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Cost of Living Comparison Between Dallas, TX and Seattle, WA 

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Consumer Prices in Seattle, WA are 31.86% higher than in Dallas, TX
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Seattle, WA are 39.11% higher than in Dallas, TX
Rent Prices in Seattle, WA are 51.35% higher than in Dallas, TX
Restaurant Prices in Seattle, WA are 13.78% higher than in Dallas, TX
Groceries Prices in Seattle, WA are 42.88% higher than in Dallas, TX
Local Purchasing Power in Seattle, WA is 10.32% lower than in Dallas, TX
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 13.50 $ 15.00 $      +11.11 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 50.00 $ 60.00 $      +20.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 $ 9.12 $      +21.67 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 4.50 $ 5.50 $      +22.22 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 6.00 $ 6.00 $      0.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.26 $ 4.38 $      +2.68 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.76 $ 2.04 $      +16.23 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.28 $ 1.53 $      +19.09 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.60 $ 3.60 $      +38.11 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 1.91 $ 3.08 $      +61.00 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.17 $ 1.87 $      -13.91 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.15 $ 3.35 $      +56.22 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.95 $ 7.84 $      +58.28 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.42 $ 6.01 $      +76.08 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 4.75 $ 6.12 $      +28.83 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.75 $ 2.64 $      +51.08 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.54 $ 0.78 $      +43.93 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.58 $ 1.87 $      +17.93 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.31 $ 2.21 $      +69.06 %
Potato (1 lb) 0.73 $ 1.25 $      +71.13 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.07 $ 1.20 $      +11.81 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.44 $ 1.91 $      +32.80 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.52 $ 2.26 $      +49.10 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.50 $ 14.00 $      +12.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.00 $ 2.40 $      +20.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 2.15 $ 2.99 $      +39.15 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 7.00 $ 10.00 $      +42.86 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $ 2.75 $      +10.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 80.00 $ 99.00 $      +23.75 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $ 2.60 $      -5.45 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 1.80 $ 2.70 $      +50.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 20.00 $ 30.00 $      +50.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.47 $ 3.20 $      +29.61 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,000.00 $ 22,000.00 $      +10.00 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 19,866.67 $ 21,281.32 $      +7.12 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 128.07 $ 154.88 $      +20.93 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.10 $      +3.23 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 58.43 $ 68.88 $      +17.88 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 36.98 $ 51.70 $      +39.81 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 7.18 $ 27.89 $      +288.33 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 11.00 $ 13.62 $      +23.86 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 809.98 $ 1,278.79 $      +57.88 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 16,000.00 $ 20,127.27 $      +25.80 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 40.15 $ 49.41 $      +23.06 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 35.00 $ 41.27 $      +17.91 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 71.29 $ 81.61 $      +14.47 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 93.39 $ 119.27 $      +27.70 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,287.81 $ 1,979.16 $      +53.68 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 964.65 $ 1,458.55 $      +51.20 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,346.48 $ 3,645.81 $      +55.37 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,710.19 $ 2,465.22 $      +44.15 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 220.77 $ 623.58 $      +182.45 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 117.00 $ 376.98 $      +222.20 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,561.75 $ 4,443.27 $      +24.75 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.05 4.14      +2.14 %
Last update: July 2018July 2018
Contributors:266379
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD