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

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Consumer Prices in Raleigh, NC are 7.53% lower than in Charlotte, NC
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Raleigh, NC are 9.52% lower than in Charlotte, NC
Rent Prices in Raleigh, NC are 13.45% lower than in Charlotte, NC
Restaurant Prices in Raleigh, NC are 12.73% lower than in Charlotte, NC
Groceries Prices in Raleigh, NC are 2.47% higher than in Charlotte, NC
Local Purchasing Power in Raleigh, NC is 14.69% 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) 4.75 $ 4.00 $      -15.79 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 6.00 $      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.35 $ 4.08 $      -6.18 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.74 $ 1.68 $      -3.35 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.35 $ 1.53 $      +13.56 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.92 $ 3.48 $      +18.82 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.26 $ 2.47 $      +9.00 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.86 $ 1.87 $      +0.70 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.45 $ 2.26 $      -7.65 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.92 $ 5.32 $      +8.14 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.91 $ 5.64 $      +44.32 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.91 $ 8.00 $      +35.32 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.43 $ 1.85 $      -23.88 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.57 $ 0.62 $      +7.99 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.54 $ 1.95 $      -23.36 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.24 $ 1.80 $      -19.80 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.10 $ 1.04 $      -5.02 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.31 $ 0.98 $      -24.74 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.65 $ 1.93 $      +16.91 %
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 $ 1.71 $      -38.78 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.33 $ 3.35 $      -22.68 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.08 $ 5.25 $      +3.45 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.20 $ 1.25 $      -43.18 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 86.50 $ 45.00 $      -47.98 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $ 2.50 $      -28.57 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 4.51 $ 2.50 $      -44.59 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 $ 20.00 $      -50.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.53 $ 2.66 $      +5.14 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $ 21,845.00 $      +9.22 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 18,727.27 $ 21,015.49 $      +12.22 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 162.01 $ 129.04 $      -20.35 %
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) 57.80 $ 57.09 $      -1.23 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 38.67 $ 37.61 $      -2.74 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.83 $ 8.67 $      -58.40 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $ 10.00 $      -9.09 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 855.00 $ 875.00 $      +2.34 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,600.00 $ 13,875.00 $      -16.42 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 42.88 $ 39.43 $      -8.04 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 34.88 $ 33.47 $      -4.03 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 74.90 $ 75.43 $      +0.71 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.25 $ 91.81 $      -4.61 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,408.32 $ 1,236.71 $      -12.19 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 995.02 $ 937.68 $      -5.76 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,235.52 $ 1,817.78 $      -18.69 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,575.58 $ 1,386.44 $      -12.00 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 220.70 $ 245.42 $      +11.20 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 114.76 $ 124.28 $      +8.30 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,048.01 $ 4,200.67 $      +3.77 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.32 4.20      -2.64 %
Last update: February 2019February 2019
Contributors:168159
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD