With inflation at near 40-year high, here’s what has seen the biggest price increases in Seattle

Posted on AllSides June 6th, 2022
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Greg Gilbert / The Seattle Times
ANALYSIS

Even before inflation became front-page news, Seattle already had among the highest costs of living in the U.S. But now, with inflation at a near 40-year high, some of the price increases in Seattle are eye-popping. And while housing and gas prices might be the most obvious examples, there are consumer goods that have increased even more.

To get a complete picture, I turned to the just released Cost of Living Index for the city of Seattle, which covers the first quarter of 2022. Typically, the Cost of Living Index,...

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