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Medford, OR vs Seattle, WA

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Highlights
Seattle is 71.3% more expensive than Medford.
Seattle housing costs are 157.3% more expensive than Medford housing costs.
Health related expenses are 10.7% less in Seattle.


Overview
 Medford, ORSeattle, WAUnited States
 Overall100.6172.3100
 Food & Groceries100.5108.7100
 Health95.485.2100
 Housing120.1309.0100
 Median Home Cost$277,700$714,400$231,200
 Utilities89.068.8100
 Transportation80.3137.5100
 Miscellaneous98.6120.1100

100 = National Average (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)
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Reviews for Medford    50 Reviews
Medford is a Lovely Town to Nestle Into and Enjoy - 9/4/2021
My husband and I semi-retired here in 2014 after considering several around the same size in terms of population. We love the four seasons here as well as the gorgeous... Read More

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Kiss the ground in Medford - 6/15/2021
We have lived here for 12 years now and find it to be a great place to live. When I read a post that blames Trump for the homeless population and how, "things will be... Read More

Grateful to be leaving my home of several decades - 2/1/2021
I moved to Medford in 1978, so I've seen the city evolve. I raised my children here. I moved to Grants Pass a year ago, and cannot believe the change in... Read More

Reviews for Seattle    315 Reviews
Great and beautiful place to live, but expensive. - 9/5/2021
I was born there. I spent 57 years there before moving to the other side of the country. There is no income tax. It is surrounded by nature, including mountains and... Read More

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DONT MOVE HERE SAVE YOURSELF - 9/3/2021
I’ve lived in it for 5 years and throughout it all the people are antisocial and hostile to people different than... Read More
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Expensive is an understatement - 8/20/2021
Hahaha! I can't believe Best Places lists the cost of living as it does. I consulted this site before moving there 18 months ago from Vancouver, WA. 7% more expensive on... Read More

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ZIPS IN MEDFORD, OREGON
97504 97501
ZIPS IN SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
98115, 98103, 98133, 98105, 98118, 98125, 98122, 98117, 98144, 98109, 28 total

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