4.95 4.03 2.86 1.88 4.07 4.27 1.55 2.79
2015 5.07 4.96 4.20 2.06 2.80 3.83 - 3.98
2014 - - - - - - - -
2013 - - - - - - - -
2012 4.39 2.76 1.55 1.29 2.09 3.00 - -
2011 2.20 2.30 - - - - - -
2010 - - - - - - - -
Year
Local Cheese
(1kg)
Bottle of Wine
(Mid-Range)
Cigarettes 20 Pack
(Marlboro)
Chicken Fillets
(1kg)
Beef Round
(1kg)
(or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
2020 11.35 13.50 - 7.60 13.58
2019 - - - - -
2018 - - - - -
2017 - 11.00 - 8.44 13.66
2016 9.77 12.00 5.35 5.74 12.59
2015 11.02 13.00 5.50 10.72 12.67
2014 - 13.00 - - -
2013 - - - - -
2012 6.94 11.00 5.59 7.71 -
2011 4.50 12.50 4.00 7.17 -
2010 6.73 9.00 5.00 7.50 -

Rent Per Month

Year
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
in City Centre
Apartment
(1 bedroom)
Outside of Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
in City Centre
Apartment
(3 bedrooms)
Outside of Centre
2020 1596.67 1121.83 2912.80 1810.80
2019 1475.89 1017.06 2235.55 1679.10
2018 1391.59 980.97 2188.56 1631.97
2017 1341.77 989.37 2350.00 1370.45
2016 1286.25 915.59 1909.44 1399.00
2015 1136.11 780.94 2044.44 1272.79
2014 1000.00 783.33 - -
2013 1160.00 775.00 1866.67 1166.67
2012 - - - 1325.00
2011 1000.00 633.33 1833.33 1000.00
2010 600.00 475.00 1100.00 850.00

Buy Apartment Price

Year
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
in City Centre
Price per Square Meter
to Buy Apartment
Outside of Centre
2020 3693.88 1608.44
2019 3194.37 1758.74
2018 2255.11 1285.61
2017 2715.31 1141.38
2016 1971.88 1056.59
2015 2141.08 1088.69
2014 - -
2013 - -
2012 1225.29 1614.59
2011 - -
2010 1937.50 1614.59

Salaries And Financing

Year
Average Monthly Net Salary
(After Tax)
2020 5431.92
2019 4364.64
2018 4101.02
2017 2814.50
2016 2763.33
2015 3135.00
2014 2925.00
2013 3548.00
2012 2100.00
2011 2900.00
2010 2576.67

Transportation

Year
One-way Ticket
(Local Transport)
Gasoline
(1 liter)
2020 2.20 0.57
2019 2.20 0.66
2018 2.20 0.67
2017 2.20 0.58
2016 2.20 0.55
2015 2.25 0.56
2014 2.20 0.88
2013 - -
2012 2.00 0.99
2011 - 0.88
2010 5.00 0.98
Year
Monthly Pass
(Regular Price)
2020 -
2019 -
2018 88.00
2017 -
2016 88.00
2015 79.00
2014 -
2013 -
2012 80.00
2011 -
2010 75.00

Salaries And Financing

Year
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages
(%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
2020 3.40
2019 3.97
2018 4.35
2017 4.02
2016 3.94
2015 3.95
2014 4.33
2013 3.94
2012 5.12
2011 4.50
2010 4.64

Utilities (Monthly)

Year
Basic
(Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
Internet
(60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
2020 126.28 61.77
2019 137.26 56.41
2018 159.78 58.30
2017 142.20 48.53
2016 127.90 55.35
2015 130.32 49.06
2014 - -
2013 109.73 40.50
2012 203.32 49.50
2011 242.50 77.50
2010 200.00 31.00

Sports And Leisure

Year
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
Tennis Court Rent
(1 Hour on Weekend)
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
2020 46.36 - 12.00
2019 48.78 - 11.00
2018 36.60 23.00 11.50
2017 21.30 - 10.00
2016 26.64 - 11.50
2015 34.09 - 10.50
2014 - - 10.50
2013 - - -
2012 50.00 - 8.00
2011 43.33 - 9.00
2010 45.00 22.50 8.50

Clothing And Shoes

Year
1 Pair of Jeans
(Levis 501 Or Similar)
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store
(Zara, H&M, ...)
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes
(Mid-Range)
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
2020 34.50 25.00 84.25 110.00
2019 43.15 44.17 92.38 128.00
2018 45.31 39.56 78.14 105.42
2017 38.24 29.57 63.23 82.27
2016 40.86 35.00 82.00 92.19
2015 38.00 31.21 65.93 75.34
2014 41.67 - 65.00 68.33
2013 31.33 - - -
2012 50.00 40.00 75.00 -
2011 48.33 30.00 65.00 97.50
2010 30.00 65.00 70.00 75.00
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