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Cost of Living

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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Hilo, Hawaii is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Hilo, Hawaii is more expensive.

Hilo, Hawaii cost of living is 145.60.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGHilo, HawaiiUnited States
  Overall  146100
  Grocery  158100
  Health  116100
  Housing  163100
  Utilities  209100
  Transportation  131100
  Miscellaneous  121100

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Beautiful Hilo, Hi

Hilo Hawaii is one of the beautiful locations in the world. With an average of over 100 inches a year and tropical climate it is stunning with green. Very old and small... (Read More)



Nice place to live

Actually I live in Japan now, but Hilo was a great place to live. Really laid back and local. The only thing is it rains a lot, but when the sun's out it's much more... (Read More)



Hele On County Buses

The bus system is free to ride on for the entire island! It is a great way to save money and to get... (Read More)



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