Where Should You Live According To Your Salary?

Based on your salary where should you call home? Westminster or Durham? Maybe Cambridge? Let's find out!

Randall Murphy
Created By Randall Murphy
On May 12, 2015

How much disposable money do you have at the end of the month?

How often do you make dinner at home?

How much do you spend on clothes each month?

Do you own or rent a property?

Which cultural activity would you most likely enjoy?

How often do you travel abroad?

What's your highest level of education?

What does the word "money" make you think of?

How happy are you with your salary?

Westminster

Westminster

You should live in Westminster! Properties in the heart of the English capital cost on average £7,586 per square metre on average! In Central London, making it the 2nd most expensive place to buy in the country! With your salary, however, it's no problem to live a life of class and luxury. Westminster is best known for its old architecture, tourist attractions such as Palace of Westminster, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey and Westminster Cathedral. It's no wonder it has some of the most coveted properties in the country!

Cambridge

Cambridge

You should live in Cambridge! With properties prices of £2,634 per square metre on average, Cambridge is home to the prestigious University of Cambridge, King’s college, Trinity college and St. John's. This prestigious and charming location is perfect for your high salary! Situated at the cutting edge of today's high tech economy, "Silicon Fen" is perfect for your innovative and tech savvy career. Up to 40% of Cambridge residents have a higher educations qualification, twice that of the national average! You'll be surround by brilliant people like yourself!

Brighton

Brighton

You should live in Brighton! This famous and charming seaside resort is perfect for your salary with properties for £2,549 per metre on average. Known for its oriental architecture and large gay community, Brighton is frequented by tourists. You'll always have a fascinating and entertaining social life! Brighton is home to relaxing beaches and the wonderful sites like the Brighton pier and the Royal Pavilion. From fascinating architecture to contemporary art, Brighton has the life perfect for you!

Edinburgh

Edinburgh

You should live in Edinburgh! The ancient capital of Scotland is perfect for your salary with properties that cost on average £2,125 per square metre. Charming Edinburgh manages to combine both ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere. It is the only city outside southern England on the list of the top ten priciest cities in the UK. From fascinating history to a vibrant night life, Edinburgh has something for everyone. In fact, in 2009 Edinburgh was voted the most desirable city to live in the UK! What are you waiting for? Head north!

Hull

Hull

You should live in Hull! Kingston upon Hull is perfect for your salary with properties costing on average £1,027 per square metre. Hull has been named the UK City of Culture for 2017 resulting in £11 million funding from the government for jobs, cultural programs and tourism. Hull is undergoing a major cultural renaissance and this your chance to get in on all of the fun! From the medieval cobbled charm of the old town, grand private merchant's houses and Georgian terraces to cutting edge modern design, Hull is the future!

Durham

Durham

You should live in Durham! The wonderful and historic Durham is affordable and just right for your salary! Properties cost on average £1,104 per square metre. Durham is a Cathedral city with an impressive Norman Castle, dating from 1073 and lies within a loop of the River Wear, locally known as The Peninsula. The centre of Durham is compact, with small roads, so you won't even need a car. Durham has the most restaurants per capita in the country and many hidden gems that will keep you coming back for more!

Stoke-On-Trent

Stoke-On-Trent

You should live in Stoke-On-Trent! With properties at £1,126 per square metre, Stoke-On-Trent is half-way between Birmingham and Manchester. Historically renowned for its pottery industry, Stoke-On-Trent hosts the Brighton Festival, the second largest arts festival in the UK. The festival includes processions such as the Children's Parade, outdoor spectaculars often involving pyrotechnics, theatre, music and visual arts in venues throughout the city. The city is affordable, charming, and perfectly suited for family life!