Cost of Living Comparison Between New York, NY and Seattle, WA 

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Consumer Prices in Seattle, WA are 11.60% lower than in New York, NY (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Seattle, WA are 21.32% lower than in New York, NY
Rent Prices in Seattle, WA are 31.87% lower than in New York, NY
Restaurant Prices in Seattle, WA are 13.50% lower than in New York, NY
Groceries Prices in Seattle, WA are 16.46% lower than in New York, NY
Local Purchasing Power in Seattle, WA is 23.30% higher than in New York, NY
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Restaurants
New York, NY Edit Seattle, WA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.50 $ 17.50 $      -14.63 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 $ 80.00 $      -20.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.50 $ 10.00 $      +5.26 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.50 $ 7.00 $      -6.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.45 $ 7.00 $      -17.17 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.79 $ 4.72 $      -1.55 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.13 $ 2.39 $      +12.15 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.73 $ 1.98 $      +14.76 %
Markets
New York, NY Edit Seattle, WA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.57 $ 3.59 $      -21.49 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.50 $ 3.12 $      -10.83 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.57 $ 2.11 $      -17.72 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.37 $ 2.92 $      -13.45 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.76 $ 7.33 $      +8.51 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.35 $ 4.99 $      -21.34 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.70 $ 6.97 $      -9.51 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.81 $ 2.27 $      -19.07 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.28 $ 0.79 $      -38.38 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.44 $ 1.99 $      -18.64 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.68 $ 2.48 $      -7.74 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.95 $ 1.06 $      -45.66 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.82 $ 1.19 $      -34.43 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.24 $ 2.10 $      -6.36 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.11 $ 2.21 $      +4.66 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.06 $ 2.67 $      -12.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.01 $ 2.78 $      -7.62 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 15.00 $ 10.00 $      -33.33 %
Transportation
New York, NY Edit Seattle, WA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $ 2.75 $      0.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 127.00 $ 99.00 $      -22.05 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $ 2.65 $      -24.29 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 3.00 $ 2.70 $      -10.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 35.00 $ 30.00 $      -14.29 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.63 $ 3.19 $      +21.21 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $ 25,000.00 $      +13.64 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,305.99 $ 23,646.14 $      +10.98 %
Utilities (Monthly)
New York, NY Edit Seattle, WA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 147.98 $ 200.50 $      +35.49 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $ 0.12 $      +10.23 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 66.56 $ 63.43 $      -4.71 %
Sports And Leisure
New York, NY Edit Seattle, WA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 84.21 $ 69.15 $      -17.89 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 36.75 $ 32.14 $      -12.54 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 16.49 $ 14.50 $      -12.09 %
Childcare
New York, NY Edit Seattle, WA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,479.17 $ 1,892.46 $      -23.67 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 39,200.00 $ 26,216.67 $      -33.12 %
Clothing And Shoes
New York, NY Edit Seattle, WA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 59.48 $ 53.07 $      -10.77 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 41.58 $ 44.72 $      +7.56 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 89.88 $ 99.16 $      +10.32 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 131.11 $ 131.19 $      +0.06 %
Rent Per Month
New York, NY Edit Seattle, WA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 3,313.54 $ 2,171.78 $      -34.46 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 2,028.46 $ 1,676.94 $      -17.33 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 6,729.98 $ 3,924.07 $      -41.69 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,576.86 $ 2,889.29 $      -19.22 %
Buy Apartment Price
New York, NY Edit Seattle, WA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,515.09 $ 705.48 $      -53.44 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 747.74 $ 418.42 $      -44.04 %
Salaries And Financing
New York, NY Edit Seattle, WA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,111.21 $ 5,928.73 $      -2.99 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.78 3.52      -6.78 %
Last update: January 2021January 2021
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