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

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Consumer Prices in Raleigh, NC are 8.23% lower than in Charlotte, NC
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Raleigh, NC are 9.65% lower than in Charlotte, NC
Rent Prices in Raleigh, NC are 12.45% lower than in Charlotte, NC
Restaurant Prices in Raleigh, NC are 14.32% lower than in Charlotte, NC
Groceries Prices in Raleigh, NC are 0.93% higher than in Charlotte, NC
Local Purchasing Power in Raleigh, NC is 6.45% 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 (11.2 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 6.00 $      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.33 $ 3.99 $      -8.01 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.75 $ 1.68 $      -4.02 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.37 $ 1.46 $      +6.55 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.01 $ 3.45 $      +14.60 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.37 $ 2.51 $      +5.83 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.81 $ 1.92 $      +5.68 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.31 $ 2.38 $      +3.11 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.88 $ 5.71 $      +17.05 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.95 $ 5.07 $      +28.28 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.86 $ 7.50 $      +27.88 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.54 $ 2.12 $      -16.36 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.62 $ 0.65 $      +4.17 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.39 $ 1.58 $      -34.18 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.16 $ 2.00 $      -7.57 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.28 $ 1.07 $      -16.70 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.45 $ 1.01 $      -30.30 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.78 $ 1.89 $      +6.38 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.85 $ 1.59 $      -14.08 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.00 $ 13.00 $      +30.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.09 $ 2.28 $      -26.27 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.30 $ 2.85 $      -33.71 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.00 $ 5.39 $      +7.80 %
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) 3.25 $ 2.23 $      -31.54 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.64 $ 2.50 $      -46.08 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 $ 16.00 $      -60.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.54 $ 2.64 $      +4.14 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $ 19,517.50 $      -2.41 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,090.91 $ 20,887.25 $      +15.46 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 160.58 $ 130.06 $      -19.01 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.10 $      +0.00 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 56.87 $ 58.14 $      +2.23 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.71 $ 41.29 $      +9.47 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 13.33 $ 7.00 $      -47.50 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $ 11.00 $      0.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 865.00 $ 895.00 $      +3.47 %
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) 42.10 $ 37.87 $      -10.05 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.71 $ 31.07 $      -7.83 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 74.65 $ 75.59 $      +1.26 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 93.33 $ 87.94 $      -5.77 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,387.01 $ 1,233.46 $      -11.07 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 980.53 $ 951.78 $      -2.93 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,324.60 $ 1,884.14 $      -18.95 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,582.00 $ 1,423.85 $      -10.00 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 218.44 $ 245.48 $      +12.38 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 112.50 $ 123.49 $      +9.77 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,812.79 $ 3,666.88 $      -3.83 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.28 4.17      -2.60 %
Last update: October 2018October 2018
Contributors:160157
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD