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

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Consumer Prices in Raleigh, NC are 3.93% lower than in Charlotte, NC
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Raleigh, NC are 7.80% lower than in Charlotte, NC
Rent Prices in Raleigh, NC are 15.31% lower than in Charlotte, NC
Restaurant Prices in Raleigh, NC are 12.15% lower than in Charlotte, NC
Groceries Prices in Raleigh, NC are 9.63% higher than in Charlotte, NC
Local Purchasing Power in Raleigh, NC is 32.26% 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 57.50 $ 50.00 $      -13.04 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 $ 6.50 $      +8.33 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 4.00 $      -20.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 6.00 $      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.26 $ 4.26 $      +0.21 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.78 $ 1.76 $      -1.00 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.37 $ 1.63 $      +18.48 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.70 $ 3.43 $      +27.18 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.03 $ 2.55 $      +25.62 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.12 $ 2.15 $      +1.18 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.40 $ 2.31 $      -3.54 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.29 $ 5.60 $      +30.37 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.05 $ 5.18 $      +28.10 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.91 $ 7.66 $      +29.69 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.36 $ 2.04 $      -13.60 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.54 $ 0.61 $      +12.65 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.51 $ 1.95 $      -22.32 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.40 $ 1.92 $      +36.59 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.08 $ 1.04 $      -3.70 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.30 $ 1.03 $      -20.41 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.59 $ 1.93 $      +21.33 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.13 $ 1.87 $      -12.21 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 15.00 $      +50.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.70 $ 2.14 $      -20.63 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.00 $ 4.05 $      +1.25 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.08 $ 5.50 $      +8.37 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.20 $ 1.25 $      -43.18 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 88.00 $ 45.00 $      -48.86 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 2.50 $      -16.67 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.45 $ 2.50 $      -43.82 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 $ 20.00 $      -42.86 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.55 $ 2.62 $      +2.75 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $ 21,922.50 $      +9.61 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,795.45 $ 20,604.35 $      +9.62 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 168.42 $ 127.21 $      -24.47 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.15 $ 0.18 $      +17.39 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 57.82 $ 56.22 $      -2.77 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 39.86 $ 37.25 $      -6.56 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.33 $ 9.50 $      -28.75 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 10.00 $      -16.67 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 978.75 $ 844.58 $      -13.71 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,805.00 $ 11,166.67 $      -40.62 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.90 $ 40.41 $      -7.95 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.60 $ 36.35 $      -8.20 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 79.85 $ 75.00 $      -6.07 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 103.47 $ 90.38 $      -12.65 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,417.95 $ 1,197.68 $      -15.53 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 992.15 $ 924.35 $      -6.83 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,259.29 $ 1,783.60 $      -21.05 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,592.93 $ 1,397.81 $      -12.25 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 225.99 $ 237.47 $      +5.08 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 115.96 $ 124.28 $      +7.18 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,089.62 $ 4,986.89 $      +21.94 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.28 4.23      -1.07 %
Last update: April 2019April 2019
Contributors:163162
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD