Hoquiam, WA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Hoquiam's Overall Cost Of Living
Lower Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Hoquiam is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Hoquiam, WA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Hoquiam has an overall cost of living index of 94 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Hoquiam ranks as #2371 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Washington. By definition, that implies Hoquiam ranks as the #4035 most expensive place in the Evergreen State.

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Hoquiam Cost Of Living Vs. Washington

Living Expense Hoquiam Washington National Average
Overall 94 116 100
Services 105 108 100
Groceries 114 108 100
Health 121 119 100
Housing 59 135 100
Transportation 136 116 100
Utilities 89 89 100
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Hoquiam Cost of Living Vs. WA

Hoquiam, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Hoquiam Washington United States
Median Home Value $95,700 $311,700 $204,900
Median Rent $732 $1,194 $1,023
Median Income $42,250 $70,116 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.3x 4.4x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.2x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Hoquiam

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Hoquiam
Olympia, WA 50,836 114 1.2x
Tumwater, WA 22,500 112 1.2x
Centralia, WA 16,932 101 1.1x
Aberdeen, WA 16,359 97 1.0x
Shelton, WA 9,996 102 1.1x
Chehalis, WA 7,404 103 1.1x
Ocean Shores, WA 5,814 105 1.1x

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