Charlotte vs Wichita - Cost of Living Comparison

Charlotte Wichita
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2038
$1559
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4746
$3791
🏠 One person rent
$1214
$887
🏘️ Family rent
$2103
$1581
🍽️ Food expenses
$509
$484
🚐 Transport expenses
$159
$65.2
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5286
$2928
😷 Air quality
Good
Good
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
10 km
🎓 Higher education
68
50
😀 Quality of life
89
80
🏙️ Population
875K
398K

The cost of living in Charlotte is 31% more expensive than in Wichita. Cities ranked 463rd and 2538th ($2038 vs $1559) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 365th and 2034th in the United States.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.6 months in Charlotte compared to 1.9 months in Wichita. Ranked 21st vs 84th best cities to live in the United States, and 111th vs 350th among the best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Charlotte vs Wichita

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Charlotte Wichita
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.9
$11.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.6
$44.7
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.31
$7.49
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.38
$3.23
 Cappuccino
$4.88
$4.05
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.08
$1.91
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1415
$1048
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$973
$628
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2604
$1700
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1730
$1254
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$87.1
$113
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$134
$176
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$65
$62.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.21%
5.41%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3644
$2852
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1693
$1035
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.62
$2.49
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.1
$24.8
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.1
$12
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$1.16
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$0.7
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.67
$2.03
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.02
$3.32
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.9
$2.05
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.77
$8.43
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.1
$15.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$10.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.42
$4.19
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$1.37
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
$3.23
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.08
$4.12
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.96
$1.65
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$2.24
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.73
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.72
$1.75
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.4
$15
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.21
$3.18
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.27
$7.4
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$9.35
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.53
$3.18
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.15
$3.43
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.74
$1.55
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.8
$39.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.9
$11.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$143
$87.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.6
$13.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$42.1
$40.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80
$72.8
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$913
$1200
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14990
$6699

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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 Wichita

Distance City Cost of living
17 km or 10 mi Derby
$1943
40 km or 25 mi Newton
$1938
66 km or 41 mi Hutchinson
$1396
111 km or 69 mi Ponca
$1834
128 km or 80 mi Salina
$1870
129 km or 80 mi Emporia
$1168
151 km or 94 mi Enid
$1944
155 km or 96 mi Junction
$1967
161 km or 100 mi Bartlesville
$1964
176 km or 109 mi Stillwater
$1319
179 km or 111 mi Manhattan
$1590
205 km or 128 mi Owasso
$1942
209 km or 130 mi Topeka
$1630
213 km or 132 mi Tulsa
$1494
216 km or 134 mi Claremore
$1939
217 km or 135 mi Sapulpa
$1937
218 km or 136 mi Hays
$1499
227 km or 141 mi Edmond
$1748
230 km or 143 mi Broken Arrow
$1950
232 km or 144 mi Bixby
$1946
232 km or 144 mi Lawrence
$1506
234 km or 146 mi Pittsburg
$1947
236 km or 147 mi Dodge
$1401
245 km or 152 mi Gardner
$1935
246 km or 153 mi Yukon
$1552
246 km or 153 mi Oklahoma City
$1715
248 km or 154 mi Midwest
$1940
250 km or 155 mi Del
$1941
258 km or 160 mi Mustang
$1945
258 km or 160 mi Olathe
$1958
258 km or 161 mi Joplin
$1437
262 km or 163 mi Moore
$1949
263 km or 164 mi Shawnee
$1630
266 km or 165 mi Lenexa
$1938
268 km or 167 mi Shawnee
$1946
270 km or 168 mi Overland Park
$1845
274 km or 170 mi Leawood
$1816
274 km or 171 mi Norman
$1556
275 km or 171 mi Belton
$2067
276 km or 172 mi Prairie Village
$1946