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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 12.65% lower than in Boston, MA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Charlotte, NC are 28.78% lower than in Boston, MA
Rent Prices in Charlotte, NC are 48.33% lower than in Boston, MA
Restaurant Prices in Charlotte, NC are 15.54% lower than in Boston, MA
Groceries Prices in Charlotte, NC are 10.09% lower than in Boston, MA
Local Purchasing Power in Charlotte, NC is 11.07% 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 70.00 $ 50.00 $      -28.57 %
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) 3.90 $ 3.62 $      -7.09 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.80 $ 1.51 $      -15.76 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.58 $ 1.53 $      -3.17 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.36 $ 3.23 $      -3.80 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.54 $ 2.27 $      -10.85 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.74 $ 1.29 $      -25.84 %
Eggs (12) 2.96 $ 2.17 $      -26.71 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.91 $ 4.55 $      -22.99 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.35 $ 3.83 $      -11.97 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.57 $ 6.00 $      +7.61 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.08 $ 2.33 $      +12.08 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.63 $ 0.63 $      -1.13 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.22 $ 1.98 $      -11.05 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.30 $ 2.00 $      -12.79 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.54 $ 1.47 $      -4.08 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.40 $ 1.31 $      -6.19 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.36 $ 1.96 $      +44.26 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.70 $ 1.88 $      +10.55 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 13.00 $      -13.34 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.72 $ 2.31 $      +34.02 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.88 $ 2.50 $      +33.00 %
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 10.55 $ 5.50 $      -47.87 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.53 $ 2.20 $      -13.04 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 82.00 $ 88.00 $      +7.32 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.89 $ 2.75 $      -4.84 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.68 $ 4.83 $      +31.38 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 28.00 $ 22.50 $      -19.64 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.19 $ 2.11 $      -3.66 %
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) 20,536.36 $ 18,600.00 $      -9.43 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 151.19 $ 124.01 $      -17.98 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.10 $      +0.00 %
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 53.77 $ 50.52 $      -6.03 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 51.67 $ 26.33 $      -49.04 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 22.67 $ 4.50 $      -80.15 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.25 $ 11.00 $      -10.20 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,550.00 $ 300.00 $      -80.65 %
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) 48.88 $ 41.06 $      -16.00 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 38.44 $ 34.17 $      -11.13 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 78.74 $ 75.41 $      -4.22 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 105.24 $ 87.22 $      -17.12 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,362.21 $ 1,309.20 $      -44.58 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,641.06 $ 889.39 $      -45.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,088.55 $ 1,981.67 $      -51.53 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,701.57 $ 1,396.90 $      -48.29 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 852.31 $ 215.01 $      -74.77 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 377.50 $ 98.73 $      -73.85 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 4,322.56 $ 2,737.50 $      -36.67 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.87 3.98      +2.83 %
Last update: February, 2017February, 2017
Contributors:301151
Data from past:12 months18 months
Currency: USD