Charlotte vs Hamilton - Cost of Living Comparison

Charlotte Hamilton
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2038
$1926
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4746
$4430
🏠 One person rent
$1214
$1159
🏘️ Family rent
$2103
$2043
🍽️ Food expenses
$509
$529
🚐 Transport expenses
$159
$127
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5286
$2978
😷 Air quality
Good
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
11 km
🎓 Higher education
68
73
😀 Quality of life
89
88
🏙️ Population
875K
537K

The cost of living in Charlotte is 6% more expensive than in Hamilton. Cities ranked 463rd and 1731st ($2038 vs $1926) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 365th and 23rd in the United States and Canada, respectively. Check the United States vs Canada comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.6 months in Charlotte compared to 1.5 months in Hamilton. Charlotte ranked 21st best city to live in the United States vs Hamilton ranked 15th in Canada, while ranked 111th and 155th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Charlotte vs Hamilton

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Charlotte Hamilton
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.9
$14.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.6
$62.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.31
$9.37
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.38
$4.93
 Cappuccino
$4.88
$3.56
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.08
$1.89
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1415
$1125
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$973
$988
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2604
$1854
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1730
$1855
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$87.1
$80.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$134
$125
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$65
$63.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.21%
4.38%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3644
$4710
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1693
$4616
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.62
$2.52
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.1
$86.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.1
$14.6
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$1.54
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$1.66
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.67
$2.58
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.02
$3.17
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.9
$3.13
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.77
$14.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.1
$12.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$14.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.42
$4.12
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$1.54
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
$3.41
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.08
$3.61
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.96
$1.96
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$2.47
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$1.15
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.72
$1.74
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.4
$11.7
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.21
$2.01
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.27
$11.4
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$6.89
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.53
$4.68
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.15
$2.45
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.74
$1.75
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.8
$37.8
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.9
$12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$143
$50.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.6
$14.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$42.1
$50
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80
$78.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$913
$879
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14990
$11824

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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 Hamilton

Distance City Cost of living
9.4 km or 5.9 mi Burlington
$2146
26 km or 16 mi Oakville
$2191
32 km or 20 mi Brantford
$1816
38 km or 23 mi Cambridge
$1699
42 km or 26 mi Mississauga
$2225
42 km or 26 mi Halton Hills
$1700
45 km or 28 mi Guelph
$1800
48 km or 30 mi Brampton
$1957
52 km or 32 mi St. Catharines
$1822
54 km or 34 mi Kitchener
$1693
57 km or 36 mi Waterloo
$1907
60 km or 37 mi Welland
$1715
60 km or 37 mi Toronto
$2286
67 km or 42 mi Niagara Falls
$1756
71 km or 44 mi Vaughan
$2378
71 km or 44 mi Niagara Falls
$1398
76 km or 47 mi Orangeville
$1894
78 km or 49 mi Richmond Hill
$2166
79 km or 49 mi Grand Island
$1940
85 km or 53 mi North Tonawanda
$1948
86 km or 53 mi Markham
$2466
90 km or 56 mi Stratford
$1754
92 km or 57 mi Buffalo
$1690
92 km or 57 mi Amherst
$1942
92 km or 57 mi New Tecumseth
$1701
95 km or 59 mi Ajax
$2264
97 km or 60 mi Lockport
$1940
98 km or 61 mi West Seneca
$1945
99 km or 62 mi Cheektowaga
$1942
100 km or 62 mi Hamburg
$1904
107 km or 67 mi Orchard Park
$1941
108 km or 67 mi Lancaster
$1934
108 km or 67 mi Clarence
$1938
109 km or 68 mi Oshawa
$1649
116 km or 72 mi London
$1712
127 km or 79 mi Erie
$1580
127 km or 79 mi Barrie
$1447
139 km or 86 mi Jamestown
$1948
154 km or 96 mi Orillia
$1869
169 km or 105 mi Owen Sound
$1832