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

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Consumer Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 25.92% lower than in Seattle, WA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Salt Lake City, UT are 27.36% lower than in Seattle, WA
Rent Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 29.53% lower than in Seattle, WA
Restaurant Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 13.68% lower than in Seattle, WA
Groceries Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 32.93% lower than in Seattle, WA
Local Purchasing Power in Salt Lake City, UT is 20.46% lower than in Seattle, WA
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Restaurants
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $ 17.00 $      -15.00 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 85.00 $ 72.50 $      -14.71 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 10.00 $ 8.50 $      -15.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 7.00 $ 6.00 $      -14.29 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 7.00 $      -12.50 %
Cappuccino (regular) 5.05 $ 4.75 $      -5.97 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.50 $ 2.23 $      -10.48 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.96 $ 1.94 $      -0.84 %
Markets
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.06 $ 3.18 $      -21.54 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.50 $ 2.76 $      -21.23 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.28 $ 1.47 $      -35.57 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.51 $ 2.80 $      -20.07 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.51 $ 5.02 $      -33.20 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.53 $ 4.42 $      -32.28 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 7.83 $ 5.64 $      -27.91 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.73 $ 1.77 $      -35.18 %
Banana (1 lb) 1.26 $ 0.60 $      -52.54 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.47 $ 1.38 $      -44.12 %
Tomato (1 lb) 3.08 $ 1.32 $      -57.05 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.44 $ 0.73 $      -49.48 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.51 $ 0.94 $      -37.94 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.43 $ 1.76 $      -27.67 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.00 $ 1.95 $      -2.24 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 15.00 $      0.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 3.62 $ 2.21 $      -38.91 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.65 $ 2.43 $      -33.44 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.99 $ 8.00 $      -27.21 %
Transportation
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $ 2.50 $      -9.09 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 100.00 $ 85.00 $      -15.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.25 $ 2.85 $      -12.31 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.85 $ 2.70 $      -5.26 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 37.50 $      +25.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 5.41 $ 4.97 $      -8.15 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,500.00 $ 23,195.00 $      -9.04 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,230.77 $ 26,959.88 $      +6.85 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 225.79 $ 117.36 $      -48.02 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.13 $ 0.13 $      0.00 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 69.13 $ 57.06 $      -17.46 %
Sports And Leisure
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 58.20 $ 37.50 $      -35.57 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 27.17 $ 9.57 $      -64.76 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $ 12.00 $      -20.00 %
Childcare
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,664.62 $ 871.50 $      -47.65 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 27,142.86 $ 9,391.00 $      -65.40 %
Clothing And Shoes
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 50.41 $ 48.31 $      -4.18 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 44.00 $ 39.00 $      -11.36 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 87.50 $ 77.08 $      -11.90 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 116.14 $ 112.00 $      -3.56 %
Rent Per Month
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,233.03 $ 1,582.00 $      -29.15 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,804.35 $ 1,266.58 $      -29.80 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,979.80 $ 2,833.94 $      -28.79 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,031.79 $ 2,103.86 $      -30.61 %
Buy Apartment Price
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 642.32 $ 400.25 $      -37.69 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 456.92 $ 242.14 $      -47.01 %
Salaries And Financing
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 7,602.72 $ 4,392.34 $      -42.23 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 5.16 5.08      -1.58 %
Last update: August 2022August 2022
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