Charlotte vs Lisbon - Cost of Living Comparison

Charlotte Lisbon
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2038
$1263
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4746
$2845
🏠 One person rent
$1214
$778
🏘️ Family rent
$2103
$1290
🍽️ Food expenses
$509
$291
🚐 Transport expenses
$159
$83.8
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5286
$1065
😷 Air quality
Good
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
68
89
😀 Quality of life
89
81
🏙️ Population
875K
546K

The cost of living in Charlotte is 61% more expensive than in Lisbon. Cities ranked 463rd and 3287th ($2038 vs $1263) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 365th and 2nd in the United States and Portugal, respectively. Check the United States vs Portugal comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.6 months in Charlotte compared to 0.8 months in Lisbon. Charlotte ranked 21st best city to live in the United States vs Lisbon ranked 2nd in Portugal, while ranked 111th and 292nd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Charlotte vs Lisbon

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Charlotte Lisbon
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.9
$8.55
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.6
$35.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.31
$7.11
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.38
$1.99
 Cappuccino
$4.88
$2.67
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.08
$1.43
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1415
$884
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$973
$609
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2604
$1538
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1730
$1032
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$87.1
$80.1
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$134
$123
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$65
$33.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.21%
2.1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3644
$5330
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1693
$2920
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.62
$1.56
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.1
$40.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.1
$9.79
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$2.06
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$0.84
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.67
$0.97
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.02
$1
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.9
$2.34
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.77
$8.5
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.1
$5.75
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$9.57
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.42
$1.77
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$1.1
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
$1.29
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.08
$1.75
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.96
$1.05
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$1.15
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.41
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.72
$2.38
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.4
$4.34
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.21
$1.17
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.27
$5.39
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$4.95
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.53
$4.82
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.15
$1.82
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.74
$2.31
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.8
$32
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.9
$7.06
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$143
$58
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.6
$11.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$42.1
$89.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80
$76.3
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$913
$414
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14990
$9125

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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 Lisbon

Distance City Cost of living
4.1 km or 2.6 mi Almada
$1014
6.9 km or 4.3 mi Amadora
$1050
8.8 km or 5.5 mi Queluz
$1081
9.4 km or 5.8 mi Odivelas
$1049
10 km or 6.3 mi Barreiro
$1112
11 km or 6.7 mi Amora
$1083
12 km or 7.3 mi Seixal
$756
12 km or 7.4 mi Oeiras
$1323
13 km or 8 mi Agualva-Cacem
$942
13 km or 8.1 mi Loures
$960
17 km or 10 mi Montijo
$955
18 km or 11 mi Moita
$945
18 km or 11 mi Algueirao-Mem Martins
$943
21 km or 13 mi Sintra
$990
22 km or 14 mi Cascais
$1214
28 km or 17 mi Mafra
$947
29 km or 18 mi Palmela
$943
30 km or 19 mi Vila Franca de Xira
$752
31 km or 19 mi Sesimbra
$933
32 km or 20 mi Setubal
$1059
39 km or 24 mi Alenquer
$939
42 km or 26 mi Torres Vedras
$1129
42 km or 26 mi Benavente
$941
47 km or 29 mi Azambuja
$939
47 km or 29 mi Salvaterra de Magos
$941
58 km or 36 mi Cartaxo
$937
61 km or 38 mi Lourinha
$939
71 km or 44 mi Santarem
$842
72 km or 45 mi Almeirim
$943
73 km or 45 mi Peniche
$967
77 km or 48 mi Caldas da Rainha
$1004
90 km or 56 mi Santiago do Cacem
$941
94 km or 58 mi Alcobaca
$942
101 km or 63 mi Torres Novas
$939
103 km or 64 mi Porto de Mos
$940
111 km or 69 mi Evora
$937
115 km or 72 mi Ourem
$949
117 km or 72 mi Marinha Grande
$943
118 km or 73 mi Tomar
$946
118 km or 73 mi Abrantes
$961