Charlotte vs Ho Chi Minh - Cost of Living Comparison

Charlotte Ho Chi Minh
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2038
$734
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4746
$2025
🏠 One person rent
$1214
$378
🏘️ Family rent
$2103
$820
🍽️ Food expenses
$509
$213
🚐 Transport expenses
$159
$66.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5286
$534
😷 Air quality
Good
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
2 km
🎓 Higher education
68
63
😀 Quality of life
89
68
🏙️ Population
875K
10.4M

The cost of living in Charlotte is 178% more expensive than in Ho Chi Minh. Cities ranked 463rd and 6318th ($2038 vs $734) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 365th and 1st in the United States and Vietnam, respectively. Check the United States vs Vietnam comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.6 months in Charlotte compared to 0.7 months in Ho Chi Minh. Charlotte ranked 21st best city to live in the United States vs Ho Chi Minh ranked 1st in Vietnam, while ranked 111th and 3095th among best cities to live in the world.

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Charlotte Ho Chi Minh
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.9
$2.04
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.6
$22.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.31
$4.2
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.38
$1.01
 Cappuccino
$4.88
$2.1
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.08
$0.57
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1415
$454
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$973
$288
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2604
$1129
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1730
$641
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$87.1
$46.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$134
$71.2
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$65
$9.98
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.21%
8.98%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3644
$5180
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1693
$1997
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.62
$0.3
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.1
$7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.1
$5.87
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$0.97
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$1.49
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.67
$1.15
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.02
$0.97
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.9
$1.43
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.77
$11.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.1
$3.43
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$12.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.42
$2.99
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$1.07
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
$1.45
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.08
$1.07
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.96
$1.34
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$1.52
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.38
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.72
$0.95
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.4
$11.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.21
$0.97
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.27
$1.24
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$2.18
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.53
$3.63
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.15
$1.32
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.74
$0.96
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.8
$22.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.9
$4.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$143
$34.3
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.6
$3.82
👖 Brand Jeans
$42.1
$47.2
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80
$96.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$913
$225
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14990
$15038

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$1934
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$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
21 km or 13 mi Thu Dau Mot
$520
25 km or 15 mi Bien Hoa
$502
72 km or 45 mi Vung Tau
$538
96 km or 60 mi Svay Rieng
$645
113 km or 70 mi Sa Dec
$494
127 km or 79 mi Can Tho
$551
141 km or 88 mi Long Xuyen
$531
153 km or 95 mi Soc Trang
$530
162 km or 100 mi Prey Veng
$642
167 km or 104 mi Phan Thiet
$433
181 km or 112 mi Mui Ne
$504
184 km or 114 mi Kampong Cham
$509
189 km or 117 mi Rach Gia
$521
198 km or 123 mi Bac Lieu
$514
205 km or 127 mi Phnom Penh
$850
233 km or 145 mi Da Lat
$496
244 km or 151 mi Ca Mau
$518
257 km or 160 mi Buon Ma Thuot
$425
270 km or 168 mi Phan Rang-Thap Cham
$509
271 km or 168 mi Kampot
$531
300 km or 186 mi Phu Quoc
$510
309 km or 192 mi Stung Treng
$639
320 km or 199 mi Nha Trang
$622
343 km or 213 mi Sihanoukville
$870
414 km or 257 mi Siem Reap
$639
433 km or 269 mi Qui Nhon
$518
452 km or 281 mi Battambang
$540
488 km or 303 mi Ko Chang
$536
502 km or 312 mi Serei Saophoan
$638
527 km or 327 mi Ubon Ratchathani
$457
533 km or 331 mi Quang Ngai
$465
584 km or 363 mi Klaeng
$549
592 km or 368 mi Hoi An
$504
605 km or 376 mi Da Nang
$639
637 km or 396 mi Hue
$468
663 km or 412 mi Nong Prue
$535
664 km or 413 mi Chaophraya Surasak
$537
668 km or 415 mi Pattaya
$584
670 km or 416 mi Laem Chabang
$534
676 km or 420 mi Nakhon Ratchasima
$580