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Raleigh, NC vs Monterey, CA

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Monterey is 72.4% more expensive than Raleigh.
Monterey housing costs are 190.4% more expensive than Raleigh housing costs.
Health related expenses are 37.9% more in Monterey.

Cost of Living
 Raleigh, NCMonterey, CAUnited States
 102.3176.4100
 100.6110.4100
 93.2128.5100
 118.5344.1100
 $273,900$795,600$231,200
 99.187.1100
 88.692.1100
 98.1101.3100

100 = National Average (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)
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Reviews for Raleigh    219 Reviews
Why We Said No to Raleigh and Yes to Wilmington NC - 12/31/2018
Better weather, great eats, funky historic neighborhoods walking distance to downtown... an artsy vibe, brew pubs and dog parks. This was what we were hoping to find in... Read More

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Living & Working in Raleigh is For Me - 9/23/2018
Living in Raleigh has been wonderful for my family and my business. As a roofing contractor, we are able to help our community protect their most valuable asset, their... Read More

Worst experience ever - 6/17/2018
I have lived in 10+ different cities throughout my life (London, SF, NYC, Chicago etc) and move to Raleigh for a work opportunity. Worst decision I have ever made. First... Read More

Reviews for Monterey    21 Reviews
Here or Exit California - 1/25/2017
The Monterey city area is an excellent place to live and one of the few California locales where it's relatively safe to raise a family. If I could no longer live here I... Read More

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If you're not a millionaire good luck living here - 12/31/2013
I grew up on the Monterey Peninsula and had to leave to climb out of poverty. The median income is $35,000 and outside of the military, the jobs are mostly service... Read More

How wealthy are we talking about? - 9/13/2012
My husband and I are just crazy about Monterey. I wonder if we take housing expenses (mortgage or rent) out of the picture, is Monterey still a very expensive city to... Read More

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ZIPS IN RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA
27610, 27603, 27616, 27604, 27606, 27613, 27615, 27612, 27614, 27609, 15 total
ZIPS IN MONTEREY, CALIFORNIA
93940 93943

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