COST OF LIVING DIFFERENCE: SEATTLE VS. SAN FRANCISCO  Fatima Alamire & Lauren Mittelman
HOUSING                 Cost of Housing – 1 bedroom apartment:                                   Seattle:   $873 per month...
FOOD   Seattle - $535 – groceries ($412) and dining out ($123)San Francisco - $589 – groceries ($370) and dining out ($219...
TRANSPORTATION:                Seattle        via King Country Metro($2.25 one way X 2 per day X 30 days)    + ($60 emerge...
HEALTHCARESan Francisco: HMO “Saver” Plan - $250 per month, $0 deductible, $10               copay, outpatient ER coinsura...
EXTRACURRICULARS:                            San Francisco:                          Bars and Clubs: $40                  ...
PAYING SCHOOL DEBT                       Loan Balance: $22,000.00                       Loan Interest Rate: 3.50%         ...
WORKS CITED"Best Places to Live in Seattle, Washington." Best Places to Live in Seattle, Washington. N.p., n.d. Web.   11 ...
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  1. 1. COST OF LIVING DIFFERENCE: SEATTLE VS. SAN FRANCISCO Fatima Alamire & Lauren Mittelman
  2. 2. HOUSING Cost of Housing – 1 bedroom apartment: Seattle: $873 per month including utilities, gym, washing machine, 1 car garage San Francisco:$807 per month in *Oakland* (more affordable), utilities, including swimming pool, basketball courts Housing compared to national average Index (100): Seattle: 149.1 (49.1% higher housing than national average) San Francisco: 184.8 (84.4% higher housing than national average)
  3. 3. FOOD Seattle - $535 – groceries ($412) and dining out ($123)San Francisco - $589 – groceries ($370) and dining out ($219) Milk (Gallon): San Francisco - $3.29 Seattle - $2.68
  4. 4. TRANSPORTATION: Seattle via King Country Metro($2.25 one way X 2 per day X 30 days) + ($60 emergency taxi money) = TOTAL: $145 San Francisco via BART and Muni Metro ($2.00 one way X 2 per day X 22 days)+ ($1.50 one way X 2 per day X 8 days) + ($60 emergency taxi money) = TOTAL: $172
  5. 5. HEALTHCARESan Francisco: HMO “Saver” Plan - $250 per month, $0 deductible, $10 copay, outpatient ER coinsurance 20% Seattle: Evolve Plus – Regence Blue Shield PPO Network $242 per month, annual deductible $1000, %20 coinsurance
  6. 6. EXTRACURRICULARS: San Francisco: Bars and Clubs: $40 Museums and Art Exhibits: $75Miscellaneous: $80 Cable Car Rides, Alcatraz, Live Theater, San Francisco Zoo, Wine Tasting Seattle: Bars and Clubs: $40 Kayaking: $30 X 3 times a month Museums and Art Exhibits: $55 Miscellaneous: $130Woodland Park Zoo, Pacific Science Center, Seattle Aquarium, Museum of Flight, Space Needle
  7. 7. PAYING SCHOOL DEBT Loan Balance: $22,000.00 Loan Interest Rate: 3.50% Loan Term: 10 years Minimum Payment: $50.00 Average Debt per Year: $5,500.00 Monthly Loan Payment:$217.55 Number of Payments:120 Cumulative Payments:$26,105.84 Total Interest Paid:$4,105.84Monthly loan payment was calculated at 119 payment of $217.55, plus a final payment of $217.39
  8. 8. WORKS CITED"Best Places to Live in Seattle, Washington." Best Places to Live in Seattle, Washington. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 June2012. <http://www.bestplaces.net/city/washington/seattle>."Cost of Food & Drink for People in Seattle,WA." Average Cost of Food & Drink in Seattle,WA. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 June 2012. <http://www.bundle.com/spending/data/food-drink/seattle-wa>."Metro Fares." King County Metro. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 June 2012. http://metro.kingcounty.gov/ tops/bus/fare/fare-info.html."Search Apartments By City." ForRent.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 June 2012. <http:// www.forrent.com/results.php?search_type=citystate>."Shop and Compare." Regence Online Application Plan Options. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 June 2012. <http:// www.regence.com/productFilter.do?id=Standard>."FinAid | Calculators | Loan Calculator." FinAid | Calculators | Loan Calculator. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 June2012. <http://www.finaid.org/calculators/loanpayments.phtml>."Cost of Living Wizard | Salary.com." Cost of Living Wizard | Salary.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 11 June 2012. <http://swz.salary.com/CostOfLivingWizard/Layoutscri"California Health Plans and Benefits." California Health Insurance. Anthem Blue Cross, n.d. Web. 11 June 2012. <http://www.anthem.com/ca/health-insurance/plans-and-benefits/health-insurance-plan>.

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