According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Washington has an overall cost of living index of 106 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Utah, Washington has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Utah's index of 101.
The standard of living in Washington ranks as #3,773 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Utah. By definition, that implies Washington ranks as the #2,646 most expensive place in the Beehive State.
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Housing swings affordability the most between places in Utah, 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.