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

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Consumer Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 25.30% lower than in Seattle, WA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Salt Lake City, UT are 32.63% lower than in Seattle, WA
Rent Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 43.04% lower than in Seattle, WA
Restaurant Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 22.42% lower than in Seattle, WA
Groceries Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 28.16% lower than in Seattle, WA
Local Purchasing Power in Salt Lake City, UT is 17.87% higher than in Seattle, WA
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Restaurants
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 16.00 $ 12.00 $      -25.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $ 60.00 $      -25.00 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.00 $ 7.50 $      -31.82 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $ 5.00 $      -16.67 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 7.00 $ 6.50 $      -7.14 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.93 $ 4.62 $      -6.16 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.34 $ 1.88 $      -19.94 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.03 $ 1.68 $      -17.48 %
Markets
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.61 $ 2.56 $      -29.08 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.10 $ 2.32 $      -25.17 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.01 $ 1.43 $      -28.96 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.00 $ 2.21 $      -26.37 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.30 $ 4.46 $      -38.94 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.34 $ 3.57 $      -33.23 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.52 $ 5.42 $      -16.90 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.27 $ 1.70 $      -25.00 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.80 $ 0.59 $      -26.26 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.04 $ 1.11 $      -45.92 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.61 $ 1.45 $      -44.50 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.07 $ 0.78 $      -27.81 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.17 $ 0.97 $      -17.25 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.09 $ 1.44 $      -31.22 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.20 $ 2.17 $      -1.56 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.99 $ 12.00 $      -7.62 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.12 $ 1.85 $      -40.81 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.17 $ 2.44 $      -22.83 %
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 $ 84.00 $      -15.15 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $ 2.85 $      -43.00 %
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) 3.31 $ 2.58 $      -22.18 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,840.00 $ 21,196.00 $      -11.09 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,506.76 $ 21,838.38 $      -10.89 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 201.98 $ 139.49 $      -30.94 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.11 $ 0.17 $      +59.09 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 61.36 $ 61.50 $      +0.23 %
Sports And Leisure
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 58.52 $ 31.36 $      -46.40 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 35.33 $ 7.33 $      -79.25 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.00 $ 12.00 $      -7.69 %
Childcare
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,854.96 $ 842.86 $      -54.56 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 26,327.27 $ 14,466.67 $      -45.05 %
Clothing And Shoes
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 52.27 $ 41.71 $      -20.20 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 42.77 $ 36.18 $      -15.40 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 94.40 $ 72.96 $      -22.71 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 129.15 $ 87.39 $      -32.34 %
Rent Per Month
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,087.84 $ 1,300.91 $      -37.69 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,650.20 $ 975.36 $      -40.89 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,866.22 $ 2,117.45 $      -45.23 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,852.09 $ 1,561.90 $      -45.24 %
Buy Apartment Price
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 681.01 $ 763.39 $      +12.10 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 439.44 $ 254.33 $      -42.12 %
Salaries And Financing
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,989.59 $ 4,756.25 $      -20.59 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.44 3.53      +2.63 %
Last update: July 2021July 2021
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