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Cost of Living Comparison:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Charlotte, North Carolina

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A salary of $50,000 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania could decrease to $48,844 in Charlotte, North Carolina

Cost of Living IndexesPhiladelphiaCharlotte
Overall99.597.2
Food121.2103.8
Housing68.791.3
Utilities128.797.3
Transportation106.397.8
Health100.899.2
Miscellaneous115.799.8
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Charlotte is 2% cheaper than Philadelphia.
Utilities are the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Utilities are 24% cheaper in Charlotte.

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