New York is 16.9% more expensive than North Carolina.

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

pay 15.9% more for restaurants

North Carolina
New York
Basic meal with drink at inexpensive restaurant $15.15
Fast food combo meal
McDonalds, or similar
Bottle of Coca-Cola (11 fl. oz) $2.10

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pay 17.7% more for groceries

North Carolina
New York
1 loaf
Local cheese (8 oz) $5.41
Milk (1 gallon) $3.37

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pay 36.4% more for transportation

North Carolina
New York
Gasoline (1 gallon) $3.24
Monthly public transit pass $52.45
New Volkswagen Golf 1.4 (standard edition) $25,513.75

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pay 9.8% more for housing

North Carolina
New York
Internet connection
50 mbps or faster, cable/dsl
1-Bedroom apartment in downtown area $1,481.44
1-Bedroom apartment outside city center $1,208.87

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pay 10.8% more for childcare

North Carolina
New York
Private preschool for 1 child, monthly $1,073.46
Middle school for 1 child, two semesters $18,256.56

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pay 25.3% more for entertainment and sports

North Carolina
New York
Domestic/local beer (1 pint) $4.33
Cappuccino in mid-range area $4.35
Pack of cigarettes
Marlboro or similar

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pay 2.6% more for clothing

North Carolina
New York
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: December 2023
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