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Tucson, Arizona vs Raleigh, North Carolina

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A salary of $50,000 in Tucson, Arizona should increase to $53,501 in Raleigh, North Carolina (assumptions include Homeowner, no Child Care, and Taxes are not considered. Click here to customize.)

Comparison Highlights
- Overall, Raleigh, North Carolina is more expensive than Tucson, Arizona
- Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
- Median Home Cost is 40% more expensive in Raleigh.
Cost of Living IndexesTucson, AZRaleigh, NCDifference
Overall Index: Homeowner, No Child care, Taxes Not Considered95.7102.47.0% more
Food & Groceries95.5100.65.3% more
Housing (Homeowner)80.4118.547.4% more
Median Home Cost$303,400$427,000$123,600 (40.7% more)
Utilities99.499.10.3% less
Transportation96.688.68.3% less
Health85.494.811.0% more
Miscellaneous10398.14.8% less
100 = US Average. (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)

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