New Jersey is 16.0% more expensive than North Carolina.

If you lived in New Jersey instead of North Carolina, you would:

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pay 4.0% more for restaurants

North Carolina
New Jersey
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $17.10
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.29

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pay 17.1% more for groceries

North Carolina
New Jersey
1 loaf
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.39
Milk (1 gallon) $3.51

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pay 36.4% more for transportation

North Carolina
New Jersey
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.18
Monthly public transit pass $60.50
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $32,489.18

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pay 12.8% more for housing

North Carolina
New Jersey
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,572.30
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,313.14

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pay 17.5% more for childcare

North Carolina
New Jersey
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $1,363.43
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $23,664.79

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pay 26.3% more for entertainment and sports

North Carolina
New Jersey
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $5.03
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.93
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar

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pay 2.4% less for clothing

North Carolina
New Jersey
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas

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The statistics used to build this comparison are calculated using data from users just like you. We average the price of thousands of data points entered by users across the world. Learn more about our data sources. Page last updated: June 2024
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