Cost of Living in Bellingham

Summary about cost of living in Bellingham, WA, United States:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 12.59 $ 6.00-16.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 59.38 $ 48.00-65.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 7.50 $ 7.00-8.79
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 5.00 $ 2.00-6.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 5.00 $ 4.50-8.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.89 $ 1.50-6.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.07 $ 1.50-3.00
Water (12 oz small bottle) 1.60 $ 1.00-2.05
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 2.95 $ 1.70-3.59
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 2.96 $ 2.00-4.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 3.63 $ 0.70-5.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 2.55 $ 1.00-4.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 7.43 $ 4.00-16.00
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 4.96 $ 1.81-8.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 9.16 $ 2.00-15.00
Apples (1 lb) 2.44 $ 1.49-3.00
Banana (1 lb) 0.78 $ 0.35-1.00
Oranges (1 lb) 1.70 $ 0.50-3.00
Tomato (1 lb) 2.16 $ 1.49-3.00
Potato (1 lb) 1.43 $ 0.50-3.00
Onion (1 lb) 1.60 $ 0.50-3.00
Lettuce (1 head) 2.01 $ 0.50-3.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 1.36 $ 0.50-1.89
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 11.00 $ 6.49-15.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 2.24 $ 1.00-4.07
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 3.20 $ 1.25-4.59
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 9.50 $ 8.75-9.99
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 1.00 $ 1.00-1.00
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 31.50 $ 25.00-90.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.75 $ 2.00-10.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 5.00 $ 3.75-5.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 36.00 $ 10.00-48.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 3.00 $ 2.50-3.50
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,780.00 $ 25,000.00-26,560.00
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 23,553.00 $ 18,000.00-25,000.00
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 192.50 $ 150.00-250.00
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans) 0.07 $ 0.03-0.10
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 65.62 $ 50.00-90.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 61.43 $ 15.00-150.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 25.67 $ 0.00-40.00
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 15.00 $ 13.00-15.50
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 872.25 $ 650.00-1,200.00
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 20,166.67 $ 8,500.00-40,000.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 49.62 $ 32.00-75.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 40.83 $ 15.00-55.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 84.33 $ 60.00-120.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 85.83 $ 59.00-120.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,359.29 $ 1,100.00-1,790.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,216.43 $ 850.00-1,500.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 2,200.62 $ 1,800.00-3,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 1,831.25 $ 1,500.00-2,300.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 1,064.49 $ 365.33-1,865.27
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 309.83 $ 273.83-400.00
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 2,986.00 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 4.38 3.20-4.54

Prices in Bellingham, Washington

This city had 274 entries in the past 12 months by 30 different contributors.
Last update: June 2021
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2 Comments so far
J on Jun 03, 2021:
Welcome all you Seattle techies... my rental went up $150 over two years. And they wonder why there's more people living in tents on the street.
yjz on Feb 11, 2020:
local produce is high end and not cheap, compared to general produce sourced by supermarkets