Ephrata, WA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
91
Ephrata's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
7 out of 190
In Washington
1,886 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 Ephrata is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Ephrata, WA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Ephrata has an overall cost of living index of 91 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Washington, Ephrata has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than Washington's index of 116.

The standard of living in Ephrata ranks as #1,887 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Washington. By definition, that implies Ephrata ranks as the #4,520 most expensive place in the Evergreen State.

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Ephrata Cost Of Living Vs. Washington

Living Expense Ephrata Washington National Average
Overall 91 116 100
Services 95 108 100
Groceries 92 108 100
Health 124 119 100
Housing 76 135 100
Transportation 116 116 100
Utilities 85 89 100
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Ephrata Cost of Living Vs. WA

Ephrata, 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.

$162,900
Median Home Value
$696
Median Rent
$54,587
Median Income
Statistic Ephrata Washington United States
Median Home Value $162,900 $339,000 $217,500
Median Rent $696 $1,258 $1,062
Median Income $54,587 $73,775 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.0x 4.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.15x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Ephrata Services Costs Vs. Washington

Item Ephrata Washington
Shampoo $1.03 $1.01
Movie $10.38 $10.72
Bowling $15.0 $13.86

Detailed Ephrata Groceries Costs Vs. Washington

Item Ephrata Washington
Ground Beef $3.31 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.22 $1.4
Milk $1.76 $1.96

Detailed Ephrata Health Costs Vs. Washington

Item Ephrata Washington
Haircut $16.49 $17.49
Beauty Salon $37.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.38 $2.32

Detailed Ephrata Transportation Costs Vs. Washington

Item Ephrata Washington
Potatoes $2.2 $3.18
Pizza $9.48 $10.39
Beer $9.56 $9.23
Optometrist $149.75 $106.34
Doctor $184.44 $115.25
Dentist $111.0 $98.38

Detailed Ephrata Utilities Costs Vs. Washington

Item Ephrata Washington
Gasoline $3.21 $2.59
Tire Balancing $52.0 $48.9
All Electricity $124.83 $167.6
Phone $179.1 $163.42

Ephrata SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
5
Amenities
7
Education
6
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Ephrata

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Ephrata
Wenatchee, WA 34,188 104 1.1x
Moses Lake, WA 23,056 93 1.0x
East Wenatchee, WA 13,960 105 1.2x
Othello, WA 8,100 92 1.0x
Quincy, WA 7,646 95 1.0x

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