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

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Consumer Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 28.43% lower than in Seattle, WA (without rent)
Rent Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 44.95% lower than in Seattle, WA
Restaurant Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 28.13% lower than in Seattle, WA
Groceries Prices in Salt Lake City, UT are 29.61% lower than in Seattle, WA
Local Purchasing Power in Salt Lake City, UT is 4.39% lower than in Seattle, WA
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Restaurants
Seattle, WA[ Edit ] Salt Lake City, UT[ Edit ]Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 17.75 $ 12.75 $      -28.17 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 80.00 $ 50.00 $      -37.50 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 9.25 $ 7.50 $      -18.92 %
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 $ 4.34 $      -7.73 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.34 $ 1.68 $      -28.45 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.98 $ 1.37 $      -30.97 %
Markets
Seattle, WA[ Edit ] Salt Lake City, UT[ Edit ]
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.57 $ 2.48 $      -30.52 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.18 $ 2.44 $      -23.28 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.20 $ 1.37 $      -37.65 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.01 $ 2.23 $      -26.14 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.40 $ 3.87 $      -47.74 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.92 $ 3.21 $      -34.77 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 6.54 $ 5.07 $      -22.46 %
Apples (1 lb) 2.29 $ 1.77 $      -22.84 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.82 $ 0.62 $      -24.31 %
Oranges (1 lb) 2.02 $ 1.27 $      -37.12 %
Tomato (1 lb) 2.57 $ 1.41 $      -45.39 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.10 $ 0.86 $      -21.39 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.19 $ 0.95 $      -19.73 %
Lettuce (1 head) 2.06 $ 1.41 $      -31.28 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.13 $ 2.10 $      -1.47 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 11.50 $      -23.33 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.60 $ 2.22 $      -14.56 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.87 $ 2.69 $      -6.12 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 10.00 $ 7.50 $      -25.00 %
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) 2.60 $ 2.80 $      +7.69 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $ 3.00 $      +11.11 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 37.50 $      +25.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.24 $ 2.57 $      -20.75 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,000.00 $ 19,446.00 $      -22.22 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,026.74 $ 21,258.38 $      -11.52 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Seattle, WA[ Edit ] Salt Lake City, UT[ Edit ]
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 204.96 $ 142.64 $      -30.41 %
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) 65.05 $ 64.69 $      -0.55 %
Sports And Leisure
Seattle, WA[ Edit ] Salt Lake City, UT[ Edit ]
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 69.97 $ 30.65 $      -56.19 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 33.57 $ 6.83 $      -79.65 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.50 $ 10.00 $      -31.03 %
Childcare
Seattle, WA[ Edit ] Salt Lake City, UT[ Edit ]
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,877.65 $ 795.62 $      -57.63 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 25,800.00 $ 14,466.67 $      -43.93 %
Clothing And Shoes
Seattle, WA[ Edit ] Salt Lake City, UT[ Edit ]
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 51.10 $ 42.52 $      -16.79 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 43.47 $ 34.59 $      -20.43 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 96.52 $ 71.45 $      -25.97 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 132.19 $ 86.17 $      -34.82 %
Rent Per Month
Seattle, WA[ Edit ] Salt Lake City, UT[ Edit ]
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 2,201.93 $ 1,302.99 $      -40.82 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,686.29 $ 1,008.58 $      -40.19 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,894.83 $ 2,006.82 $      -48.47 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 2,868.97 $ 1,545.83 $      -46.12 %
Buy Apartment Price
Seattle, WA[ Edit ] Salt Lake City, UT[ Edit ]
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 712.23 $ 520.76 $      -26.88 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 421.13 $ 263.44 $      -37.44 %
Salaries And Financing
Seattle, WA[ Edit ] Salt Lake City, UT[ Edit ]
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 6,223.60 $ 3,851.52 $      -38.11 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 3.75 3.96      +5.49 %
Last update: November 2020November 2020
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