Shoreline, WA Cost of Living


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Shoreline cost of living score
158.1
More expensive
58.1% higher
than the US average
29.7% higher
than the Washington average
Shoreline, Washington gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 158.1, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 58.1% higher than the U.S. average and 29.7% lower than the average for Washington.

Shoreline, WA

Housing costs in Shoreline?
A typical home costs $752,700, which is 122.6% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 40.8% more expensive than the average Washington home, at $534,700. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Shoreline costs $2,200 per month, which is 53.8% more than the national average of $1,430 and 21.4% more than the state average of $1,730.

Can I afford Shoreline?
To live comfortably in Shoreline, Washington, a minimum annual income of $144,360 for a family, and $75,200 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Shoreline?
The cost of living in Shoreline, WA is significantly higher than the national average. The median house value in Shoreline is $752,700, which is more than double the US average of $338,100. This discrepancy reflects the higher cost of living in Shoreline as compared to the rest of the US; it has a Cost of Living Index score of 158.9 versus 100 for the US as a whole. People who choose to live in Shoreline will likely pay more for goods and services than if they lived elsewhere, but they will also enjoy high quality amenities and enjoy all that this Washington city has to offer.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesShorelineWashingtonUnited States
  158.1121.9100.0
  106.6101.1100
  88.288.8100.0
  259.7172.8100.0
  $752,700$534,700$338,100
  69.4%74.0%100.0%
  142.7113.6100.0
  150.8113.3100.0

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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Over 15 years ago

The rain and cloudy skies can really become depressing, yet the beautiful summers can be so uplifting. If you keep yourself busy during the rainy months, you can survive  More

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Over 18 years ago

Shoreline has some congregations that really take their connection to the community seriously. First Lutheran; St. Luke RC, Richmond Beach UCC, All top places to get  More

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