Charlotte vs Okayama - Cost of Living Comparison

Charlotte Okayama
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2038
$1155
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4746
$2487
🏠 One person rent
$1214
$542
🏘️ Family rent
$2103
$733
🍽️ Food expenses
$509
$360
🚐 Transport expenses
$159
$167
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5286
$2485
😷 Air quality
Good
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
68
68
😀 Quality of life
89
73
🏙️ Population
875K
720K

The cost of living in Charlotte is 76% more expensive than in Okayama. Cities ranked 463rd and 4138th ($2038 vs $1155) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 365th and 25th 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 2.2 months in Okayama. Charlotte ranked 21st best city to live in the United States vs Okayama ranked 291st in Japan, while ranked 111th and 1173rd among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Charlotte vs Okayama

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Charlotte Okayama
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.9
$5.11
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.6
$18.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.31
$4.67
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.38
$2.63
 Cappuccino
$4.88
$3.21
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.08
$1.13
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1415
$702
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$973
$349
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2604
$829
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1730
$493
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$87.1
$97.7
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$134
$150
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$65
$23.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.21%
1%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3644
$3961
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1693
$2448
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.62
$1.52
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.1
$64.7
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.1
$30.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$0.9
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$1.36
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.67
$1.77
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.02
$3.59
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.9
$1.48
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.77
$15.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.1
$6.57
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$16.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.42
$3.93
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$2.53
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
$4.05
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.08
$4.49
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.96
$2.8
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$2.15
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.5
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.72
$1.38
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.4
$7.75
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.21
$1.96
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.27
$3.77
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$10.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.53
$3.65
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.15
$1.08
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.74
$1.83
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.8
$52.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.9
$12.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$143
$34.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.6
$6.36
👖 Brand Jeans
$42.1
$43.1
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80
$51
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$913
$76
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14990
$5414

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$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 Okayama

Distance City Cost of living
15 km or 9.3 mi Akaiwa
$1023
15 km or 9.4 mi Kurashiki
$1015
16 km or 9.8 mi Soja
$1021
16 km or 10 mi Setouchi
$1018
18 km or 11 mi Tamano
$1022
27 km or 17 mi Bizen
$1019
32 km or 20 mi Takahashi
$1021
33 km or 21 mi Asakuchi
$1023
37 km or 23 mi Sakaide
$1021
41 km or 25 mi Kasaoka
$1024
42 km or 26 mi Marugame
$1025
42 km or 26 mi Ibara
$1024
43 km or 27 mi Sanuki
$1021
44 km or 28 mi Takamatsu
$832
45 km or 28 mi Ayagawa
$1022
45 km or 28 mi Tadotsu
$1021
45 km or 28 mi Ako
$1023
45 km or 28 mi Mimasaka
$1020
47 km or 29 mi Miki
$1020
48 km or 30 mi Zentsuji
$1020
50 km or 31 mi Maniwa
$1020
53 km or 33 mi Aioi
$1020
54 km or 34 mi Fukuyama
$1100
55 km or 34 mi Niimi
$1023
56 km or 35 mi Tsuyama
$1026
59 km or 37 mi Mitoyo
$1021
61 km or 38 mi Higashikagawa
$1018
62 km or 38 mi Tatsuno
$1020
63 km or 39 mi Kan'onji
$1024
63 km or 39 mi Fuchu
$1020
64 km or 40 mi Taishi
$1021
70 km or 43 mi Shiso
$1022
70 km or 44 mi Awa
$1022
70 km or 44 mi Miyoshi
$1018
70 km or 44 mi Mima
$1023
70 km or 44 mi Onomichi
$1015
72 km or 45 mi Himeji
$1164
77 km or 48 mi Yoshinogawa
$1021
79 km or 49 mi Aizumi
$1022
80 km or 50 mi Ishii
$1023