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Cost of Living in Raleigh

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Cost of Living Index (Excl.Rent): 71.64
Rent Index: 35.49
Groceries Index: 76.08
Restaurants Index: 69.61
Cost of Living Plus Rent Index: 54.29
Local Purchasing Power: 147.06
Restaurants [ Edit ] Avg. Range
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.68 $ 10.00-20.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 51.70 $ 40.00-67.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.23 $ 5.99-7.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.00 $ 3.50-5.00
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 5.00 $ 4.50-7.00
Cappuccino (regular) 3.64 $ 3.00-4.00
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.42 $ 1.00-1.89
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.24 $ 1.00-1.50
Markets [ Edit ] Avg.
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.49 $ 2.49-5.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.53 $ 1.29-3.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.89 $ 1.45-2.99
Eggs (12) 2.94 $ 2.00-4.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.55 $ 3.00-7.00
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 4.01 $ 2.00-6.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.56 $ 5.00-8.00
Apples (1 lb) 2.01 $ 1.00-3.00
Banana (1 lb) 0.70 $ 0.59-0.90
Oranges (1 lb) 1.61 $ 0.99-2.07
Tomato (1 lb) 1.94 $ 1.29-2.99
Potato (1 lb) 1.24 $ 0.50-2.59
Onion (1 lb) 1.06 $ 0.50-1.50
Lettuce (1 head) 1.72 $ 1.00-2.50
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.79 $ 1.10-2.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 11.99-20.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.66 $ 1.00-2.75
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.76 $ 1.40-2.49
Pack of Cigarettes (Marlboro) 5.75 $ 5.13-6.00
Transportation [ Edit ] Avg.
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.50 $ 1.25-2.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 45.00 $ 40.00-80.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.45 $ 1.95-3.50
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 2.00-4.20
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 15.00 $ 15.00-15.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.16 $ 1.94-2.30
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,035.00 $ 18,000.00-23,500.00
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,902.88 $ 18,000.00-25,538.00
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] Avg.
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 131.09 $ 91.49-200.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.10-0.10
Internet (10 Mbps, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 50.14 $ 39.99-70.00
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] Avg.
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 42.84 $ 20.00-70.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 1.00 $ 0.00-15.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $ 9.00-12.00
Childcare [ Edit ] Avg.
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Private, Monthly for 1 Child ?
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 18,000.00 $ 18,000.00-18,000.00
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] Avg.
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 41.27 $ 30.00-50.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.71 $ 25.00-50.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 72.33 $ 60.00-90.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 83.81 $ 60.00-110.00
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] Avg.
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,039.60 $ 852.10-1,400.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 810.44 $ 700.00-900.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,796.94 $ 1,380.80-2,335.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,320.57 $ 1,200.00-1,600.00
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] Avg.
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 204.42 $ 124.00-290.00
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 110.24 $ 95.67-139.00
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] Avg.
Average Monthly Disposable Salary (Net After Tax) 3,240.80 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly 3.97 3.50-4.50

Prices in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States

These data are based on 1071 entries in the past 18 months from 152 different contributors.
Last update: February, 2017
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Cost of living in Raleigh is 28.36% lower than in New York (Info)Our estimator (with default settings) estimate monthly expenses for a single person at 812.35$ and for four person family at 2,924.60$ (without rent).
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1 Comments so far

#Pete on Nov 18, 2013 :
There is a very particular issue about the prices in NC, and US in general. The prices don't include taxes, (7% in NC) and the services like taxi, restaurant, bar tenders, and a bunch of other crappy services that supposely should get not less than 15% tip...