Charlotte vs Zhengzhou - Cost of Living Comparison

Charlotte Zhengzhou
🚶 Cost of living one person
$2038
$604
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4746
$1493
🏠 One person rent
$1214
$241
🏘️ Family rent
$2103
$425
🍽️ Food expenses
$509
$216
🚐 Transport expenses
$159
$69.4
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$5286
$663
😷 Air quality
Good
Bad
✈️ Airport proximity
9 km
14 km
🎓 Higher education
68
76
😀 Quality of life
89
53
🏙️ Population
875K
12.6M

The cost of living in Charlotte is 237% more expensive than in Zhengzhou. Cities ranked 463rd and 7427th ($2038 vs $604) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 365th and 525th in the United States and China, respectively. Check the United States vs China comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.6 months in Charlotte compared to 1.1 months in Zhengzhou. Charlotte ranked 21st best city to live in the United States vs Zhengzhou ranked 38th in China, while ranked 111th and 5969th among best cities to live in the world.

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Charlotte Zhengzhou
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$12.9
$2.71
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$49.6
$16.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.31
$4.36
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.38
$1.52
 Cappuccino
$4.88
$4.58
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.08
$0.52
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1415
$254
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$973
$166
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2604
$507
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1730
$301
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$87.1
$46.8
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$134
$71.9
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$65
$11.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.21%
5.3%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3644
$3114
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1693
$1621
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.62
$0.15
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.1
$13.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$18.1
$4.58
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.98
$1.1
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.84
$2.06
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.67
$1.54
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.02
$0.89
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.9
$1.73
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.77
$18.3
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.1
$2.82
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.7
$12.4
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.42
$1.45
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.63
$1.04
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
$1.13
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.08
$1.02
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.96
$0.85
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.68
$0.62
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.03
$0.42
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$1.72
$1.15
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$13.4
$11.3
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.21
$1.01
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.27
$4.22
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$6.97
$2.57
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.53
$3.69
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.15
$0.96
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.74
$1.31
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$35.8
$31.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.9
$7.1
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$143
$15.1
💇 Haircut, simple
$17.6
$4.72
👖 Brand Jeans
$42.1
$66.5
👟 Brand Sneakers
$80
$80.6
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$913
$128
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$14990
$4453

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38 km or 23 mi Monroe
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40 km or 25 mi Mooresville
$1919
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$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
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$1570
179 km or 111 mi Chapel Hill
$2494
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$1820
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$1764

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Distance City Cost of living
25 km or 15 mi Xingyang
$662
35 km or 22 mi Xinmi
$670
40 km or 25 mi Xinzheng
$674
60 km or 37 mi Changge
$666
62 km or 38 mi Gongyi
$670
62 km or 39 mi Kaifeng
$642
64 km or 40 mi Xinxiang
$731
66 km or 41 mi Jiaozuo
$681
66 km or 41 mi Dengfeng
$667
69 km or 43 mi Yuzhou
$677
77 km or 48 mi Qinyang
$654
80 km or 50 mi Huixian
$666
81 km or 50 mi Yanshi
$663
81 km or 51 mi Weihui
$656
82 km or 51 mi Xuchang
$692
82 km or 51 mi Mengzhou
$651
99 km or 61 mi Ruzhou
$673
105 km or 65 mi Jiyuan
$667
111 km or 69 mi Changyuan
$669
111 km or 69 mi Jincheng
$704
113 km or 70 mi Luoyang
$533
118 km or 73 mi Pingdingshan
$697
125 km or 78 mi Hebi
$689
134 km or 83 mi Luohe
$661
134 km or 83 mi Gaoping
$655
147 km or 91 mi Linzhou
$677
154 km or 96 mi Zhoukou
$791
162 km or 101 mi Anyang
$678
162 km or 101 mi Wugang
$647
168 km or 104 mi Puyang
$702
169 km or 105 mi Changzhi
$848
170 km or 106 mi Heze
$1436
185 km or 115 mi Xiangcheng
$675
185 km or 115 mi Shangqiu
$782
200 km or 124 mi Zhumadian
$754
220 km or 137 mi Handan
$796
221 km or 137 mi Nanyang
$755
221 km or 138 mi Wu'an
$671
225 km or 140 mi Sanmenxia
$699
228 km or 142 mi Jieshou
$660