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Cost of Living Comparison Between Charlotte, NC and Raleigh, NC 

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Consumer Prices in Raleigh, NC are 6.52% lower than in Charlotte, NC
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Raleigh, NC are 8.59% lower than in Charlotte, NC
Rent Prices in Raleigh, NC are 12.70% lower than in Charlotte, NC
Restaurant Prices in Raleigh, NC are 14.35% lower than in Charlotte, NC
Groceries Prices in Raleigh, NC are 4.96% higher than in Charlotte, NC
Local Purchasing Power in Raleigh, NC is 9.74% higher than in Charlotte, NC
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  Charlotte, NCRaleigh, NCDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 12.00 $      -20.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 60.00 $ 50.00 $      -16.67 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 $ 6.25 $      +4.17 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 $ 4.00 $      -11.11 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 6.00 $      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.33 $ 3.99 $      -8.03 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.75 $ 1.68 $      -4.02 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.37 $ 1.43 $      +4.24 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.92 $ 3.48 $      +19.07 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.21 $ 2.48 $      +11.81 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.76 $ 1.90 $      +8.20 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.41 $ 2.35 $      -2.40 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.70 $ 5.91 $      +25.88 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.73 $ 5.43 $      +45.82 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.91 $ 8.00 $      +35.32 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.52 $ 2.04 $      -18.97 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.59 $ 0.64 $      +9.64 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.41 $ 1.47 $      -38.93 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.11 $ 2.08 $      -1.25 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.07 $ 1.04 $      -3.17 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.25 $ 1.00 $      -19.70 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.77 $ 1.97 $      +11.78 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.90 $ 1.85 $      -2.16 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.50 $ 12.00 $      +14.29 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.80 $ 1.89 $      -32.50 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.33 $ 2.75 $      -36.54 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.15 $ 5.45 $      +5.73 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.20 $ 1.25 $      -43.18 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 88.00 $ 43.00 $      -51.14 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $ 2.50 $      -23.08 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $ 2.50 $      -50.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 $ 20.00 $      -50.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.54 $ 2.66 $      +4.75 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $ 20,035.00 $      +0.18 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,545.45 $ 20,896.65 $      +12.68 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 159.42 $ 124.95 $      -21.62 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.11 $      +8.33 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 57.95 $ 58.67 $      +1.23 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.85 $ 40.33 $      +1.21 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.33 $ 8.67 $      -35.00 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $ 10.75 $      -2.27 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 826.25 $ 886.36 $      +7.28 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,600.00 $ 14,142.86 $      -14.80 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 42.23 $ 39.67 $      -6.06 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 32.53 $ 33.00 $      +1.43 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 73.56 $ 75.00 $      +1.96 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 93.33 $ 87.40 $      -6.36 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,395.47 $ 1,227.22 $      -12.06 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,002.52 $ 943.50 $      -5.89 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,200.77 $ 1,802.78 $      -18.08 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,550.64 $ 1,394.68 $      -10.06 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 219.34 $ 244.38 $      +11.42 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 109.44 $ 124.12 $      +13.42 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,812.79 $ 3,824.64 $      +0.31 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.26 4.16      -2.35 %
Last update: December 2018December 2018
Contributors:157157
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD