Cost of Living Comparison Between Seattle, WA and Salt Lake City, UT 

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Consumer Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 26.81% lower than in Seattle, WA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Salt Lake City, UT are 34.31% lower than in Seattle, WA
Rent Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 44.83% lower than in Seattle, WA
Restaurant Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 28.75% lower than in Seattle, WA
Groceries Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 27.62% lower than in Seattle, WA
Local Purchasing Power in Salt Lake City, UT is 1.93% lower than in Seattle, WA
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Restaurants
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.00 $ 12.00 $      -29.41 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $ 50.00 $      -37.50 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $ 7.50 $      -25.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $ 5.00 $      -28.57 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 6.50 $      -7.14 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.70 $ 4.50 $      -4.29 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.47 $ 1.73 $      -30.01 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.10 $ 1.39 $      -33.75 %
Markets
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.52 $ 2.59 $      -26.23 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.08 $ 2.41 $      -21.88 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.07 $ 1.31 $      -36.79 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.95 $ 2.21 $      -24.95 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.52 $ 4.31 $      -42.65 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.07 $ 3.58 $      -29.45 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.84 $ 5.82 $      -14.97 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.30 $ 1.54 $      -32.86 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.79 $ 0.61 $      -22.35 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.99 $ 1.13 $      -42.87 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.49 $ 1.45 $      -41.96 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.04 $ 0.85 $      -18.07 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.18 $ 1.03 $      -12.95 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.05 $ 1.38 $      -32.48 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.16 $ 2.18 $      +1.17 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 11.50 $      -23.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.77 $ 2.22 $      -19.83 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.90 $ 2.83 $      -2.65 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $ 8.00 $      -20.00 %
Transportation
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $ 2.50 $      -9.09 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 99.00 $ 83.75 $      -15.40 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.50 $ 2.85 $      -18.57 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $ 2.93 $      +8.33 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 37.50 $      +25.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.08 $ 2.46 $      -20.11 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 $ 19,892.00 $      -17.12 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,838.81 $ 24,029.57 $      +0.80 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 203.37 $ 136.83 $      -32.72 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.12 $ 0.17 $      +44.33 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.20 $ 63.35 $      +0.23 %
Sports And Leisure
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 62.90 $ 30.45 $      -51.58 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 32.14 $ 7.33 $      -77.19 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.50 $ 12.00 $      -11.11 %
Childcare
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,946.32 $ 823.57 $      -57.69 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 25,960.00 $ 14,466.67 $      -44.27 %
Clothing And Shoes
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 53.07 $ 42.83 $      -19.29 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.31 $ 34.33 $      -22.51 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 98.23 $ 73.35 $      -25.33 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 134.59 $ 88.55 $      -34.21 %
Rent Per Month
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,166.01 $ 1,304.74 $      -39.76 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,693.02 $ 996.58 $      -41.14 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,894.83 $ 2,025.00 $      -48.01 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,887.04 $ 1,544.00 $      -46.52 %
Buy Apartment Price
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 679.43 $ 757.03 $      +11.42 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 421.67 $ 264.73 $      -37.22 %
Salaries And Financing
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,100.00 $ 3,929.54 $      -35.58 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.47 3.76      +8.45 %
Last update: March 2021March 2021
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