Charlotte vs Surrey - Cost of Living Comparison

Charlotte Surrey
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2038
$1950
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4746
$4525
🏠 One person rent
$1214
$1167
🏘️ Family rent
$2103
$2151
🍽️ Food expenses
$509
$526
🚐 Transport expenses
$159
$134
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5286
$3738
😷 Air quality
Good
Excellent
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
17 km
🎓 Higher education
68
82
😀 Quality of life
89
93
🏙️ Population
875K
518K

The cost of living in Charlotte is 5% more expensive than in Surrey. Cities ranked 463rd and 751st ($2038 vs $1950) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 365th and 21st in the United States and Canada, respectively. Check the United States vs Canada comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.6 months in Charlotte compared to 1.9 months in Surrey. Charlotte ranked 21st best city to live in the United States vs Surrey ranked 4th in Canada, while ranked 111th and 44th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Charlotte vs Surrey

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Charlotte Surrey
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.9
$14.7
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.6
$55.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.31
$8.16
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.38
$5.33
 Cappuccino
$4.88
$3.97
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.08
$1.54
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1415
$1191
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$973
$968
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2604
$2479
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1730
$1820
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$87.1
$83.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$134
$129
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$65
$70.6
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.21%
4.47%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3644
$9469
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1693
$5927
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.62
$2.55
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.1
$94.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.1
$15.3
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$1.66
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$1.89
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.67
$2.15
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.02
$3.77
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.9
$3.09
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.77
$11.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.1
$13
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$13
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.42
$3.05
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$1.24
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
$2.95
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.08
$3.51
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.96
$1.82
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$2.55
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$1.19
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.72
$2.02
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.4
$14.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.21
$3.79
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.27
$13.2
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$9.18
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.53
$4.21
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.15
$2.45
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.74
$2.06
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.8
$33.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.9
$12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$143
$70.4
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.6
$15.2
👖 Brand Jeans
$42.1
$45.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80
$93
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$913
$950
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14990
$2729

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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 Surrey

Distance City Cost of living
10 km or 6.4 mi Burnaby
$2209
12 km or 7.4 mi Coquitlam
$2071
12 km or 7.7 mi Delta
$1765
17 km or 10 mi Langley
$1837
19 km or 12 mi Maple Ridge
$1914
20 km or 12 mi Vancouver
$2298
21 km or 13 mi Richmond
$1869
22 km or 13 mi North Vancouver
$2084
41 km or 25 mi Abbotsford
$1579
55 km or 34 mi Bellingham
$2177
65 km or 41 mi Chilliwack
$1872
79 km or 49 mi Nanaimo
$1978
87 km or 54 mi Saanich
$2126
93 km or 58 mi Victoria
$1906
93 km or 58 mi Mount Vernon
$1950
95 km or 59 mi Langford
$1705
100 km or 62 mi Oak Harbor
$1897
105 km or 65 mi Whistler
$2493
124 km or 77 mi Sequim
$1931
127 km or 79 mi Port Angeles
$1782
134 km or 84 mi Marysville
$1950
142 km or 88 mi Lake Stevens
$1938
144 km or 89 mi Everett
$2379
147 km or 91 mi Mukilteo
$1949
154 km or 96 mi Mill Creek
$1938
157 km or 98 mi Lynnwood
$1952
157 km or 98 mi Edmonds
$1950
163 km or 101 mi Shoreline
$2344
164 km or 102 mi Bothell
$2304
165 km or 102 mi Courtenay
$1671
165 km or 103 mi Kenmore
$1877
171 km or 107 mi Bainbridge Island
$2335
173 km or 108 mi Kirkland
$1944
177 km or 110 mi Redmond
$2682
179 km or 112 mi Seattle
$2734
180 km or 112 mi Bremerton
$2337
181 km or 113 mi Bellevue
$2817
185 km or 115 mi Sammamish
$1954
185 km or 115 mi Mercer Island
$1941
193 km or 120 mi Issaquah
$2420