Summary

Cost of living in Oakland, CA is 45% more expensive than Bellingham, WA according to the average local monthly cost. For more insights check the list of prices of Restaurants, Markets, Transportation, Utilities, and 40 more categories.

$2,139
$3,908
Cost of Living
$2,806
$4,949
Average Salary
$1,459
$3,163
Average House Rent

Rent Per Month

Name
Bellingham, WA
Oakland, CA
Apartment (1 bedroom) in City Centre
$1,122.92
$2,433.95
Apartment (1 bedroom) Outside of Centre
$966.36
$1,946.01
Apartment (3 bedrooms) in City Centre
$1,962.96
$4,059.52
Apartment (3 bedrooms) Outside of Centre
$1,687.88
$3,256.25

Salaries And Financing

Name
Bellingham, WA
Oakland, CA
Average Monthly Net Salary (After Tax)
$2,806.94
$4,949.9
Mortgage Interest Rate in Percentages (%), Yearly, for 20 Years Fixed-Rate
%4.31
%4.25

Utilities (Monthly)

Name
Bellingham, WA
Oakland, CA
Basic (Electricity, Heating, Cooling, Water, Garbage) for 85m2 Apartment
$236.16
$159.28
1 min. of Prepaid Mobile Tariff Local (No Discounts or Plans)
$0.1
$0.1
Internet (60 Mbps or More, Unlimited Data, Cable/ADSL)
$63.97
$68.64

Markets

Name
Bellingham, WA
Oakland, CA
Milk (regular), (1 liter)
$0.63
$1.31
Loaf of Fresh White Bread (500g)
$2.92
$3.63
Eggs (regular) (12)
$2.27
$3.44
Local Cheese (1kg)
$16.6
$18.56
Water (1.5 liter bottle)
$1.41
$2.57
Bottle of Wine (Mid-Range)
$9.66
$14
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter bottle)
$1.95
$3.11
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.97
$2.89
Cigarettes 20 Pack (Marlboro)
$9.58
$7.3
Apples (1kg)
$3.54
$4.45
Chicken Breasts (Boneless, Skinless), (1kg)
$9.05
$10.84
Oranges (1kg)
$5.44
$5.27
Potato (1kg)
$2.32
$5
Lettuce (1 head)
$1.53
$2.23
Rice (white), (1kg)
$5.51
$6.43
Tomato (1kg)
$5.32
$5.73
Banana (1kg)
$1.65
$3.17
Onion (1kg)
$3.12
$5.14
Beef Round (1kg) (or Equivalent Back Leg Red Meat)
$10.65
$12.13

Transportation

Name
Bellingham, WA
Oakland, CA
One-way Ticket (Local Transport)
$1
$2.73
Monthly Pass (Regular Price)
$29.33
$81.5
Gasoline (1 liter)
$0.83
$0.99
Volkswagen Golf 1.4 90 KW Trendline (Or Equivalent New Car)
$23,853.33
$20,615
Taxi Start (Normal Tariff)
$2.63
$3.57
Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff)
$2.39
$2.65
Taxi 1hour Waiting (Normal Tariff)
$36
$29.67
Toyota Corolla 1.6l 97kW Comfort (Or Equivalent New Car)
$21,333.33
$21,933.33

Clothing And Shoes

Name
Bellingham, WA
Oakland, CA
1 Pair of Jeans (Levis 501 Or Similar)
$44.79
$58.97
1 Summer Dress in a Chain Store (Zara, H&M, ...)
$35.67
$36.5
1 Pair of Nike Running Shoes (Mid-Range)
$83.89
$90.73
1 Pair of Men Leather Business Shoes
$94.48
$113.69

Restaurants

Name
Bellingham, WA
Oakland, CA
Meal, Inexpensive Restaurant
$12.67
$13.83
Meal for 2 People, Mid-range Restaurant, Three-course
$56.67
$64.67
McMeal at McDonalds (or Equivalent Combo Meal)
$5.83
$7.17
Domestic Beer (0.5 liter draught)
$5
$6.25
Imported Beer (0.33 liter bottle)
$5.33
$7.33
Coke/Pepsi (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.3
$1.67
Water (0.33 liter bottle)
$2.39
$1.56
Cappuccino (regular)
$3.96
$3.91

Sports And Leisure

Name
Bellingham, WA
Oakland, CA
Fitness Club, Monthly Fee for 1 Adult
$31.65
$70.83
Tennis Court Rent (1 Hour on Weekend)
$40
$11.11
Cinema, International Release, 1 Seat
$13.46
$12

Childcare

Name
Bellingham, WA
Oakland, CA
Preschool (or Kindergarten), Full Day, Private, Monthly for 1 Child
$605.56
$1,488.89
International Primary School, Yearly for 1 Child
$24,250
$23,000

Buy Apartment Price

Name
Bellingham, WA
Oakland, CA
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment in City Centre
$3,446.24
$7,304.79
Price per Square Meter to Buy Apartment Outside of Centre
$2,608.15
$5,091.79