Charlotte vs Munich - Cost of Living Comparison

Charlotte Munich
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2038
$1941
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4746
$4585
🏠 One person rent
$1214
$1151
🏘️ Family rent
$2103
$2075
🍽️ Food expenses
$509
$450
🚐 Transport expenses
$159
$196
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5286
$3228
😷 Air quality
Good
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
23 km
🎓 Higher education
68
86
😀 Quality of life
89
93
🏙️ Population
875K
1.49M

The cost of living in Charlotte is 5% more expensive than in Munich. Cities ranked 463rd and 1310th ($2038 vs $1941) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 365th and 1st in the United States and Germany, respectively. Check the United States vs Germany comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.6 months in Charlotte compared to 1.7 months in Munich. Charlotte ranked 21st best city to live in the United States vs Munich ranked 7th in Germany, while ranked 111th and 47th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Charlotte vs Munich

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Charlotte Munich
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.9
$13.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.6
$52.8
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.31
$9.14
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.38
$4.22
 Cappuccino
$4.88
$3.68
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.08
$3.21
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1415
$1206
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$973
$891
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2604
$2263
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1730
$1677
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$87.1
$156
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$134
$240
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$65
$40.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.21%
1.84%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3644
$13117
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1693
$9395
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.62
$3.57
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.1
$60.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.1
$21.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$2.04
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$1.14
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.67
$1.61
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.02
$1.85
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.9
$3.54
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.77
$13.4
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.1
$11.9
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$19.5
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.42
$2.56
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$1.78
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
$2.49
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.08
$2.98
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.96
$1.77
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$1.23
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.52
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.72
$1.63
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.4
$8.58
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.21
$1.02
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.27
$6.77
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$8.18
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.53
$3.32
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.15
$1.25
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.74
$1.35
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.8
$42.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.9
$12.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$143
$65
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.6
$21
👖 Brand Jeans
$42.1
$88.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80
$98.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$913
$656
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14990
$16495

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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 Munich

Distance City Cost of living
16 km or 9.6 mi Germering
$1213
16 km or 10 mi Unterschleiheim
$1221
17 km or 10 mi Puchheim
$1215
17 km or 11 mi Dachau
$1218
20 km or 13 mi Olching
$1219
23 km or 15 mi Starnberg
$1216
24 km or 15 mi Furstenfeldbruck
$1216
31 km or 19 mi Erding
$1259
31 km or 19 mi Geretsried
$1219
32 km or 20 mi Freising
$1221
44 km or 28 mi Pfaffenhofen an der Ilm
$1218
47 km or 29 mi Weilheim in Oberbayern
$1258
48 km or 30 mi Aichach
$1218
50 km or 31 mi Friedberg
$1216
52 km or 32 mi Rosenheim
$1091
53 km or 33 mi Konigsbrunn
$1216
53 km or 33 mi Landsberg am Lech
$1217
57 km or 35 mi Augsburg
$1389
61 km or 38 mi Gersthofen
$1218
62 km or 38 mi Landshut
$1196
62 km or 38 mi Waldkraiburg
$1218
62 km or 39 mi Neusa
$1215
71 km or 44 mi Ingolstadt
$1541
71 km or 44 mi Muhldorf
$1216
72 km or 45 mi Neuburg an der Donau
$1218
76 km or 48 mi Kaufbeuren
$1267
77 km or 48 mi Traunreut
$1215
80 km or 50 mi Garmisch-Partenkirchen
$1013
85 km or 53 mi Traunstein
$1176
87 km or 54 mi Donauworth
$1213
98 km or 61 mi Innsbruck
$1395
103 km or 64 mi Gunzburg
$1214
104 km or 65 mi Kempten
$1153
105 km or 65 mi Regensburg
$1403
105 km or 65 mi Memmingen
$1219
110 km or 69 mi Straubing
$1215
112 km or 70 mi Nordlingen
$1216
114 km or 71 mi Senden
$1213
116 km or 72 mi Salzburg
$1359
119 km or 74 mi Sonthofen
$1214