Calgary vs Washington - Cost of Living Comparison

Calgary Washington
🚶 Cost of living one person
$1881
$2664
👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 Cost of living Family
$4575
$6371
🏠 One person rent
$1024
$1718
🏘️ Family rent
$1899
$3145
🍽️ Food expenses
$554
$615
🚐 Transport expenses
$175
$162
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4161
$5927
😷 Air quality
Excellent
Moderate
✈️ Airport proximity
8 km
5 km
🎓 Higher education
54
100
😀 Quality of life
93
93
🏙️ Population
1.24M
690K

The cost of living in Calgary is 29% less expensive than in Washington. Cities ranked 1847th and 89th ($1881 vs $2664) in the list of the most expensive cities in the world and ranked 28th and 76th in Canada and the United States, respectively. Check Canada vs the United States comparison.

The average after-tax salary is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months in Calgary compared to 2.2 months in Washington. Calgary ranked 5th best city to live in Canada vs Washington ranked 5th in the United States, while ranked 48th and 34th among best cities to live in the world.

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Prices in Calgary vs Washington

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Calgary Washington
Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$17.1
$14.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$66.2
$68.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.63
$9.29
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.47
$6.68
 Cappuccino
$3.75
$5.29
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.75
$2.45
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$958
$1813
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$813
$1494
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2064
$3843
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1555
$2706
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$114
$98.5
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$174
$151
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.2
$61.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.32%
5.15%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3153
$13203
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2857
$4291
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.82
$3.01
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$86.7
$106
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.6
$17.4
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.39
$1.16
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.86
$0.98
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.26
$3.04
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.42
$3.83
🥚 Eggs, x12
$2.96
$3.52
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.9
$16
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
$11.6
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$14.8
$15.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.04
$4.86
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.5
$2.18
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.8
$5.82
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.95
$6.24
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
$3.38
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.48
$3.55
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.16
$1.45
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$4.55
$2.2
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$11.7
$14.1
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.86
$3.58
🚬 Cigarette pack
$12.5
$10.5
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11.5
$9.29
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$8.08
$4.28
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$2.75
$4.86
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$3.05
$2.62
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$61.3
$76.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12.5
$13.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$60.8
$119
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.5
$22.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$57.9
$55.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$82
$94.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$930
$2150
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$12409
$13961

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Cities near Calgary

Distance City Cost of living
106 km or 66 mi Banff
$1868
137 km or 85 mi Red Deer
$1553
174 km or 108 mi Lethbridge
$1669
248 km or 154 mi Leduc
$1699
265 km or 165 mi Medicine Hat
$1439
278 km or 173 mi Spruce Grove
$1741
279 km or 173 mi Edmonton
$1692
357 km or 222 mi Sandpoint
$1556
402 km or 250 mi Kelowna
$1774
422 km or 262 mi Coeur d'Alene
$1994
426 km or 265 mi Post Falls
$1941
429 km or 266 mi Penticton
$1801
440 km or 273 mi Spokane Valley
$1943
442 km or 275 mi Kamloops
$1529
443 km or 275 mi Great Falls
$1902
452 km or 281 mi Spokane
$1886
466 km or 289 mi Missoula
$1766
517 km or 322 mi Helena
$1813
524 km or 325 mi Saskatoon
$1513
526 km or 327 mi Moscow
$1344
531 km or 330 mi Pullman
$1402
556 km or 345 mi Grande Prairie
$1734
560 km or 348 mi Lewiston
$1610
572 km or 355 mi Butte
$1341
579 km or 360 mi Moses Lake
$1911
600 km or 373 mi Chilliwack
$1872
603 km or 375 mi Moose Jaw
$1638
607 km or 377 mi Wenatchee
$1877
616 km or 382 mi Prince Albert
$1530
630 km or 391 mi Abbotsford
$1579
636 km or 395 mi Whistler
$2493
637 km or 396 mi Walla Walla
$1681
638 km or 396 mi Bozeman
$1971
641 km or 398 mi Maple Ridge
$1914
650 km or 404 mi Langley
$1837
650 km or 404 mi Pasco
$1628
651 km or 405 mi Coquitlam
$2071
654 km or 406 mi Bellingham
$2177
654 km or 406 mi Richland
$1880
655 km or 407 mi Fort McMurray
$1758

Cities near Washington

Distance City Cost of living
2.5 km or 1.5 mi Georgetown
$1947
9.5 km or 5.9 mi Bailey's Crossroads
$1945
10 km or 6.3 mi Alexandria
$2632
11 km or 6.8 mi Bethesda
$2800
12 km or 7.5 mi Silver Spring
$2354
15 km or 9.2 mi College Park
$2287
17 km or 11 mi Springfield
$1966
17 km or 11 mi Greenbelt
$1952
23 km or 14 mi Rockville
$2710
24 km or 15 mi Fairfax
$2582
26 km or 16 mi Bowie
$2513
27 km or 17 mi Laurel
$2018
28 km or 17 mi Reston
$2704
30 km or 19 mi Waldorf
$2118
31 km or 19 mi Gaithersburg
$2565
32 km or 20 mi Herndon
$2345
34 km or 21 mi Woodbridge
$1974
34 km or 21 mi Marumsco
$1946
36 km or 22 mi Centreville
$2814
37 km or 23 mi Germantown
$1913
38 km or 23 mi Columbia
$2586
41 km or 26 mi Manassas
$2391
42 km or 26 mi Ashburn
$2550
47 km or 29 mi Annapolis
$2227
49 km or 31 mi Catonsville
$2044
51 km or 32 mi Leesburg
$2240
57 km or 35 mi Eldersburg
$1767
57 km or 35 mi Baltimore
$1988
61 km or 38 mi Owings Mills
$2233
68 km or 42 mi Frederick
$2316
76 km or 47 mi Fredericksburg
$2405
83 km or 52 mi Charles Town
$1893
87 km or 54 mi Edgewood
$1956
92 km or 57 mi Bel Air South
$1951
93 km or 58 mi Bel Air North
$1950
102 km or 63 mi Hanover
$2239
102 km or 63 mi Hagerstown
$1799
103 km or 64 mi Winchester
$1801
106 km or 66 mi Waynesboro
$1892
122 km or 76 mi York
$1515