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Cost of Living Comparison:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Washington, District of Columbia

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A salary of $38,000 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania should increase to $60,533 in Washington, District of Columbia

Cost of Living IndexesPhiladelphiaWashington
Overall100159
Food121110
Housing69274
Median Home Cost$147,000$566,800
Utilities129106
Transportation106107
Health101101
Miscellaneous11699
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Washington is 59% more expensive than Philadelphia.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 285% more expensive in Washington.

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