Charlotte vs Mexico City - Cost of Living Comparison

Charlotte Mexico City
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2038
$941
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4746
$2223
🏠 One person rent
$1214
$491
🏘️ Family rent
$2103
$851
🍽️ Food expenses
$509
$289
🚐 Transport expenses
$159
$76.6
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5286
$671
😷 Air quality
Good
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
8 km
🎓 Higher education
68
92
😀 Quality of life
89
69
🏙️ Population
875K
8.92M

The cost of living in Charlotte is 117% more expensive than in Mexico City. Cities ranked 463rd and 5577th ($2038 vs $941) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 365th and 2nd in the United States and Mexico, respectively. Check the United States vs Mexico comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.6 months in Charlotte compared to 0.7 months in Mexico City. Charlotte ranked 21st best city to live in the United States vs Mexico City ranked 1st in Mexico, while ranked 111th and 2640th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Charlotte vs Mexico City

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Charlotte Mexico City
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.9
$8.15
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.6
$27.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.31
$6.48
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.38
$2.57
 Cappuccino
$4.88
$3.38
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.08
$0.97
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1415
$676
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$973
$376
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2604
$1174
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1730
$681
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$87.1
$32.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$134
$49.6
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$65
$22.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.21%
10.34%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3644
$2688
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1693
$1604
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.62
$0.29
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.1
$18.5
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.1
$4.39
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$1.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$1.21
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.67
$1.5
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.02
$1.25
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.9
$1.73
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.77
$7.05
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.1
$5.8
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$8.97
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.42
$2.23
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$1.23
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
$1.27
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.08
$1.27
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.96
$1.38
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$1.26
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.51
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.72
$1.58
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.4
$12.8
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.21
$1.2
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.27
$3.42
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$4.74
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.53
$2.92
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.15
$2.01
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.74
$1.87
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.8
$52.3
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.9
$4.41
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$143
$30.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.6
$11.3
👖 Brand Jeans
$42.1
$47.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80
$79.2
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$913
$325
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14990
$7026

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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 Mexico City

Distance City Cost of living
11 km or 7.1 mi Naucalpan
$752
14 km or 8.7 mi Tlalnepantla
$794
17 km or 10 mi Ciudad Nezahualcoyotl
$622
19 km or 12 mi Ciudad Lopez Mateos
$855
22 km or 14 mi Ecatepec de Morelos
$752
25 km or 16 mi Tultitlan de Mariano Escobedo
$659
25 km or 16 mi Chicoloapan de Juarez
$623
26 km or 16 mi Cuautitlan Izcalli
$545
29 km or 18 mi Texcoco de Mora
$626
30 km or 19 mi Tultepec
$627
31 km or 19 mi Chalco de Diaz Covarrubias
$646
42 km or 26 mi Zumpango
$628
55 km or 34 mi Toluca
$628
56 km or 35 mi Cuernavaca
$661
60 km or 37 mi Jiutepec
$638
70 km or 44 mi Cuautla
$562
89 km or 55 mi Pachuca
$492
93 km or 58 mi Atlixco
$628
105 km or 65 mi San Jose Villa de Allende
$625
106 km or 66 mi Puebla
$657
107 km or 67 mi Taxco
$629
126 km or 79 mi Iguala
$614
140 km or 87 mi San Juan del Rio
$646
184 km or 114 mi Queretaro
$736
192 km or 119 mi Teziutlan
$630
211 km or 131 mi Chilpancingo
$421
213 km or 132 mi Tehuacan
$488
214 km or 133 mi Celaya
$512
216 km or 134 mi Poza Rica
$716
217 km or 135 mi Morelia
$599
224 km or 139 mi Cortazar
$627
224 km or 139 mi Orizaba
$648
225 km or 140 mi Yuriria
$629
229 km or 143 mi Coatepec
$574
234 km or 145 mi Xalapa
$486
236 km or 146 mi San Miguel de Allende
$827
239 km or 149 mi Cordoba
$934
250 km or 155 mi Salamanca
$472
269 km or 167 mi Irapuato
$526
281 km or 174 mi Zacapu
$669