Charlotte vs Santiago - Cost of Living Comparison

Charlotte Santiago
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2038
$960
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4746
$2333
🏠 One person rent
$1214
$440
🏘️ Family rent
$2103
$770
🍽️ Food expenses
$509
$300
🚐 Transport expenses
$159
$140
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5286
$616
😷 Air quality
Good
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
13 km
🎓 Higher education
68
92
😀 Quality of life
89
78
🏙️ Population
875K
6.26M

The cost of living in Charlotte is 112% more expensive than in Santiago. Cities ranked 463rd and 5485th ($2038 vs $960) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 365th and 3rd in the United States and Chile, respectively. Check the United States vs Chile comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.6 months in Charlotte compared to 0.6 months in Santiago. Charlotte ranked 21st best city to live in the United States vs Santiago ranked 1st in Chile, while ranked 111th and 451st among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Charlotte vs Santiago

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Charlotte Santiago
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.9
$9.1
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.6
$36.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.31
$6.83
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.38
$3.21
 Cappuccino
$4.88
$3.16
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.08
$1.06
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1415
$448
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$973
$337
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2604
$781
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1730
$625
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$87.1
$59.9
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$134
$93.1
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$65
$20.5
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.21%
6.19%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3644
$2218
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1693
$2132
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.62
$0.89
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.1
$45.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.1
$7.58
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$1.18
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$0.99
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.67
$0.92
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.02
$0.97
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.9
$2.61
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.77
$9.86
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.1
$5.41
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$10.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.42
$1.69
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$1.27
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
$1.54
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.08
$1.52
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.96
$1.09
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$1.12
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.67
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.72
$1.93
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.4
$5.55
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.21
$1.27
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.27
$4.85
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$4.52
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.53
$4.08
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.15
$2.02
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.74
$2.14
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.8
$33.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.9
$5.52
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$143
$37.2
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.6
$12
👖 Brand Jeans
$42.1
$47.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80
$60.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$913
$382
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14990
$5901

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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 Santiago

Distance City Cost of living
17 km or 11 mi San Bernardo
$719
20 km or 12 mi Puente Alto
$732
69 km or 43 mi Los Andes
$697
78 km or 48 mi San Felipe
$729
80 km or 50 mi Rancagua
$673
80 km or 50 mi Villa Alemana
$654
83 km or 52 mi Quillota
$700
85 km or 53 mi Quilpue
$707
89 km or 55 mi San Antonio
$700
95 km or 59 mi Vina del Mar
$737
99 km or 62 mi Valparaiso
$631
130 km or 80 mi San Fernando
$700
179 km or 111 mi Curico
$663
181 km or 112 mi Godoy Cruz
$528
182 km or 113 mi Mendoza
$549
185 km or 115 mi Las Heras
$528
208 km or 129 mi San Martin
$522
238 km or 148 mi Talca
$679
251 km or 156 mi San Rafael
$731
264 km or 164 mi Constitucion
$697
280 km or 174 mi Linares
$718
292 km or 181 mi San Juan
$586
321 km or 199 mi Ovalle
$584
375 km or 233 mi Chillan
$703
394 km or 245 mi Coquimbo
$718
398 km or 247 mi La Serena
$730
401 km or 249 mi San Luis
$431
409 km or 254 mi Tome
$696
426 km or 265 mi Talcahuano
$694
434 km or 269 mi Concepcion
$674
455 km or 283 mi Coronel
$669
456 km or 284 mi Lujan
$520
464 km or 288 mi Lota
$699
472 km or 294 mi Los Angeles
$847
482 km or 300 mi Villa Mercedes
$522
508 km or 316 mi Curanilahue
$699
518 km or 322 mi Angol
$700
542 km or 337 mi Vallenar
$698
576 km or 358 mi La Rioja
$385
588 km or 366 mi Rio Cuarto
$389