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

Overall, Spokane, Washington cost of living is 91.40.

  COST OF LIVINGSpokane, WashingtonUnited States
  Overall  91100
  Grocery  97.1100
  Health  103100
  Housing  77100
  Utilities  84100
  Transportation  97100
  Miscellaneous  101100


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Spokane - the death of a city
I moved to Spokane to work at a high tech startup - I write computer programs. In spokane I can live like a king on my income. The city has issues however, but since... (read more)
Spokane is a really nice place
We moved from Las Vegas to Boise about 15 years ago. Found out that we didn't really like that area and moved up here about 4 years ago. It is much better than Boise. A... (read more)
Thinking of moving
I am originally from SoCal, moved to NM for my hubby to go to school cheap (he is now a paramedic and further going to school for his RN), and now we are looking to move... (read more)
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Additional information
Spokane police department provided our neighborhood meeting with this information: #1 Auto theft in the U.S. And # 8 Property crime in the U.S. The police said drug use... (read more)
Never thought of leaving
I was doing some research that landed me on this site and I have to say I was compelled to write in response to all the negativity! I have lived hear most of my life,... (read more)
Smaller size city with a long history
Spokane has the cleanest downtown of any city I have ever seen (and I have lived in San Francisco, New York City, Montreal, and DC). I have no idea what the first... (read more)
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