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Cost of Living Comparison:
Seattle, Washington - Austin, Texas

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A salary of $2,383 in Seattle, Washington could decrease to $1,585 in Austin, Texas

Cost of Living IndexesSeattleAustin
Overall176.5117.4
Food110.289.1
Housing314.5161.1
Utilities9491.3
Transportation113.3100.7
Health116.2101.1
Miscellaneous113.198.9
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Austin is 33% cheaper than Seattle.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 48% cheaper in Austin.

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