Clarkston, WA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
97
Clarkston's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
13 out of 192
In Washington
2,747 out of 6,412
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Clarkston is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Clarkston, WA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Clarkston has an overall cost of living index of 97 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Washington, Clarkston has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than Washington's index of 119.

The standard of living in Clarkston ranks as #2,747 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Washington. By definition, that implies Clarkston ranks as the #3,672 most expensive place in the Evergreen State.

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Clarkston Cost Of Living Vs. Washington

Living Expense Clarkston Washington National Average
Overall 97 119 100
Services 115 112 100
Groceries 101 110 100
Health 119 122 100
Housing 68 136 100
Transportation 108 123 100
Utilities 101 91 100
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Clarkston Cost of Living Vs. WA

Clarkston, WA Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Washington, 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.

$145,600
Median Home Value
$785
Median Rent
$38,927
Median Income
Statistic Clarkston Washington United States
Median Home Value $145,600 $366,800 $229,800
Median Rent $785 $1,337 $1,096
Median Income $38,927 $77,006 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.7x 4.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.24x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Clarkston Services Costs Vs. Washington

Item Clarkston Washington
Shampoo $1.17 $1.06
Movie $13.73 $10.68
Bowling $17.07 $14.67

Detailed Clarkston Groceries Costs Vs. Washington

Item Clarkston Washington
Ground Beef $4.02 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.36 $1.39
Milk $2.07 $2.05

Detailed Clarkston Health Costs Vs. Washington

Item Clarkston Washington
Haircut $21.08 $18.62
Beauty Salon $33.17 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.49 $2.34

Detailed Clarkston Transportation Costs Vs. Washington

Item Clarkston Washington
Potatoes $2.82 $3.29
Pizza $11.89 $10.62
Beer $9.83 $9.38
Optometrist $149.56 $108.57
Doctor $153.04 $116.17
Dentist $113.0 $99.13

Detailed Clarkston Utilities Costs Vs. Washington

Item Clarkston Washington
Gasoline $2.55 $2.22
Tire Balancing $49.64 $50.07
All Electricity $163.0 $167.67
Phone $191.51 $175.64

Clarkston SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
5
Diversity
7
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
10

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Clarkston

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Clarkston
Pullman, WA 33,974 110 1.1x
Lewiston, ID 32,853 102 1.1x
Moscow, ID 25,652 106 1.1x
Clarkston Heights-Vineland, WA 7,062 111 1.1x
West Clarkston-Highland, WA 5,791 102 1.1x

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