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Cost of Living Comparison Between Asheville, NC and Louisville, KY 

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Consumer Prices in Louisville, KY are 14.40% lower than in Asheville, NC
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Louisville, KY are 18.77% lower than in Asheville, NC
Rent Prices in Louisville, KY are 28.10% lower than in Asheville, NC
Restaurant Prices in Louisville, KY are 6.62% lower than in Asheville, NC
Groceries Prices in Louisville, KY are 22.17% lower than in Asheville, NC
Local Purchasing Power in Louisville, KY is 17.23% higher than in Asheville, NC
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  Asheville, NCLouisville, KYDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 12.00 $      -20.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $ 52.50 $      +5.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.00 $ 6.50 $      -7.14 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 $ 3.75 $      -6.25 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.50 $ 5.00 $      +11.11 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.69 $ 3.97 $      +7.53 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.66 $ 1.53 $      -7.42 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.46 $ 1.39 $      -4.92 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.77 $ 2.47 $      -10.78 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.24 $ 1.84 $      -17.75 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.44 $ 1.71 $      -30.05 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.05 $ 1.95 $      -4.76 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 8.00 $ 5.32 $      -33.50 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.69 $ 2.97 $      -36.67 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.00 $ 3.87 $      -22.59 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.55 $ 1.48 $      -41.82 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.65 $ 0.55 $      -15.08 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.99 $ 1.40 $      -29.38 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.85 $ 1.52 $      -17.89 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.11 $ 0.94 $      -15.46 %
Onion (1 lb) 0.97 $ 0.90 $      -6.42 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.35 $ 1.27 $      -6.26 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.75 $ 1.93 $      +10.32 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 12.25 $      +2.08 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.83 $ 2.75 $      +50.27 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.99 $ 4.29 $      +43.37 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.50 $ 5.50 $      0.00 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $ 1.75 $      +16.67 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 20.00 $ 50.00 $      +150.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 3.62 $      +45.00 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.33 $ 2.08 $      -52.02 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 18.50 $ 27.00 $      +45.95 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.57 $ 2.55 $      -0.87 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,500.00 $ 18,725.00 $      -20.32 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,333.33 $ 18,757.14 $      -22.92 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 135.71 $ 145.92 $      +7.53 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.10 $      -0.00 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 60.46 $ 55.72 $      -7.84 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 41.92 $ 28.43 $      -32.19 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 17.50 $ 8.00 $      -54.29 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 10.00 $ 12.00 $      +20.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 827.50 $ 700.00 $      -15.41 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,000.00 $ 15,240.00 $      -15.33 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 46.30 $ 42.67 $      -7.85 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.00 $ 28.21 $      -29.46 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.50 $ 73.52 $      -6.34 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 113.75 $ 94.76 $      -16.69 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,141.67 $ 816.50 $      -28.48 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 913.33 $ 659.50 $      -27.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,965.00 $ 1,421.43 $      -27.66 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,470.00 $ 1,050.00 $      -28.57 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 292.50 $ 150.76 $      -48.46 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 157.17 $ 87.95 $      -44.04 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,454.57 $ 2,337.50 $      -4.77 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.21 3.92      -6.97 %
Last update: June 2018June 2018
Contributors:6296
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD