Cost of Living Comparison Between Spokane, WA and Seattle, WA 

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Consumer Prices in Seattle, WA are 21.22% higher than in Spokane, WA (without rent)
Consumer Prices Including Rent in Seattle, WA are 51.51% higher than in Spokane, WA
Rent Prices in Seattle, WA are 133.58% higher than in Spokane, WA
Restaurant Prices in Seattle, WA are 20.57% higher than in Spokane, WA
Groceries Prices in Seattle, WA are 20.11% higher than in Spokane, WA
Local Purchasing Power in Seattle, WA is 38.92% higher than in Spokane, WA
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Restaurants
Spokane, WA Edit Seattle, WA Edit Difference
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 17.50 $      +16.67 %
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 65.00 $ 80.00 $      +23.08 %
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 8.00 $ 10.00 $      +25.00 %
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 7.00 $      +40.00 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 $ 7.00 $      +40.00 %
Cappuccino (regular) 4.48 $ 4.72 $      +5.35 %
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 1.91 $ 2.39 $      +25.06 %
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.43 $ 1.98 $      +38.38 %
Markets
Spokane, WA Edit Seattle, WA Edit
Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 3.03 $ 3.59 $      +18.66 %
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.33 $ 3.12 $      +34.31 %
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.10 $ 2.11 $      +0.58 %
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.29 $ 2.92 $      +27.64 %
Local Cheese (1 lb) 4.71 $ 7.33 $      +55.60 %
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 5.12 $ 4.99 $      -2.49 %
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 5.50 $ 6.97 $      +26.83 %
Apples (1 lb) 1.78 $ 2.27 $      +27.97 %
Banana (1 lb) 0.76 $ 0.79 $      +3.23 %
Oranges (1 lb) 1.44 $ 1.99 $      +37.74 %
Tomato (1 lb) 1.63 $ 2.48 $      +52.36 %
Potato (1 lb) 1.93 $ 1.06 $      -45.07 %
Onion (1 lb) 1.08 $ 1.19 $      +10.69 %
Lettuce (1 head) 1.60 $ 2.10 $      +31.41 %
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.62 $ 2.21 $      +35.74 %
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 12.00 $ 15.00 $      +25.00 %
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.58 $ 2.67 $      +68.93 %
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 2.55 $ 2.78 $      +9.15 %
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.00 $ 10.00 $      +11.11 %
Transportation
Spokane, WA Edit Seattle, WA Edit
One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.00 $ 2.75 $      +37.50 %
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 60.00 $ 99.00 $      +65.00 %
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 5.88 $ 2.65 $      -54.89 %
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.78 $ 2.70 $      -2.70 %
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 30.00 $      -0.00 %
Gasoline (1 gallon) 2.76 $ 3.19 $      +15.53 %
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 24,000.00 $ 25,000.00 $      +4.17 %
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 21,333.33 $ 23,646.14 $      +10.84 %
Utilities (Monthly)
Spokane, WA Edit Seattle, WA Edit
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 147.42 $ 200.50 $      +36.01 %
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.20 $ 0.12 $      -39.38 %
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 63.04 $ 63.43 $      +0.62 %
Sports And Leisure
Spokane, WA Edit Seattle, WA Edit
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 37.05 $ 69.15 $      +86.65 %
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 21.67 $ 32.14 $      +48.35 %
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 13.75 $ 14.50 $      +5.45 %
Childcare
Spokane, WA Edit Seattle, WA Edit
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 807.14 $ 1,892.46 $      +134.46 %
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 12,518.00 $ 26,216.67 $      +109.43 %
Clothing And Shoes
Spokane, WA Edit Seattle, WA Edit
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 45.53 $ 53.07 $      +16.56 %
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 37.77 $ 44.72 $      +18.41 %
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 72.32 $ 99.16 $      +37.12 %
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 96.00 $ 131.19 $      +36.65 %
Rent Per Month
Spokane, WA Edit Seattle, WA Edit
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 890.42 $ 2,186.75 $      +145.59 %
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 766.00 $ 1,680.35 $      +119.37 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 1,615.62 $ 3,924.07 $      +142.88 %
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,300.53 $ 2,889.29 $      +122.16 %
Buy Apartment Price
Spokane, WA Edit Seattle, WA Edit
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 406.82 $ 712.38 $      +75.11 %
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 166.28 $ 416.58 $      +150.52 %
Salaries And Financing
Spokane, WA Edit Seattle, WA Edit
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,816.67 $ 5,928.73 $      +110.49 %
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.18 3.52      -15.74 %
Last update: January 2021January 2021
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