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

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Cost of Living in Salt Lake City, UT is 17.1% lower than in Seattle, WA (without rent)
Cost of Living Including Rent in Salt Lake City, UT is 22.9% lower than in Seattle, WA
Rent Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 31.6% lower than in Seattle, WA
Restaurant Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 19.4% lower than in Seattle, WA
Groceries Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 19.4% lower than in Seattle, WA
Local Purchasing Power in Salt Lake City, UT is 8.5% lower than in Seattle, WA
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Restaurants
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 20.00 $ 16.50 $      -17.5 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 100.00 $ 80.00 $      -20.0 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 12.00 $ 10.00 $      -16.7 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 8.00 $ 5.50 $      -31.2 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 7.00 $      -12.5 %
Cappuccino (regular) 6.03 $ 4.73 $      -21.6 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 3.29 $ 2.62 $      -20.5 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.57 $ 1.83 $      -28.7 %
Markets
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.55 $ 3.56 $      -21.7 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 4.04 $ 3.15 $      -22.1 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.55 $ 1.48 $      -41.7 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 4.67 $ 3.88 $      -16.9 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 6.04 $ 6.56 $      +8.7 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 6.90 $ 4.50 $      -34.8 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.74 $ 7.20 $      -17.6 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.27 $ 1.89 $      -16.6 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.82 $ 0.86 $      +4.6 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.20 $ 1.60 $      -27.1 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.49 $ 1.50 $      -39.8 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.48 $ 0.92 $      -37.6 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.46 $ 1.11 $      -24.1 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.42 $ 1.87 $      -22.7 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.10 $ 2.43 $      +16.1 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 18.75 $      +25.0 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.73 $ 1.81 $      -33.6 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.67 $ 3.40 $      -7.5 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.50 $ 8.79 $      -23.6 %
Transportation
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.75 $ 2.50 $      -9.1 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 99.00 $ 85.00 $      -14.1 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 3.10 $ 5.00 $      +61.3 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $ 3.93 $      +45.4 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 49.00 $      +63.3 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.96 $ 3.94 $      -20.5 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 36,656.56 $ 34,000.00 $      -7.2 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 26,661.54 $ 30,541.89 $      +14.6 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 227.42 $ 155.17 $      -31.8 %
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 59.86 $ 65.50 $      +9.4 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 69.24 $ 68.71 $      -0.8 %
Sports And Leisure
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 57.80 $ 25.25 $      -56.3 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 41.12 $ 23.67 $      -42.5 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $ 12.00 $      -20.0 %
Childcare
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 2,030.12 $ 1,073.33 $      -47.1 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 30,000.00 $ 8,400.00 $      -72.0 %
Clothing And Shoes
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 64.23 $ 58.82 $      -8.4 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 56.18 $ 43.33 $      -22.9 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 96.00 $ 87.73 $      -8.6 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 133.18 $ 132.43 $      -0.6 %
Rent Per Month
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,367.39 $ 1,681.32 $      -29.0 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,836.25 $ 1,356.15 $      -26.1 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 4,266.67 $ 2,732.53 $      -36.0 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,270.45 $ 2,260.53 $      -30.9 %
Buy Apartment Price
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 739.89 $ 277.18 $      -62.5 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 474.68 $ 231.75 $      -51.2 %
Salaries And Financing
Seattle, WA Edit Salt Lake City, UT Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,477.22 $ 4,569.58 $      -29.5 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.54 6.52      -0.3 %
Last update: May 2024May 2024
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