Washington, IN Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
85
Washington's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
38 out of 126
In Indiana
795 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Washington is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Washington, IN?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Washington has an overall cost of living index of 85 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Indiana, Washington has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Indiana's index of 89.

The standard of living in Washington ranks as #795 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Indiana. By definition, that implies Washington ranks as the #5,611 most expensive place in the Hoosier State.

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Washington Cost Of Living Vs. Indiana

Living Expense Washington Indiana National Average
Overall 85 89 100
Services 104 97 100
Groceries 96 92 100
Health 88 94 100
Housing 52 72 100
Transportation 101 100 100
Utilities 95 99 100
For more reading on cost of living around Indiana, check out:
Washington Cost of Living Vs. IN

Washington, IN Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Indiana, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$86,300
Median Home Value
$706
Median Rent
$41,824
Median Income
Statistic Washington Indiana United States
Median Home Value $86,300 $141,700 $217,500
Median Rent $706 $826 $1,062
Median Income $41,824 $56,303 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.1x 2.5x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Washington Services Costs Vs. Indiana

Item Washington Indiana
Shampoo $0.94 $1.01
Movie $10.54 $10.72
Bowling $4.98 $13.86

Detailed Washington Groceries Costs Vs. Indiana

Item Washington Indiana
Ground Beef $3.78 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.13 $1.4
Milk $1.83 $1.96

Detailed Washington Health Costs Vs. Indiana

Item Washington Indiana
Haircut $17.11 $17.49
Beauty Salon $39.32 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.64 $2.32

Detailed Washington Transportation Costs Vs. Indiana

Item Washington Indiana
Potatoes $2.93 $3.18
Pizza $10.0 $10.39
Beer $8.4 $9.23
Optometrist $120.23 $106.34
Doctor $75.18 $115.25
Dentist $81.51 $98.38

Detailed Washington Utilities Costs Vs. Indiana

Item Washington Indiana
Gasoline $2.35 $2.59
Tire Balancing $42.74 $48.9
All Electricity $150.52 $167.6
Phone $28.9 $163.42

Washington SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
5
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Washington

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Washington
Bloomington, IN 84,116 97 1.1x
Vincennes, IN 17,304 84 1.0x
Jasper, IN 15,827 92 1.1x
Olney, IL 8,723 84 1.0x
Robinson, IL 7,614 84 1.0x
Mount Carmel, IL 7,019 83 1.0x
Ellettsville, IN 6,642 90 1.1x
Huntingburg, IN 6,522 86 1.0x
Boonville, IN 6,292 85 1.0x

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