New York is 18.2% more expensive than North Carolina.

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

pay 16.2% more for restaurants

 
North Carolina
New York
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $14.73
 
$17.56
 
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
$7.68
 
$9.10
 
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $1.86
 
$2.10
 

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pay 16.2% more for groceries

 
North Carolina
New York
Bread
1 loaf
$2.63
 
$2.97
 
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.28
 
$6.44
 
Milk (1 gallon) $3.16
 
$3.59
 

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pay 34.1% more for transportation

 
North Carolina
New York
Gasoline (1 gallon) $4.19
 
$4.56
 
Monthly public transit pass $47.70
 
$95.95
 
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $23,816.25
 
$24,622.73
 

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pay 15.4% more for housing

 
North Carolina
New York
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
$63.30
 
$68.75
 
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,353.65
 
$1,584.09
 
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,023.40
 
$1,335.18
 

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pay 8.8% more for childcare

 
North Carolina
New York
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $838.76
 
$992.21
 
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $18,144.04
 
$18,041.27
 

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pay 29.4% more for entertainment and sports

 
North Carolina
New York
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $4.22
 
$5.55
 
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.15
 
$4.23
 
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar
$7.22
 
$11.88
 

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pay 7.0% more for clothing

 
North Carolina
New York
Regular jeans
Levi's brand
$39.79
 
$46.22
 
Regular dress
from H&M or similar store
$37.13
 
$35.80
 
Running shoes
Nike or Adidas
$72.76
 
$77.03
 

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