Cost of Living in Tacoma

Summary of cost of living in Tacoma, WA, United States:

Restaurants
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Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant 15.00 $ 10.00-25.00
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course 72.50 $ 50.00-120.00
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal) 11.50 $ 11.00-12.00
Domestic Beer (1 pint draught) 6.00 $ 5.00-10.00
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 8.00 $ 6.00-15.00
Cappuccino (regular) 4.88 $ 3.00-7.00
Coke/Pepsi (12 oz small bottle) 2.81 $ 1.89-3.50
Water (12 oz small bottle) 2.92 $ 2.75-3.00
Markets
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Milk (regular), (1 gallon) 4.27 $ 3.00-5.00
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (1 lb) 3.51 $ 1.99-5.00
Rice (white), (1 lb) 2.94 $ 1.00-6.00
Eggs (regular) (12) 3.92 $ 2.00-5.00
Local Cheese (1 lb) 5.52 $ 4.00-8.00
Chicken Fillets (1 lb) 7.34 $ 4.90-8.00
Beef Round (1 lb) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat) 8.35 $ 5.99-10.00
Apples (1 lb) 2.61 $ 0.99-3.00
Banana (1 lb) 0.92 $ 0.59-1.50
Oranges (1 lb) 2.37 $ 1.29-5.00
Tomato (1 lb) 2.34 $ 1.89-2.99
Potato (1 lb) 1.50 $ 0.79-3.00
Onion (1 lb) 1.34 $ 0.89-2.00
Lettuce (1 head) 2.27 $ 1.50-6.00
Water (1.5 liter bottle) 2.70 $ 1.00-5.00
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range) 15.00 $ 10.00-30.00
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle) 1.73 $ 1.73-1.73
Imported Beer (12 oz small bottle) 4.42 $ 2.50-7.95
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro) 11.00 $ 10.00-12.00
Transportation
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One-way Ticket (Local Transport) 2.38 $ 2.00-3.75
Monthly Pass (Regular Price) 62.00 $ 40.00-105.00
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff) 2.60 $ 2.60-4.00
Taxi 1 mile (Normal Tariff) 2.70 $ 2.70-3.00
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff) 30.00 $ 30.00-75.00
Gasoline (1 gallon) 4.59 $ 4.16-5.00
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car) 36,656.56 $ 30,000.00-36,656.56
Toyota Corolla Sedan 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car) 25,812.77 $ 25,000.00-26,826.04
Utilities (Monthly)
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Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 915 sq ft Apartment 236.71 $ 140.00-389.00
Mobile Phone Monthly Plan with Calls and 10GB+ Data 49.40 $ 43.00-98.00
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL) 61.25 $ 55.00-120.00
Sports And Leisure
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Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult 93.33 $ 25.00-210.00
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend) 30.00 $
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat 14.00 $ 12.50-15.00
Childcare
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Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child 1,945.24 $ 1,400.00-2,104.17
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child 33,025.00 $ 33,025.00-33,025.00
Clothing And Shoes
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1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar) 57.40 $ 40.00-75.00
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...) 31.00 $ 25.00-38.00
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range) 86.25 $ 45.00-200.00
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes 133.50 $ 55.00-200.00
Rent Per Month
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Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre 1,802.50 $ 1,700.00-2,400.00
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre 1,900.06 $ 1,500.00-2,400.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre 3,577.78 $ 2,800.00-5,000.00
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre 3,075.00 $ 2,550.00-3,600.00
Buy Apartment Price
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Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment in City Centre 344.50 $ 330.00-417.04
Price per Square Feet to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre 319.50 $ 300.00-417.04
Salaries And Financing
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Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax) 5,154.00 $
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate 6.60 6.19-6.80

Prices in Tacoma, Washington

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Last update: February 2024
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