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Cost of Living

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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Charlotte, North Carolina is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Charlotte, North Carolina is more expensive.

Overall, Charlotte, North Carolina cost of living is 94.30.

  COST OF LIVINGCharlotte, North CarolinaUnited States
  Overall  94100
  Grocery  101.9100
  Health  95100
  Housing  83100
  Utilities  99100
  Transportation  101100
  Miscellaneous  99100


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The Beginning of University Citys Boon Years
We in commercial real estate have always know that the University City area of Charlotte has been a soft but stable market, meaning that lease rates are lower and more... (read more)
Wanting to Relocate from Louisville KY
Need information on career jobs, have a Bachelor's Degree in Professional Psychology and a Master's Degree in Human Behavior. My daughter is 14 and a straight A Honor... (read more)
re: No jobs here... - 2/25/2009
***THERE ARE NO JOBS HERE! Charlotte's top industries: Banking (too bad banks are not hiring), Manufacturing (I hope you got a license to run a forklift), and the... (read more)
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Charlotte "The Best"
I can count 10 people I know who have moved away from Charlotte and has moved back. Hmmmm. That says a... (read more)
Charlotte NC
Beautiful place,nice polite,people in general but not even close to NYC or Long Island as far as fun and excitement goes. Much cheaper to live but can be very slow,ass... (read more)
Moving from the UK
Hi, I'm moving to Charlotte in early 2017 with my husband and our two sons (age 1 and 6) my husband is an American citizen so already has his social security no. Etc and... (read more)
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