Seattle, WA Cost of Living Index

Seattle cost of living index

IndexSeattleWashingtonNational
Cost of living index122101100
Goods & Services index115101100
Groceries index109103100
Health care index119113100
Housing index148101100
Transportation index113105100
Utilities index9089100
In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
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  • The cost of living in Seattle is 20.2% greater than the Washington average.
  • The cost of living in Seattle is 21.6% greater than the national average.
  • Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.

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  • Gas
  • The price of gas in Seattle, WA is $3.80.
  • The price of gas in Seattle is 4.7% higher than the national average.
  • Kodiak, AK is the most expensive city for gas at $4.55 per gallon.
  • Augusta, GA is the least expensive city for gas at $3.11 per gallon.
  • Coffee
  • The price of coffee in Seattle, WA is $5.73.
  • The price of coffee in Seattle is 16.0% higher than the national average.
  • Juneau, AK is the most expensive city for coffee at $7.29.
  • Waco, TX is the least expensive city for coffee at $2.79.
  • Pizza
  • The price of pizza in Seattle, WA is $8.00.
  • The price of pizza in Seattle is 11.8% lower than the national average.
  • Dothan, AL is the most expensive city for pizza at $14.79.
  • Ogden, UT is the least expensive city for pizza at $6.33.

Washington average prices compared to national average

The average prices for Seattle, WA goods and services that are below the "0" percentile are lower compared to the national average. If the average prices are above the "0" percentile, they are higher compared to the national average.

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Neighborhoods in & around Seattle, WA

NeighborhoodMilesNeighborhoodMiles
South Lake Union, Seattle0.3Portage Bay, Seattle1.4
Eastlake, Seattle0.6Queen Anne, Seattle1.7
Westlake, Seattle0.7Montlake, Seattle1.7
Belltown, Seattle1.1Madison Valley, Seattle1.8
Capitol Hill, Seattle1.2Broadmoor, Seattle1.8
First Hill, Seattle1.3Central District, Seattle1.9
Lower Queen Anne, Seattle1.3Pioneer Square, Seattle1.9
Downtown, Seattle1.4Madison Park, Seattle2.2
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Cities near Seattle, WA

CityMilesCityMiles
Seattle, WA0Bellevue, WA8.3
Medina, WA4.7Inglewood-Finn Hill, WA8.5
Clyde Hill, WA5.4Shoreline, WA9
Yarrow Point, WA5.6Lake Forest Park, WA9.2
Mercer Island, WA6.1Kenmore, WA9.6
Kirkland, WA7.8Bainbridge Island, WA9.6
White Center, WA8.2Eastgate, WA9.8
Riverton-Boulevard Park, WA8.3Newcastle, WA9.9
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