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Cost of Living in Washington

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

Washington cost of living is 131.1

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.

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COST OF LIVINGWashingtonUnited States
  Overall131100
  Grocery107.2100
  Health80100
  Housing198100
  Median Home Cost$370,000$216,200
  Utilities74100
  Transportation126100
  Miscellaneous99100
100=National Average
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    Reviews for Washington    86 Reviews
    It has it's good and bad - 12/4/2017
    I've lived in Washington, New York and Arizona. I enjoy Washington overall but there are some problems with the state for me that irritate me. It's varied with its... Read More

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    Are there any AFFORDABLE places to live in Washing - 7/13/2016
    I have been looking at the Puget Sound area thinking about retiring there, but it's so cold -- does the Port Angeles/Port Townsend area EVER get above 65?? Housing... Read More

    Looking for Warmer Climate - 1/14/2016
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