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Cost of Living Comparison:
Memphis, Tennessee - Seattle, Washington

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A salary of $54,000 in Memphis, Tennessee should increase to $128,797 in Seattle, Washington

Cost of Living IndexesMemphisSeattle
Overall74176.5
Food90.2110.2
Housing40.3314.5
Utilities84.594
Transportation89.8113.3
Health95.4116.2
Miscellaneous89.3113.1
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Seattle is 139% more expensive than Memphis.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 680% more expensive in Seattle.

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