Charlotte vs Damascus - Cost of Living Comparison

Charlotte Damascus
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2038
$647
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4746
$1530
🏠 One person rent
$1214
$272
🏘️ Family rent
$2103
$404
🍽️ Food expenses
$509
$206
🚐 Transport expenses
$159
$95.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5286
$53.5
😷 Air quality
Good
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
24 km
🎓 Higher education
68
33
😀 Quality of life
89
39
🏙️ Population
875K
1.75M

The cost of living in Charlotte is 215% more expensive than in Damascus. Cities ranked 463rd and 7157th ($2038 vs $647) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 365th and 1st in the United States and Syria, respectively. Check the United States vs Syria comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.6 months in Charlotte compared to 0.1 months in Damascus. Charlotte ranked 21st best city to live in the United States vs Damascus ranked 1st in Syria, while ranked 111th and 7274th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Charlotte vs Damascus

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Charlotte Damascus
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.9
$3.99
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.6
$22.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.31
$4.03
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.38
$1.22
 Cappuccino
$4.88
$0.88
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.08
$0.67
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1415
$271
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$973
$205
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2604
$484
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1730
$310
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$87.1
$8.51
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$134
$13
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$65
$46
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.21%
12.01%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3644
$1764
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1693
$1072
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.62
$0.09
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.1
$14.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.1
$13.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$1.29
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$1.33
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.67
$1.17
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.02
$1.46
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.9
$1.76
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.77
$4.12
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.1
$4.94
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$12.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.42
$1.01
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$2.37
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
$0.59
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.08
$0.95
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.96
$0.58
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$0.38
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.72
$2.18
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.4
$4.73
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.21
$0.9
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.27
$1.99
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$1.96
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.53
$4.49
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.15
$2.45
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.74
$3.04
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.8
$14.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.9
$4.01
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$143
$19.9
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.6
$14.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$42.1
$35
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80
$92.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$913
$199
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14990
$2387

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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 Damascus

Distance City Cost of living
51 km or 32 mi Zahle
$1189
75 km or 47 mi Kiryat Shmona
$1571
81 km or 50 mi Jounieh
$1187
83 km or 52 mi Sidon
$806
83 km or 52 mi Beirut
$1409
96 km or 59 mi Safed
$1641
105 km or 65 mi Tyre
$1679
108 km or 67 mi Tiberias
$1601
110 km or 68 mi Ma'alot-Tarshiha
$1647
111 km or 69 mi Tripoli
$926
114 km or 71 mi Irbid
$582
115 km or 72 mi Arraba
$1648
116 km or 72 mi Karmiel
$1669
117 km or 73 mi Sakhnin
$1646
125 km or 78 mi Tamra
$1648
125 km or 78 mi Nahariya
$1643
126 km or 78 mi Nof HaGalil
$1649
129 km or 80 mi Nazareth
$1372
130 km or 81 mi Acre
$1281
131 km or 81 mi Shefa-'Amr
$1645
135 km or 84 mi Migdal HaEmek
$1648
136 km or 84 mi Kiryat Motzkin
$1593
136 km or 85 mi Kiryat Ata
$1341
137 km or 85 mi Kiryat Bialik
$1666
137 km or 85 mi Kiryat Yam
$1644
137 km or 85 mi Afula
$1145
141 km or 88 mi Homs
$467
142 km or 88 mi Nesher
$1505
143 km or 89 mi Jerash
$572
145 km or 90 mi Haifa
$1568
145 km or 90 mi Yokneam Illit
$1586
154 km or 95 mi Umm al-Fahm
$1641
163 km or 101 mi Zikhron Ya'akov
$1633
168 km or 105 mi Baqa-Jatt
$1650
169 km or 105 mi Pardes Hanna-Karkur
$1734
173 km or 107 mi Al-Salt
$633
173 km or 108 mi Nablus
$868
174 km or 108 mi Hadera
$1548
177 km or 110 mi Amman
$968
184 km or 114 mi Tayibe
$1642