Summary

Cost of living in Baton Rouge, LA is 16% more expensive than Fayetteville, NC according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$1,467
$1,756
Cost of Living
$2,534
$2,298
Average Salary
$885
$1,141
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Fayetteville, NC
Baton Rouge, LA
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$681.11
$878.13
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$708.33
$742.76
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$1,333.33
$1,487.41
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$1,077.78
$1,227.27

Salaries And Financing

Name
Fayetteville, NC
Baton Rouge, LA
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$2,534.35
$2,298.57
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%4.18
%4.13

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Fayetteville, NC
Baton Rouge, LA
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$146.45
$140.74
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.12
$0.12
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$56.2
$66.2

Markets

Name
Fayetteville, NC
Baton Rouge, LA
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$0.81
$1.09
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$2.37
$1.88
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.16
$2.08
Local Cheese (1kg)
$9.61
$6.89
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.89
$2.24
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$10
$14
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$2.04
$2
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$3.04
$2.5
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$5.33
$5.25
Apples (1kg)
$5.28
$4.69
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$7.76
$8.34
Oranges (1kg)
$5.68
$2.83
Potato (1kg)
$3.45
$1.52
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.66
$1.68
Rice (white), (1kg)
$4.02
$3.26
Tomato (1kg)
$4.6
$2.84
Banana (1kg)
$1.59
$1.24
Onion (1kg)
$3.3
$1.84
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$11.92
$10.06

Transportation

Name
Fayetteville, NC
Baton Rouge, LA
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$1.2
$2.03
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$40
$35.33
Gasoline (1 liter)
$0.65
$0.6
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$19,974.17
$22,631.67
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$2.98
$5.5
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$1.5
$2.33
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$26.97
$0
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$21,004.11
$19,704.56

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Fayetteville, NC
Baton Rouge, LA
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$34.17
$44.62
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$38.06
$32.3
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$74.33
$70.86
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$94.79
$92.25

Restaurants

Name
Fayetteville, NC
Baton Rouge, LA
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$13.33
$15.58
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$48.33
$51.67
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$6.57
$7.38
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$3.83
$4
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$4.83
$4.92
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.59
$1.68
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.52
$1.41
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.78
$4.68

Sports And Leisure

Name
Fayetteville, NC
Baton Rouge, LA
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$35.55
$39.87
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$0
$5
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$10.17
$10.17

Childcare

Name
Fayetteville, NC
Baton Rouge, LA
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$722.83
$538.89
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$14,416.67
$11,000

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Fayetteville, NC
Baton Rouge, LA
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$904.17
$1,570.41
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$818.06
$888.37