Charlotte vs Copenhagen - Cost of Living Comparison

Charlotte Copenhagen
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2038
$2071
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4746
$4667
🏠 One person rent
$1214
$1200
🏘️ Family rent
$2103
$2066
🍽️ Food expenses
$509
$525
🚐 Transport expenses
$159
$185
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5286
$3488
😷 Air quality
Good
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
68
93
😀 Quality of life
89
94
🏙️ Population
875K
644K

The cost of living in Charlotte is 2% less expensive than in Copenhagen. Cities ranked 463rd and 422nd ($2038 vs $2071) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 365th and 1st in the United States and Denmark, respectively. Check the United States vs Denmark comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.6 months in Charlotte compared to 1.7 months in Copenhagen. Charlotte ranked 21st best city to live in the United States vs Copenhagen ranked 1st in Denmark, while ranked 111th and 21st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Charlotte vs Copenhagen

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Charlotte Copenhagen
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.9
$14.8
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.6
$75.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.31
$10.8
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.38
$6.38
 Cappuccino
$4.88
$5.86
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.08
$3.17
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1415
$1345
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$973
$995
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2604
$2304
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1730
$1766
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$87.1
$106
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$134
$164
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$65
$28.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.21%
1.56%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3644
$7468
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1693
$5077
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.62
$3.28
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.1
$73.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.1
$30
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$2.08
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$1.61
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.67
$2.25
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.02
$1.98
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.9
$4.23
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.77
$13.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.1
$10.4
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$14
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.42
$2.71
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$2.45
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
$2.54
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.08
$4.1
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.96
$1.74
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$1.41
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.79
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.72
$2.53
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.4
$16.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.21
$1.85
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.27
$7.58
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$8.09
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.53
$4.36
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.15
$1.64
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.74
$2.11
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.8
$32.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.9
$16.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$143
$63.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.6
$22.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$42.1
$107
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80
$121
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$913
$483
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14990
$7513

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Cities near Charlotte

Distance City Cost of living
17 km or 10 mi Matthews
$1934
17 km or 11 mi Mint Hill
$1947
20 km or 13 mi Huntersville
$1946
23 km or 14 mi Indian Trail
$1948
28 km or 18 mi Cornelius
$1843
30 km or 18 mi Concord
$1876
31 km or 19 mi Gastonia
$1828
36 km or 22 mi Kannapolis
$1934
36 km or 22 mi Rock Hill
$1694
38 km or 23 mi Monroe
$1939
40 km or 25 mi Mooresville
$1919
57 km or 35 mi Lancaster
$2033
59 km or 37 mi Salisbury
$1949
62 km or 39 mi Statesville
$1944
63 km or 39 mi Shelby
$1911
72 km or 45 mi Hickory
$1641
94 km or 58 mi Forest
$1947
101 km or 63 mi Thomasville
$1508
104 km or 64 mi Rockingham
$1946
104 km or 65 mi Spartanburg
$1725
108 km or 67 mi Asheboro
$1950
111 km or 69 mi Winston-Salem
$1724
113 km or 70 mi High Point
$1642
120 km or 75 mi Kernersville
$1872
130 km or 81 mi Greer
$1940
132 km or 82 mi Greensboro
$1640
138 km or 86 mi Columbia
$1956
142 km or 88 mi Mauldin
$1938
143 km or 89 mi Lexington
$1948
147 km or 91 mi Greenville
$1750
152 km or 94 mi Florence
$2021
152 km or 95 mi Sumter
$1275
154 km or 96 mi Sanford
$1360
159 km or 99 mi Burlington
$1949
160 km or 99 mi Asheville
$2262
166 km or 103 mi Greenwood
$1937
176 km or 109 mi Fayetteville
$1570
179 km or 111 mi Chapel Hill
$2494
180 km or 112 mi Lumberton
$1820
184 km or 114 mi Anderson
$1764

Cities near Copenhagen

Distance City Cost of living
2 km or 1.3 mi Frederiksberg
$1845
8.5 km or 5.3 mi Gentofte
$1486
23 km or 14 mi Horsholm
$1491
28 km or 17 mi Landskrona
$980
30 km or 19 mi Malmo
$1388
31 km or 19 mi Roskilde
$1582
33 km or 21 mi Hillerod
$1721
40 km or 25 mi Lund
$1287
40 km or 25 mi Staffanstorp
$1214
40 km or 25 mi Helsingor
$1489
42 km or 26 mi Helsingborg
$1356
51 km or 32 mi Trelleborg
$1244
66 km or 41 mi Angelholm
$1242
71 km or 44 mi Naestved
$1439
92 km or 57 mi Hassleholm
$1059
104 km or 65 mi Kristianstad
$1084
111 km or 69 mi Halmstad
$1218
141 km or 88 mi Odense
$1604
141 km or 88 mi Svendborg
$1582
154 km or 96 mi Ljungby
$1319
156 km or 97 mi Aarhus
$1568
156 km or 97 mi Stralsund
$1218
159 km or 99 mi Varberg
$1244
171 km or 106 mi Horsens
$1384
177 km or 110 mi Fredericia
$1469
179 km or 111 mi Rostock
$1312
179 km or 111 mi Randers
$1376
185 km or 115 mi Greifswald
$1235
190 km or 118 mi Varnamo
$1154
190 km or 118 mi Vejle
$1633
193 km or 120 mi Vaxjo
$1218
196 km or 122 mi Sonderborg
$1214
196 km or 122 mi Kolding
$1382
196 km or 122 mi Silkeborg
$1344
199 km or 124 mi Karlskrona
$1004
199 km or 124 mi Haderslev
$1337
211 km or 131 mi Wismar
$1219
211 km or 131 mi Gustrow
$1219
215 km or 133 mi Viborg
$1265
216 km or 134 mi Kiel
$1159