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

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Consumer Prices in Raleigh, NC are 9.85% lower than in Charlotte, NC
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Raleigh, NC are 10.90% lower than in Charlotte, NC
Rent Prices in Raleigh, NC are 12.91% lower than in Charlotte, NC
Restaurant Prices in Raleigh, NC are 11.70% lower than in Charlotte, NC
Groceries Prices in Raleigh, NC are 4.37% lower than in Charlotte, NC
Local Purchasing Power in Raleigh, NC is 10.73% higher than in Charlotte, NC
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  Charlotte, NCRaleigh, NCDifference
Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 13.66 $      -8.90 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 62.50 $ 50.00 $      -20.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.50 $ 6.75 $      +3.85 %
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) 4.21 $ 3.84 $      -8.91 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.65 $ 1.61 $      -2.50 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.44 $ 1.48 $      +2.73 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.64 $ 3.52 $      +33.38 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.84 $ 2.63 $      +42.95 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.31 $ 1.86 $      -19.57 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.38 $ 2.21 $      -7.13 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.62 $ 5.50 $      +19.11 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.42 $ 4.63 $      +4.76 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.60 $ 4.90 $      -12.56 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.68 $ 2.00 $      -25.19 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.52 $ 0.59 $      +15.21 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.51 $ 2.01 $      -19.79 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.43 $ 1.66 $      +16.08 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.10 $ 1.00 $      -9.22 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.14 $ 0.95 $      -17.06 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.55 $ 1.72 $      +11.31 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.40 $ 1.91 $      -20.39 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.00 $ 11.50 $      +4.55 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.50 $ 2.14 $      -14.12 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.97 $ 2.90 $      -2.47 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 6.04 $ 6.00 $      -0.74 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.20 $ 1.62 $      -26.14 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 88.00 $ 42.50 $      -51.70 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $ 2.50 $      -9.09 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.02 $ 2.50 $      -37.86 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 27.50 $      -8.33 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.46 $ 2.48 $      +0.57 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,450.00 $ 21,422.50 $      +4.76 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,250.00 $ 20,387.32 $      +5.91 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 146.23 $ 129.22 $      -11.63 %
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) 56.85 $ 55.21 $      -2.88 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 50.81 $ 33.15 $      -34.76 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 15.00 $ 12.33 $      -17.78 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $ 10.00 $      -9.09 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 965.69 $ 738.50 $      -23.53 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,805.00 $ 10,200.00 $      -45.76 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 43.31 $ 42.81 $      -1.16 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 39.53 $ 41.00 $      +3.72 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 85.15 $ 76.09 $      -10.64 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 110.50 $ 97.65 $      -11.63 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,422.67 $ 1,295.07 $      -8.97 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,004.18 $ 976.00 $      -2.81 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,321.88 $ 1,894.97 $      -18.39 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,699.18 $ 1,449.47 $      -14.70 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 245.05 $ 262.16 $      +6.98 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 132.87 $ 132.12 $      -0.57 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,220.29 $ 4,163.70 $      -1.34 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.28 4.23      -1.01 %
Last update: October 2019October 2019
Contributors:167146
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD