Seattle, WA Cost of Living Index

Seattle cost of living index

IndexSeattleWashingtonNational
Cost of living index118103100
Goods & Services index111102100
Groceries index108101100
Health care index112113100
Housing index137107100
Transportation index118104100
Utilities index10086100
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 14.9% greater than the Washington average.
  • The cost of living in Seattle is 17.9% 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 $3.57.
  • The price of gas in Seattle is 9.2% higher than the national average.
  • Kodiak, AK is the most expensive city for gas at $4.30 per gallon.
  • Joplin, MO is the least expensive city for gas at $2.82 per gallon.
  • Coffee
  • The price of coffee in Seattle, WA is $5.46.
  • The price of coffee in Seattle is 22.7% higher than the national average.
  • Honolulu, HI is the most expensive city for coffee at $7.77.
  • Anniston, AL is the least expensive city for coffee at $2.99.
  • Pizza
  • The price of pizza in Seattle, WA is $8.64.
  • The price of pizza in Seattle is 5.5% lower than the national average.
  • Truckee, CA is the most expensive city for pizza at $15.99.
  • Ponca City, OK is the least expensive city for pizza at $6.50.

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

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Clyde Hill, Clyde Hill875.6
Norkirk, Kirkland878.2
West Wellington, Woodinville8714.4
Moss Bay, Kirkland877.7
Highlands, Kirkland878.8
Woodinville Heights, Woodinville8713.7
Market-Downtown, Kirkland868
Denny-Blaine, Seattle862.4
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Yarrow Point, Yarrow Point866
Wedge, Woodinville8613.7
Reinwood Leota, Woodinville8613.9
Downtown, Bellevue866
Bridle Trails, Bellevue868.2
Upper West Ridge, Woodinville8512.1
Everest, Kirkland858
Laurelhurst, Seattle854.4
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Cities near Seattle, WA

CityScoreMiles
Clyde Hill, WA885.6
Woodway, WA8613.3
Yarrow Point, WA856
Beaux Arts Village, WA856.2
Monroe North, WA8524
Bothell East, WA8512.3
Sammamish, WA8513.8
Woodinville, WA8512.9
CityScoreMiles
Redmond, WA8510.9
Klahanie, WA8415.3
Issaquah, WA8414.9
Duvall, WA8418.7
Bryant, WA834.9
Canterwood, WA8320.9
Mercer Island, WA835.7
Larch Way, WA8317
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