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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
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)
not what it is cracked up to be
Charlotte is not what people hype it up to... (read more)
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Twenty Year racism of Novant Hospital in Charlotte
I have been in Charlotte for 25 years as a physician. Born in India, I did my entire medical education and training in the US. In 1995, Novant Hospital (formerly... (read more)
re: Thinking of moving - 4/9/2015
Public schools in Charlotte are in decline. Good teachers are leaving for better paying jobs elsewhere, even being recruited by other states because so many want to... (read more)
re: Our view point - 3/15/2015
Hey Paul. I am writing because I see u are from Castaic. My wife and I are thinking of relocating to the Lake Norman area (Denver, Huntersville, etc) . I was... (read more)
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