Charlotte vs Kawasaki - Cost of Living Comparison

Charlotte Kawasaki
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2038
$1133
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4746
$3311
🏠 One person rent
$1214
$436
🏘️ Family rent
$2103
$1203
🍽️ Food expenses
$509
$379
🚐 Transport expenses
$159
$217
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5286
$2649
😷 Air quality
Good
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
68
99
😀 Quality of life
89
83
🏙️ Population
875K
1.54M

The cost of living in Charlotte is 80% more expensive than in Kawasaki. Cities ranked 463rd and 4217th ($2038 vs $1133) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 365th and 37th in the United States and Japan, respectively. Check the United States vs Japan comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.6 months in Charlotte compared to 2.3 months in Kawasaki. Charlotte ranked 21st best city to live in the United States vs Kawasaki ranked 9th in Japan, while ranked 111th and 251st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Charlotte vs Kawasaki

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Charlotte Kawasaki
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.9
$5.78
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.6
$26.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.31
$5.24
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.38
$3.42
 Cappuccino
$4.88
$2.07
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.08
$1.19
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1415
$521
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$973
$251
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2604
$1066
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1730
$1003
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$87.1
$107
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$134
$163
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$65
$24.7
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.21%
1.16%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3644
$4505
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1693
$2995
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.62
$1.05
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.1
$68.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.1
$29.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$1.26
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$1.47
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.67
$1.69
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.02
$3.59
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.9
$1.89
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.77
$9.73
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.1
$6.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$22.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.42
$5.27
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$2.66
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
$2.28
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.08
$3.78
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.96
$3
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$2.24
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.68
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.72
$1.29
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.4
$12
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.21
$2.02
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.27
$4.54
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$9.24
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.53
$3.77
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.15
$1.23
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.74
$1.86
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.8
$67.2
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.9
$14.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$143
$34.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.6
$16.1
👖 Brand Jeans
$42.1
$30.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80
$53.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$913
$225
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14990
$15957

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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 Kawasaki

Distance City Cost of living
1.5 km or 0.9 mi Kawasaki-ku
$1054
11 km or 6.9 mi Yokohama
$1653
17 km or 11 mi Komae
$1026
19 km or 12 mi Tokyo
$1698
21 km or 13 mi Chofu
$1055
22 km or 14 mi Yamato
$1055
22 km or 14 mi Inagi
$1021
22 km or 14 mi Mitaka
$1047
23 km or 14 mi Machida
$1130
24 km or 15 mi Urayasu
$1036
25 km or 15 mi Hirai
$1019
25 km or 16 mi Sodegaura
$1024
25 km or 16 mi Kisarazu
$1024
25 km or 16 mi Musashino
$1031
26 km or 16 mi Kamakura
$1096
26 km or 16 mi Tama
$1029
26 km or 16 mi Ayase
$1021
26 km or 16 mi Fuchu
$1064
27 km or 17 mi Zama
$1025
27 km or 17 mi Zushi
$1025
27 km or 17 mi Koganei
$1026
27 km or 17 mi Fujisawa
$1057
27 km or 17 mi Nishitokyo
$1046
28 km or 17 mi Futtsu
$1020
28 km or 17 mi Kimitsu
$1024
29 km or 18 mi Ebina
$1029
29 km or 18 mi Hayama
$1019
30 km or 19 mi Yokosuka
$1133
30 km or 19 mi Kunitachi
$1023
30 km or 19 mi Kokubunji
$1026
31 km or 19 mi Wako
$1023
31 km or 19 mi Sagamihara
$1153
31 km or 19 mi Higashikurume
$1023
31 km or 19 mi Ichikawa
$1069
31 km or 19 mi Kodaira
$1048
32 km or 20 mi Atsugi
$1072
32 km or 20 mi Tachikawa
$1043
32 km or 20 mi Funabashi
$1170
32 km or 20 mi Kawaguchi
$1085
33 km or 20 mi Hino
$1046