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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 14.87% lower than in Boston, MA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Charlotte, NC are 30.60% lower than in Boston, MA
Rent Prices in Charlotte, NC are 49.33% lower than in Boston, MA
Restaurant Prices in Charlotte, NC are 13.23% lower than in Boston, MA
Groceries Prices in Charlotte, NC are 14.54% lower than in Boston, MA
Local Purchasing Power in Charlotte, NC is 17.98% 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 65.00 $ 50.00 $      -23.08 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 6.50 $      -18.75 %
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) 3.85 $ 3.70 $      -3.97 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.81 $ 1.46 $      -19.68 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.61 $ 1.40 $      -12.93 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.26 $ 3.13 $      -4.17 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.53 $ 2.20 $      -12.88 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.70 $ 1.35 $      -20.59 %
Eggs (12) 2.99 $ 2.04 $      -31.83 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.76 $ 4.18 $      -27.53 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.93 $ 3.43 $      -30.38 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.95 $ 5.57 $      -6.46 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.07 $ 2.32 $      +12.15 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.66 $ 0.63 $      -4.70 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.31 $ 1.87 $      -18.92 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.12 $ 1.95 $      -8.13 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.52 $ 1.43 $      -5.86 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.36 $ 1.26 $      -7.39 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.40 $ 1.96 $      +40.32 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.55 $ 1.83 $      +17.99 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 12.99 $      -13.37 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.75 $ 2.41 $      +37.55 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.93 $ 2.80 $      +45.35 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.55 $ 5.50 $      -47.87 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $ 2.20 $      -12.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 84.50 $ 88.00 $      +4.14 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 2.75 $      -8.33 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.75 $ 4.83 $      +28.67 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 $ 22.50 $      -19.64 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.33 $ 2.17 $      -6.85 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,750.00 $ 22,000.00 $      +1.15 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,671.43 $ 18,600.00 $      -5.45 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 147.83 $ 125.61 $      -15.03 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.10 $      -1.64 %
Internet (60 Mbps or more, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 57.23 $ 45.16 $      -21.09 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.74 $ 25.00 $      -50.73 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.67 $ 4.50 $      -80.15 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.25 $ 10.49 $      -14.37 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,437.50 $ 586.67 $      -59.19 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,500.00 $ 18,000.00 $      -2.70 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 49.47 $ 39.53 $      -20.10 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 36.70 $ 32.50 $      -11.44 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 80.53 $ 72.10 $      -10.47 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 115.34 $ 89.95 $      -22.01 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,458.01 $ 1,303.20 $      -46.98 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,682.66 $ 898.89 $      -46.58 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,183.78 $ 1,982.63 $      -52.61 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,681.75 $ 1,391.75 $      -48.10 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 859.18 $ 215.01 $      -74.97 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 387.58 $ 98.73 $      -74.53 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,554.17 $ 2,592.31 $      -43.08 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.80 3.95      +3.79 %
Last update: May 2017May 2017
Contributors:298151
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD