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

Ocean Shores, Washington cost of living is 95.90.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGOcean Shores, WashingtonUnited States
  Overall  96100
  Grocery  103.2100
  Health  113100
  Housing  73100
  Utilities  95100
  Transportation  113100
  Miscellaneous  106100

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Affordable Gem of a City

Wonderful beach town.... we're going into our second year and I disagree with the grocery store comments and the weather. Yes, it rains or drizzles on occasion, but the... (Read More)



Ocean Shores not just for retirement

We invested in Ocean Shores as a second home to spend our weekends after the work week stress. I'm also a property manager that works in Washington, Oregon and... (Read More)



Cost of Living Higher Than It's Worth in Ocean Sho

It needs to be known that anyone living in Ocean Shores has only one, very small, very poorly-stocked, very high priced grocery store in the entire town. If you want... (Read More)



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