Ankara vs Charlotte - Cost of Living Comparison

Ankara Charlotte
🚶 Cost of living one person
$565
$2680
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$1478
$6364
🏠 One person rent
$225
$1682
🏘️ Family rent
$443
$3225
🍽️ Food expenses
$191
$644
🚐 Transport expenses
$74.4
$188
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$418
$4737
😷 Air quality
Moderate
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
14 km
9 km
🎓 Higher education
96
68
😀 Quality of life
70
87
🏙️ Population
5.5M
875K

The cost of living in Ankara is 79% less expensive than in Charlotte. Cities ranked 7773rd and 106th ($565 vs $2680) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 7th and 88th in Turkey and the United States, respectively. Check Turkey vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 0.7 months in Ankara compared to 1.8 months in Charlotte. Ankara ranked 2nd best city to live in Turkey vs Charlotte ranked 52nd in the United States, while ranked 2532nd and 195th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Ankara vs Charlotte

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Ankara Charlotte
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$4.24
$18.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$18.5
$74.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$4.71
$10.1
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.68
$5
 Cappuccino
$1.95
$4.93
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$0.85
$2.25
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$263
$1727
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$161
$1442
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$516
$4229
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$347
$2674
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$34.9
$106
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$53.3
$162
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$9.04
$77.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
20.83%
5.6%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$791
$4010
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$562
$3041
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$0.45
$2.65
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$20
$88
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$3.51
$26.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.19
$0.86
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.92
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$0.49
$3.45
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.44
$4.57
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.85
$4.28
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$6.12
$9.66
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.03
$15.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.92
$17.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.78
$6.25
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.52
$1.86
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.92
$5.93
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.02
$4.41
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.56
$3.73
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$0.48
$3.14
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.17
$1.23
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.08
$2.73
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$7.96
$13.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.82
$3.18
🚬 Cigarette pack
$1.71
$7.04
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$1.61
$8.17
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$1.81
$5.82
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$1.01
$4.83
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.6
$1.73
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$22.1
$43.5
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$3.11
$15.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$53
$111
💇 Haircut, simple
$4.52
$24.8
👖 Brand Jeans
$36.7
$52.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$70.6
$99.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$213
$1071
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$4247
$15243

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Distance City Cost of living
57 km or 36 mi Kirikkale
$306
71 km or 44 mi Polatli
$376
99 km or 61 mi Cankiri
$375
139 km or 86 mi Bolu
$309
142 km or 88 mi Kirsehir
$368
142 km or 88 mi Karabuk
$272
168 km or 104 mi Yozgat
$317
176 km or 109 mi Duzce
$392
180 km or 112 mi Kastamonu
$377
191 km or 118 mi Karadeniz Eregli
$378
191 km or 119 mi Corum
$370
194 km or 121 mi Bartin
$290
200 km or 124 mi Eskisehir
$410
201 km or 125 mi Aksaray
$363
216 km or 134 mi Nevsehir
$355
228 km or 142 mi Sakarya
$439
228 km or 142 mi Adapazari
$311
231 km or 144 mi Konya
$401
238 km or 148 mi Afyonkarahisar
$335
246 km or 153 mi Bilecik
$390
252 km or 156 mi Kutahya
$347
255 km or 158 mi Kartepe
$374
263 km or 163 mi Kayseri
$490
263 km or 164 mi Izmit
$253
265 km or 165 mi Amasya
$377
269 km or 167 mi Golcuk
$377
270 km or 168 mi Nigde
$328
272 km or 169 mi Talas
$378
272 km or 169 mi Bor
$375
272 km or 169 mi Kocaeli
$438
278 km or 172 mi Korfez
$377
285 km or 177 mi Inegol
$384
289 km or 180 mi Eregli
$372
303 km or 188 mi Sinop
$368
305 km or 190 mi Gebze
$339
307 km or 191 mi Karaman
$440
311 km or 193 mi Cayirova
$375
312 km or 194 mi Isparta
$301
318 km or 197 mi Tokat
$288
323 km or 201 mi Bursa
$586

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$2010
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$2012
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$2018
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$2022
28 km or 18 mi Cornelius
$1973
30 km or 18 mi Concord
$1956
31 km or 19 mi Gastonia
$1956
36 km or 22 mi Kannapolis
$2012
36 km or 22 mi Rock Hill
$2101
38 km or 23 mi Monroe
$2009
40 km or 25 mi Mooresville
$1920
57 km or 35 mi Lancaster
$1989
59 km or 37 mi Salisbury
$2011
62 km or 39 mi Statesville
$2011
63 km or 39 mi Shelby
$1591
72 km or 45 mi Hickory
$1660
94 km or 58 mi Forest
$2012
101 km or 63 mi Thomasville
$2081
104 km or 64 mi Rockingham
$2008
104 km or 65 mi Spartanburg
$1715
108 km or 67 mi Asheboro
$2010
111 km or 69 mi Winston-Salem
$1898
113 km or 70 mi High Point
$1989
120 km or 75 mi Kernersville
$1852
130 km or 81 mi Greer
$2010
132 km or 82 mi Greensboro
$1687
138 km or 86 mi Columbia
$1697
142 km or 88 mi Mauldin
$2015
143 km or 89 mi Lexington
$2011
147 km or 91 mi Greenville
$2034
152 km or 94 mi Florence
$1847
152 km or 95 mi Sumter
$1264
154 km or 96 mi Sanford
$1924
159 km or 99 mi Burlington
$2012
160 km or 99 mi Asheville
$2572
166 km or 103 mi Greenwood
$2012
176 km or 109 mi Fayetteville
$1774
179 km or 111 mi Chapel Hill
$2660
180 km or 112 mi Lumberton
$1841
184 km or 114 mi Anderson
$1690