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Seattle, WA vs Sacramento, CA

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Sacramento is 31.4% less expensive than Seattle.
Sacramento housing costs are 54.2% less expensive than Seattle housing costs.
Health related expenses are 13.5% more in Sacramento.


Cost of Living
 Seattle, WASacramento, CAUnited States
 172.3118.2100
 108.7104.8100
 85.296.7100
 309.0141.6100
 $714,400$327,300$231,200
 68.898.4100
 137.5121.0100
 120.1106.1100

100 = National Average (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)
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Reviews for Seattle    307 Reviews
I loved it but I'm leaving - 3/1/2021
I moved to Seattle in 1990. It was just changing from a mid-sized town to a more cosmopolitan city. Pros: Fast paced. Good for young professionals who want to have... Read More

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BestPlaces got this recommendation totally WRONG! - 2/24/2021
You have not been to Seattle in the past few years if you are recommending it as top place in the country to retire (unless everywhere else just sucks) A city council... Read More

Seattle is no longer a beautiful city - 2/24/2021
I’ve lived in Seattle most of my life. It is no longer the city it was in the 1980s and 1990s. It started to go downhill around 2010, but in the fast few years has... Read More

Reviews for Sacramento    115 Reviews
is this the symbol of our state? - 1/30/2020
The city is very mixed. I will start off by saying it has some excellent historical and educational sites to look at. It is a contractual obligation that you look at the... Read More

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Bit of a downer... - 7/13/2019
I'm 21 years old and I've lived in Sac my whole life. I have always enjoyed the K-12 schools in Sacramento (albeit in the nicer parts of the city). The recreation and... Read More

Sacramento, best place to live in California. - 3/26/2019
I've lived in Sacramento since 1989. I used to live in the S.F. Bay Area. Never regretted making the move. We have glorious seasons. Summer can be hot, but we've... Read More

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ZIPS IN SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
98115, 98103, 98133, 98105, 98118, 98125, 98122, 98117, 98144, 98109, 28 total
ZIPS IN SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA
95823, 95822, 95831, 95833, 95835, 95838, 95820, 95824, 95834, 95815, 18 total

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