Charlotte vs Fortaleza - Cost of Living Comparison

Charlotte Fortaleza
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2038
$565
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4746
$1614
🏠 One person rent
$1214
$182
🏘️ Family rent
$2103
$388
🍽️ Food expenses
$509
$232
🚐 Transport expenses
$159
$72.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5286
$243
😷 Air quality
Good
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
68
42
😀 Quality of life
89
56
🏙️ Population
875K
2.45M

The cost of living in Charlotte is 260% more expensive than in Fortaleza. Cities ranked 463rd and 7638th ($2038 vs $565) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 365th and 96th in the United States and Brazil, respectively. Check the United States vs Brazil comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.6 months in Charlotte compared to 0.4 months in Fortaleza. Charlotte ranked 21st best city to live in the United States vs Fortaleza ranked 11th in Brazil, while ranked 111th and 5737th among best cities to live in the world.

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Charlotte Fortaleza
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.9
$5.08
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.6
$22.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.31
$6.06
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.38
$1.58
 Cappuccino
$4.88
$1.62
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.08
$0.92
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1415
$168
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$973
$108
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2604
$423
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1730
$272
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$87.1
$44.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$134
$69.3
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$65
$16.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.21%
8.35%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3644
$1676
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1693
$868
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.62
$0.75
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.1
$17.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.1
$5.55
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$1.29
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$0.97
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.67
$1.3
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.02
$1.01
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.9
$1.53
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.77
$6.37
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.1
$3.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$7.43
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.42
$1.84
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$0.99
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
$1.11
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.08
$1.36
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.96
$1.22
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$0.76
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.47
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.72
$1.54
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.4
$6.76
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.21
$1.09
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.27
$1.94
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$7.02
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.53
$3.73
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.15
$2.04
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.74
$1.46
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.8
$19.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.9
$5.76
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$143
$43.6
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.6
$10.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$42.1
$40.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80
$65.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$913
$292
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14990
$6731

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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

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Distance City Cost of living
14 km or 8.9 mi Caucaia
$433
112 km or 69 mi Caninde
$556
120 km or 74 mi Itapipoca
$555
125 km or 78 mi Aracati
$552
148 km or 92 mi Russas
$554
148 km or 92 mi Quixada
$555
190 km or 118 mi Sobral
$581
200 km or 124 mi Acarau
$556
209 km or 130 mi Mossoro
$423
273 km or 169 mi Camocim
$553
288 km or 179 mi Crateus
$554
300 km or 186 mi Ico
$556
305 km or 189 mi Iguatu
$552
342 km or 213 mi Caico
$555
366 km or 227 mi Piripiri
$554
372 km or 231 mi Parnaiba
$558
392 km or 243 mi Patos
$555
397 km or 247 mi Juazeiro do Norte
$612
402 km or 250 mi Crato
$536
434 km or 269 mi Natal
$586
487 km or 303 mi Salgueiro
$553
487 km or 303 mi Campina Grande
$537
495 km or 307 mi Picos
$556
498 km or 309 mi Teresina
$554
501 km or 312 mi Timon
$562
536 km or 333 mi Chapadinha
$555
546 km or 340 mi Arcoverde
$571
550 km or 342 mi Caxias
$560
554 km or 344 mi Joao Pessoa
$632
578 km or 359 mi Goiana
$697
580 km or 360 mi Caruaru
$444
584 km or 363 mi Carpina
$554
600 km or 373 mi Codo
$425
602 km or 374 mi Floriano
$554
617 km or 383 mi Garanhuns
$572
618 km or 384 mi Camaragibe
$500
619 km or 384 mi Paulista
$464
622 km or 387 mi Coroata
$555
623 km or 387 mi Jaboatao dos Guararapes
$594
626 km or 389 mi Olinda
$523