Summary

Cost of living in Asheville, NC is 24% more expensive than Lancaster, PA according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$1,690
$2,216
Cost of Living
$4,200
$2,784
Average Salary
$1,008
$1,613
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Lancaster, PA
Asheville, NC
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$775
$1,241.5
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$853.33
$922.17
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$1,213.33
$2,406.32
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$1,220
$1,650

Salaries And Financing

Name
Lancaster, PA
Asheville, NC
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$4,200
$2,784.65
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%4.12
%4.39

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Lancaster, PA
Asheville, NC
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$195.66
$162.42
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.08
$0.12
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$65.22
$61.29

Markets

Name
Lancaster, PA
Asheville, NC
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$0.84
$0.77
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$2.29
$2.42
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.11
$2.13
Local Cheese (1kg)
$9.92
$12.5
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.58
$1.73
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$13.5
$15.33
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.63
$2.29
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.68
$3.02
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$6.92
$5.73
Apples (1kg)
$4.18
$5.47
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$6.72
$8.64
Oranges (1kg)
$3.64
$4.6
Potato (1kg)
$2.8
$2.52
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.58
$1.44
Rice (white), (1kg)
$4.15
$4.98
Tomato (1kg)
$3.35
$3.79
Banana (1kg)
$1.49
$1.36
Onion (1kg)
$2.57
$2.37
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$11.99
$10.75

Transportation

Name
Lancaster, PA
Asheville, NC
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$2.28
$1.17
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$45
$22.09
Gasoline (1 liter)
$0.7
$0.67
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$23,033.33
$19,333.33
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$3.5
$4.38
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.07
$2.35
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$24.33
$20
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$19,011.11
$21,359.14

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Lancaster, PA
Asheville, NC
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$38.67
$43.22
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$31
$31.35
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$72.08
$73.44
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$89.76
$106.32

Restaurants

Name
Lancaster, PA
Asheville, NC
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$13.26
$14.09
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$50
$51.67
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$6.06
$7.17
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$3.67
$4.04
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$5.5
$4.92
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.55
$1.62
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$1.47
$1.53
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.75
$3.93

Sports And Leisure

Name
Lancaster, PA
Asheville, NC
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$65.83
$39.18
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$60
$15
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$11
$10.42

Childcare

Name
Lancaster, PA
Asheville, NC
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$988.89
$831.94
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$10,766.67
$15,500

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Lancaster, PA
Asheville, NC
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$1,351.77
$4,596.48
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$645.16
$1,739.63