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

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Consumer Prices in Raleigh, NC are 7.00% lower than in Charlotte, NC
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Raleigh, NC are 8.67% lower than in Charlotte, NC
Rent Prices in Raleigh, NC are 11.97% lower than in Charlotte, NC
Restaurant Prices in Raleigh, NC are 13.68% lower than in Charlotte, NC
Groceries Prices in Raleigh, NC are 2.02% higher than in Charlotte, NC
Local Purchasing Power in Raleigh, NC is 14.41% 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 $ 6.62 $      +10.42 %
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) 4.31 $ 4.05 $      -6.00 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.74 $ 1.71 $      -1.64 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.32 $ 1.46 $      +10.02 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.04 $ 3.36 $      +10.80 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.32 $ 2.45 $      +5.46 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.70 $ 1.69 $      -0.22 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.22 $ 2.38 $      +7.00 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.89 $ 5.92 $      +21.12 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.87 $ 5.06 $      +30.76 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.83 $ 7.50 $      +28.68 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.48 $ 2.11 $      -14.71 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.61 $ 0.65 $      +7.44 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.39 $ 1.65 $      -31.23 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.14 $ 1.94 $      -9.41 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.28 $ 1.04 $      -19.10 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.45 $ 0.99 $      -31.93 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.78 $ 1.77 $      -0.80 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.80 $ 1.59 $      -11.71 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 10.50 $ 14.00 $      +33.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.09 $ 2.33 $      -24.47 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.30 $ 3.50 $      -18.58 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 5.00 $ 5.32 $      +6.40 %
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) 3.38 $ 2.23 $      -34.07 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.25 $ 2.38 $      -54.76 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 40.00 $ 16.00 $      -60.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.48 $ 2.63 $      +6.12 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,450.00 $ 21,000.00 $      +2.69 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 17,909.09 $ 20,812.29 $      +16.21 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 150.99 $ 123.18 $      -18.42 %
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) 58.50 $ 57.81 $      -1.18 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 29.66 $ 40.39 $      +36.16 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 10.00 $ 4.33 $      -56.67 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $ 11.00 $      0.00 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 874.09 $ 843.75 $      -3.47 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,600.00 $ 13,500.00 $      -18.67 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.27 $ 37.00 $      -8.12 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 33.41 $ 31.07 $      -7.02 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 74.54 $ 77.94 $      +4.57 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 86.39 $ 89.59 $      +3.70 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,418.63 $ 1,197.67 $      -15.58 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 971.21 $ 955.12 $      -1.66 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,258.35 $ 1,840.97 $      -18.48 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,495.38 $ 1,414.67 $      -5.40 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 223.82 $ 234.72 $      +4.87 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 110.27 $ 118.35 $      +7.33 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,571.97 $ 3,732.35 $      +4.49 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.29 4.18      -2.52 %
Last update: August 2018August 2018
Contributors:152160
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD