Cost of Living in Charlotte

Summary of cost of living in Charlotte, NC, United States:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 18.00 $ 15.00-32.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $ 55.00-135.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.25 $ 10.00-12.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $ 4.00-7.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 5.50-7.99
Cappuccino (regular) 4.87 $ 3.00-6.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.42 $ 1.99-3.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.99 $ 1.29-2.50
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.96 $ 2.65-4.99
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.49 $ 2.58-4.99
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.35 $ 1.00-3.99
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.93 $ 1.65-6.90
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.24 $ 2.50-9.00
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.24 $ 2.50-8.99
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.42 $ 3.49-12.99
Apples (1 lb) 3.13 $ 1.79-4.00
Banana (1 lb) 0.84 $ 0.49-2.00
Oranges (1 lb) 2.84 $ 1.00-8.00
Tomato (1 lb) 2.16 $ 1.04-2.99
Potato (1 lb) 1.58 $ 0.82-2.90
Onion (1 lb) 1.54 $ 1.00-2.00
Lettuce (1 head) 1.80 $ 1.69-2.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.90 $ 1.40-2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 12.00-17.50
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.39 $ 1.73-5.71
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.02 $ 1.95-4.99
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 8.00 $ 7.10-9.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.25 $ 2.20-4.40
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 120.00 $ 99.00-123.75
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $ 5.00-5.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 8.00 $ 5.00-8.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 36.50 $ 35.00-38.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.25 $ 2.91-4.19
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 34,000.00 $ 29,700.00-34,689.37
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,776.15 $ 22,050.00-25,386.41
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 180.95 $ 89.47-291.60
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 44.71 $ 40.00-60.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 74.19 $ 55.00-98.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 25.00 $ 10.00-49.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 20.00 $ 20.00-20.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.99 $ 11.00-20.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,383.33 $ 1,250.00-1,500.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 26,280.00 $ 26,280.00-26,280.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 58.28 $ 36.00-80.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 46.80 $ 20.00-75.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 104.82 $ 75.00-149.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 126.55 $ 59.16-210.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,016.67 $ 1,600.00-2,400.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,816.55 $ 1,750.00-1,950.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,474.00 $ 2,900.00-5,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,822.92 $ 2,000.00-3,440.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 409.18 $ 238.76-679.99
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 257.26 $ 217.02-343.74
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 4,779.79 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.45 5.90-6.80

Prices in Charlotte, North Carolina

This city had 522 entries in the past 12 months by 83 different contributors.
Last update: February 2024
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3 Comments so far
AD on May 16, 2023:
Does Numbeo change the cost of living changes across the years? 2015 - current? For a city that exploded like CLT would be very interested in see that
Joice on Dec 27, 2022:
I think It's very interesting... this website brings information I've never imagined looking for to get to know a city... great tip!
big q on Jan 26, 2021:
whats the average loan payment? thinking about moving here, just trying to find average price to help decide