Charlotte vs Havana - Cost of Living Comparison

Charlotte Havana
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2038
$863
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4746
$2700
🏠 One person rent
$1214
$336
🏘️ Family rent
$2103
$1051
🍽️ Food expenses
$509
$392
🚐 Transport expenses
$159
$63.1
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5286
$621
😷 Air quality
Good
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
17 km
🎓 Higher education
68
46
😀 Quality of life
89
68
🏙️ Population
875K
2.14M

The cost of living in Charlotte is 136% more expensive than in Havana. Cities ranked 463rd and 5856th ($2038 vs $863) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 365th and 25th in the United States and Cuba, respectively. Check the United States vs Cuba comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.6 months in Charlotte compared to 0.7 months in Havana. Charlotte ranked 21st best city to live in the United States vs Havana ranked 1st in Cuba, while ranked 111th and 3117th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Charlotte vs Havana

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Charlotte Havana
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.9
$9.98
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.6
$40.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.31
$7.05
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.38
$2.52
 Cappuccino
$4.88
$1.26
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.08
$2.27
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1415
$338
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$973
$201
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2604
$1751
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1730
$730
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$87.1
$19.3
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$134
$29.4
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$65
$88.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.21%
5.77%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3644
$493
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1693
$269
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.62
$0.1
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.1
$19.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.1
$5.04
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$1.14
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$3.35
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.67
$1.08
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.02
$1.66
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.9
$1.44
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.77
$4.75
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.1
$6.09
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$10.3
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.42
$6.26
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$1.1
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
$1.13
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.08
$2.36
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.96
$1.82
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$2.47
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.63
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.72
$2.92
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.4
$9.91
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.21
$1.61
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.27
$2.98
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$11.6
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.53
$10.9
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.15
$3.81
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.74
$4.8
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.8
$16.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.9
$1.12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$143
$38.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.6
$7.99
👖 Brand Jeans
$42.1
$51.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80
$80.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$913
$69.6
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14990
$15058

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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 Havana

Distance City Cost of living
47 km or 29 mi Guines
$1198
55 km or 34 mi Artemisa
$1170
81 km or 50 mi Matanzas
$878
119 km or 74 mi Cardenas
$1193
156 km or 97 mi Colon
$1193
157 km or 97 mi Pinar del Rio
$1178
169 km or 105 mi Key West
$2772
226 km or 140 mi Cienfuegos
$1136
237 km or 147 mi Sagua La Grande
$1171
260 km or 161 mi Santa Clara
$1170
292 km or 181 mi Placetas
$1166
322 km or 200 mi Homestead
$1998
328 km or 204 mi Sancti Spiritus
$1250
337 km or 210 mi Richmond West
$1947
340 km or 211 mi Cutler Bay
$2029
345 km or 215 mi Palmetto Bay
$1940
345 km or 215 mi Kendall West
$1942
358 km or 222 mi Sweetwater
$1947
359 km or 223 mi Coral Gables
$1947
360 km or 224 mi Doral
$1945
362 km or 225 mi Bonita Springs
$1943
366 km or 227 mi Miami
$2729
366 km or 228 mi Hialeah Gardens
$1949
368 km or 229 mi Hialeah
$2224
371 km or 230 mi Estero
$1950
371 km or 230 mi Miami Lakes
$1940
373 km or 232 mi Miami Beach
$1946
377 km or 234 mi Miami Gardens
$1952
377 km or 234 mi North Miami
$1948
379 km or 236 mi Miramar
$1955
381 km or 237 mi Pembroke Pines
$2397
381 km or 237 mi North Miami Beach
$1942
385 km or 239 mi Sunny Isles Beach
$2140
385 km or 239 mi Cooper
$1946
386 km or 240 mi Weston
$2207
387 km or 240 mi Aventura
$1950
388 km or 241 mi Hallandale Beach
$1937
389 km or 242 mi Davie
$1949
389 km or 242 mi Hollywood
$2122
391 km or 243 mi Fort Myers
$2049