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Cost of Living Comparison:
West Des Moines, Iowa - Seattle, Washington

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A salary of $50,000 in West Des Moines, Iowa should increase to $92,408 in Seattle, Washington

Cost of Living IndexesWest Des MoinesSeattle
Overall96177
Food93110
Housing104315
Median Home Cost$193,700$584,400
Utilities8894
Transportation96113
Health87116
Miscellaneous90113
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Seattle is 85% more expensive than West Des Moines.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 201% more expensive in Seattle.

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