Charlotte vs Kocaeli - Cost of Living Comparison

Charlotte Kocaeli
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2038
$393
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4746
$972
🏠 One person rent
$1214
$157
🏘️ Family rent
$2103
$259
🍽️ Food expenses
$509
$143
🚐 Transport expenses
$159
$49.9
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5286
$356
😷 Air quality
Good
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
22 km
🎓 Higher education
68
55
😀 Quality of life
89
52
🏙️ Population
875K
1.95M

The cost of living in Charlotte is 418% more expensive than in Kocaeli. Cities ranked 463rd and 8793rd ($2038 vs $393) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 365th and 14th in the United States and Turkey, respectively. Check the United States vs Turkey comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.6 months in Charlotte compared to 0.9 months in Kocaeli. Charlotte ranked 21st best city to live in the United States vs Kocaeli ranked 15th in Turkey, while ranked 111th and 6099th among best cities to live in the world.

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Charlotte Kocaeli
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.9
$3.36
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.6
$11.2
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.31
$2.77
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.38
$1.4
 Cappuccino
$4.88
$1.25
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.08
$0.51
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1415
$146
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$973
$114
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2604
$237
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1730
$197
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$87.1
$30.4
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$134
$47
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$65
$6.91
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.21%
20.21%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3644
$1176
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1693
$687
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.62
$0.33
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.1
$12.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.1
$3.88
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$1.16
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$0.76
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.67
$0.49
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.02
$1.11
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.9
$1.3
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.77
$4.39
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.1
$3.47
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$8.08
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.42
$0.96
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$1.02
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
$0.9
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.08
$0.93
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.96
$0.35
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$0.21
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.11
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.72
$0.87
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.4
$6.64
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.21
$1.31
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.27
$1.55
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$1.52
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.53
$1.15
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.15
$0.78
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.74
$0.94
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.8
$16
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.9
$2.09
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$143
$14
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.6
$3.05
👖 Brand Jeans
$42.1
$37.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80
$46.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$913
$154
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14990
$3183

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$1934
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$1947
20 km or 13 mi Huntersville
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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 Kocaeli

Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 6.8 mi Izmit
$204
13 km or 8.1 mi Korfez
$321
21 km or 13 mi Golcuk
$320
22 km or 13 mi Kartepe
$318
38 km or 24 mi Gebze
$322
42 km or 26 mi Cayirova
$318
45 km or 28 mi Adapazari
$303
45 km or 28 mi Sakarya
$302
79 km or 49 mi Istanbul
$644
79 km or 49 mi Bilecik
$383
91 km or 57 mi Inegol
$328
101 km or 63 mi Bursa
$531
108 km or 67 mi Duzce
$283
131 km or 82 mi Eskisehir
$354
137 km or 85 mi Karadeniz Eregli
$322
146 km or 90 mi Bolu
$285
159 km or 99 mi Kutahya
$324
169 km or 105 mi Kapakli
$318
170 km or 106 mi Bandirma
$287
177 km or 110 mi Corlu
$327
199 km or 124 mi Tekirdag
$292
216 km or 134 mi Balikesir
$359
220 km or 137 mi Luleburgaz
$320
223 km or 139 mi Bartin
$231
234 km or 146 mi Karabuk
$264
239 km or 148 mi Polatli
$318
240 km or 149 mi Afyonkarahisar
$314
242 km or 151 mi Kirklareli
$236
245 km or 152 mi Usak
$444
268 km or 167 mi Soma
$317
271 km or 169 mi Burgas
$554
271 km or 169 mi Uzunkopru
$318
272 km or 169 mi Ankara
$470
292 km or 182 mi Edirne
$299
303 km or 188 mi Salihli
$321
304 km or 189 mi Canakkale
$322
308 km or 191 mi Varna
$627
316 km or 197 mi Cankiri
$318
321 km or 200 mi Turgutlu
$311
324 km or 201 mi Manisa
$355