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Charlotte, NC vs Olympia, WA

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Olympia is 7.3% more expensive than Charlotte.
Olympia housing costs are 39.0% more expensive than Charlotte housing costs.
Health related expenses are 17.8% less in Olympia.

Cost of Living
 Charlotte, NCOlympia, WAUnited States
 98.9106.1100
 99.2101.4100
 100.082.2100
 99.0137.6100
 $228,800$318,200$231,200
 98.374.4100
 97.791.1100
 99.4100.9100

100 = National Average (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)
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Reviews for Charlotte    299 Reviews
For Heaven’s Sake! - 6/27/2019
At first glance Charlotte appears to be an attractive place for families and singles of all ages alike. Scrutinizing it in depth however, revealed to me that below the... Read More

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Charlotte is a tiny dump surrounded by suburban sp - 6/23/2019
This isn't a city, it's a sprawling suburb with jammed roads and nowhere really to go or do. Skip Charlotte altogether. Just a boring big box suburb with massive city... Read More

Charlotte - the best city for me. - 6/4/2019
I moved to Charlotte in 2003 and still live here now. I've lived in Charleston SC, Denver CO, Tucson AZ, Santa Cruz, CA, Greenville SC and Winston-Salem NC. Every... Read More

Reviews for Olympia    35 Reviews
Not much change over the years - 4/26/2019
I've lived here nearly two years now and while it is a beautiful area like much of the NW, there are many issues which detract from its appeal. As the state capitol I... Read More

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Oly - 12/25/2018
When I first moved to Olympia in 2012 we we're excited to be in a small town in the Northwest. The city has exploded population wise, apartment rent has exploded &... Read More

It's decent, not great - 3/24/2018
Housing and rental prices made a dramatic jump in the past two years. Average rent for a 2-bedroom in 2018 is about $1200. 2-3 bedroom houses are priced around... Read More

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ZIPS IN CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA
28269, 28277, 28215, 28227, 28216, 28210, 28205, 28212, 28262, 28213, 27 total
ZIPS IN OLYMPIA, WASHINGTON
98501 98502 98506

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