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Cost of Living Comparison Between Boston, MA and Charlotte, NC Reverse

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Consumer Prices in Charlotte, NC are 13.72% lower than in Boston, MA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Charlotte, NC are 29.44% lower than in Boston, MA
Rent Prices in Charlotte, NC are 48.10% lower than in Boston, MA
Restaurant Prices in Charlotte, NC are 14.01% lower than in Boston, MA
Groceries Prices in Charlotte, NC are 12.71% lower than in Boston, MA
Local Purchasing Power in Charlotte, NC is 8.66% lower than in Boston, MA
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 67.50 $ 50.00 $      -25.93 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 6.10 $      -23.75 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $ 4.00 $      -33.33 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 5.00 $      -28.57 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.88 $ 4.01 $      +3.27 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.83 $ 1.56 $      -14.59 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.58 $ 1.38 $      -12.75 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.08 $ 3.16 $      +2.77 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.47 $ 2.30 $      -6.68 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.70 $ 1.38 $      -18.95 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.79 $ 2.16 $      -22.57 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.92 $ 5.05 $      -14.80 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 5.08 $ 3.45 $      -32.01 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.96 $ 5.69 $      -4.48 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.09 $ 2.29 $      +9.48 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.64 $ 0.64 $      -0.76 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.45 $ 2.17 $      -11.30 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.18 $ 2.12 $      -2.79 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.48 $ 1.14 $      -22.91 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.32 $ 1.16 $      -12.19 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.44 $ 1.83 $      +27.01 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.58 $ 1.95 $      +23.62 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 14.00 $ 12.00 $      -14.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.83 $ 2.69 $      +46.87 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.14 $ 3.00 $      +40.09 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.55 $ 5.15 $      -51.18 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.58 $ 2.20 $      -14.73 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 84.50 $ 88.00 $      +4.14 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $ 3.00 $      +11.11 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.68 $ 5.65 $      +53.74 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 $ 30.00 $      +7.14 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.40 $ 2.17 $      -9.58 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,500.00 $ 22,000.00 $      +2.33 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,991.67 $ 18,428.57 $      -2.96 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 146.51 $ 138.62 $      -5.39 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.10 $      -1.79 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 62.71 $ 46.55 $      -25.77 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 53.40 $ 22.79 $      -57.33 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.45 $ 4.67 $      -79.22 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 $ 10.00 $      -23.08 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,700.00 $ 776.11 $      -54.35 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,833.33 $ 18,000.00 $      -9.24 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 49.76 $ 41.00 $      -17.60 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.11 $ 32.67 $      -6.96 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 75.85 $ 66.72 $      -12.03 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 110.40 $ 87.75 $      -20.52 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,502.25 $ 1,342.11 $      -46.36 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,720.76 $ 939.45 $      -45.40 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,222.67 $ 2,114.29 $      -49.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,691.67 $ 1,383.93 $      -48.58 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 905.84 $ 214.00 $      -76.38 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 389.15 $ 99.40 $      -74.46 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,146.63 $ 2,672.57 $      -35.55 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 4.04 4.04      -0.01 %
Last update: October 2017October 2017
Contributors:312152
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD