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Cost of Living Comparison:
Durham, North Carolina - Boston, Massachusetts

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A salary of $70,000 in Durham, North Carolina should increase to $122,482 in Boston, Massachusetts

Cost of Living IndexesDurhamBoston
Overall97.1169.9
Food101121.8
Housing93.9268.8
Utilities88.4149
Transportation100.6105.2
Health101.4124.7
Miscellaneous96.9130.8
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Boston is 75% more expensive than Durham.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 186% more expensive in Boston.

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