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Cost of Living Comparison:
Sacramento, California - Washington, District of Columbia

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A salary of $40,000 in Sacramento, California should increase to $52,397 in Washington, District of Columbia

Cost of Living IndexesSacramentoWashington
Overall121158.5
Food111.8110.4
Housing149.2274
Utilities113.9105.8
Transportation108.1106.5
Health108.2100.5
Miscellaneous103.399.4
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Washington is 31% more expensive than Sacramento.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 83% more expensive in Washington.

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