Washington County, MD Cost of Living


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Washington cost of living score
92.6
Less expensive
7.4% lower
than the US average
17.2% lower
than the Maryland average
Washington Maryl County, Maryland gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 92.6, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 7.4% lower than the U.S. average and 17.2% lower than the average for Maryland.

Washington County, MD

Housing costs in Washington?
A typical home costs $273,000, which is 19.3% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 29.7% less expensive than the average Maryland home, at $388,100. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Washington costs $1,060 per month, which is 25.9% cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 52.8% cheaper than the state average of $1,620.

Can I afford Washington?
To live comfortably in Washington Maryl County, Maryland, a minimum annual income of $52,200 for a family, and $32,800 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Washington?
Washington, MD County has a cost of living that is slightly below the average of the United States. At 92.6, it is 7.4 points lower than the national average of 100. This means that while housing in Washington, MD County is still relatively expensive with the median house value at $273,000 compared to the US average of $338,100, other aspects of life such as groceries and utilities are more affordable in this area for people who live there.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesWashingtonMarylandUnited States
  92.6111.8100.0
  105.6105.2100
  83.684.2100.0
  86.4124.1100.0
  $273,000$388,100$338,100
  94.0%105.6%100.0%
  93.6119.3100.0
  95.5112.5100.0

   100=National Average

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