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Cost of Living Comparison Between Philadelphia, PA and Seattle, WA 

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Consumer Prices in Seattle, WA are 6.46% higher than in Philadelphia, PA
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Seattle, WA are 15.81% higher than in Philadelphia, PA
Rent Prices in Seattle, WA are 32.91% higher than in Philadelphia, PA
Restaurant Prices in Seattle, WA are 5.37% higher than in Philadelphia, PA
Groceries Prices in Seattle, WA are 10.81% higher than in Philadelphia, PA
Local Purchasing Power in Seattle, WA is 25.59% higher than in Philadelphia, PA
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Restaurants [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 57.50 $ 60.00 $      +4.35 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 6.00 $ 9.00 $      +50.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 5.50 $      +10.00 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 6.00 $      -14.29 %
Cappuccino (regular) 3.83 $ 4.33 $      +13.16 %
Coke/Pepsi (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.89 $ 1.93 $      +2.00 %
Water (11.2 oz small bottle) 1.31 $ 1.47 $      +12.01 %
Markets [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.05 $ 3.41 $      -15.91 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.85 $ 3.15 $      +10.63 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 1.94 $ 1.79 $      -7.55 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.43 $ 3.12 $      +28.53 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.65 $ 7.54 $      +33.57 %
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1 lb) 3.64 $ 5.83 $      +59.92 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.68 $ 6.39 $      +12.45 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.73 $ 2.54 $      -6.88 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.71 $ 0.78 $      +9.84 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.46 $ 1.84 $      +25.54 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.17 $ 2.19 $      +0.73 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.21 $ 1.17 $      -4.05 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.36 $ 1.18 $      -13.12 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.84 $ 1.84 $      -0.17 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.00 $ 2.17 $      +8.64 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 13.00 $      -13.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.25 $ 2.40 $      -26.08 %
Imported Beer (11.2 oz small bottle) 4.71 $ 2.90 $      -38.41 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.00 $ 10.00 $      +11.11 %
Transportation [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.50 $ 2.75 $      +10.00 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 96.00 $ 99.00 $      +3.12 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $ 2.60 $      -5.45 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.50 $ 2.70 $      +8.00 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 25.00 $ 30.00 $      +20.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.77 $ 3.13 $      +12.78 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 22,000.00 $ 22,000.00 $      0.00 %
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 20,725.40 $ 20,527.56 $      -0.95 %
Utilities (Monthly) [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 163.29 $ 154.34 $      -5.48 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.10 $ 0.10 $      +1.82 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 66.11 $ 67.90 $      +2.70 %
Sports And Leisure [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 34.58 $ 50.76 $      +46.78 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 46.67 $ 25.44 $      -45.48 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 12.00 $ 13.50 $      +12.50 %
Childcare [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,011.70 $ 1,336.67 $      +32.12 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 19,920.00 $ 19,640.00 $      -1.41 %
Clothing And Shoes [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 39.06 $ 49.10 $      +25.69 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.93 $ 40.43 $      +26.62 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 76.00 $ 80.33 $      +5.70 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 102.15 $ 116.28 $      +13.83 %
Rent Per Month [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,587.53 $ 1,956.39 $      +23.23 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,064.60 $ 1,466.39 $      +37.74 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,729.17 $ 3,565.23 $      +30.63 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,716.32 $ 2,445.64 $      +42.49 %
Buy Apartment Price [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 277.27 $ 625.83 $      +125.71 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 89.76 $ 355.53 $      +296.11 %
Salaries And Financing [ Edit ] [ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 3,102.07 $ 4,511.67 $      +45.44 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.13 4.11      -0.45 %
Last update: June 2018June 2018
Contributors:162369
Data from past:18 months18 months
Currency: USD