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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 Bellingham, Washington is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Bellingham, Washington is more expensive.

Bellingham, Washington cost of living is 129.80.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGBellingham, WashingtonUnited States
  Overall  130100
  Grocery  109.4100
  Health  113100
  Housing  177100
  Utilities  77100
  Transportation  115100
  Miscellaneous  107100


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It all depends

If you do not like liberalism, rain and clouds, cold and trees, you might not like it here. Housing prices are getting up there. Unless you are from Seattle, SD, LA,... (Read More)



Great place.............for the wealthy

Bellingham is God's country, don't get me wrong. What it has in beauty and things to do outdoors, it more than makes up for in cost of living and sources of revenue. ... (Read More)



Bellingham rocks

the college and town are awesome. Chuckanut is cool drive. Great getaway from Vancouver BC or Seattle for a... (Read More)



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