Compare Your Cost of Living To Charlotte NC

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Charlotte remains a popular move to city- a growing economy is producing more jobs, physicians love it here, retirees and the over 55 set are a growing factors, as are young people moving into Uptown condos... and they all are  asking themselves the same question-- "if I make X, how far would my dollar go in Charlotte? What increase in my families standard of living could I expect?" I found this great calculator comes from, their link is below...

So you are making $250,000 in the New York City area, your job is portable, or you are retiring, and you are thinking of moving to Charlotte NC...

How much more disposable income would you have? How much better lifestyle would you have in Charlotte?


The Calcualtor is detailed.  Compare everything from housing to car insurance, the cost of lunch to a haircut. Boston, DC, Chicago, Seattle and 6 more cities...


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Athina Boukas
Virginia Capital Realty - Richmond, VA
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I agree with this comparison.  We moved to Greensboro, NC from Toronto, ON and immediately felt we got much more for our income after moving here.

My son started college at UNC-Charlotte and his roomate from NY was stunned by the lower cost of eating out in Charlotte as well.

The downside in some cases is that you have to have a decent job no matter where you go, and often the lower priced cities have less opportunities there.  But, for retirees and college kids this really works.


Nov 29, 2009 11:20 AM #1
Terry McDonald The McDonald Group, LLC - Charlotte, NC
Brokers NC/ SC

Thanks Athina. If you are unemployed than the cost of living is very high anywhere! Cost of living in Charlotte is under half of NYC- and we've added more jobs in 2009, thtn this time 2008, through 3 quareters. Unemplyment is a big problem until we get manufacturing kick started again...

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