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Cost of Living Comparison:
Ames, Iowa - Charlotte, North Carolina

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A salary of $175,000 in Ames, Iowa should increase to $199,920 in Charlotte, North Carolina

Cost of Living IndexesAmesCharlotte
Overall93107
Food9393
Housing95112
Median Home Cost$177,100$210,200
Utilities9998
Transportation74113
Health121114
Miscellaneous9599
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Charlotte is 14% more expensive than Ames.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 18% more expensive in Charlotte.

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