Lacey, WA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
116
Lacey's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
69 out of 192
In Washington
4,558 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 Lacey is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Lacey, WA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Lacey has an overall cost of living index of 116 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Washington, Lacey has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Washington's index of 119.

The standard of living in Lacey ranks as #4,560 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Washington. By definition, that implies Lacey ranks as the #1,858 most expensive place in the Evergreen State.

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Lacey Cost Of Living Vs. Washington

Living Expense Lacey Washington National Average
Overall 116 119 100
Services 109 112 100
Groceries 117 110 100
Health 125 122 100
Housing 125 136 100
Transportation 132 123 100
Utilities 94 91 100
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Lacey Cost of Living Vs. WA

Lacey, 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.

$286,200
Median Home Value
$1,421
Median Rent
$69,752
Median Income
Statistic Lacey Washington United States
Median Home Value $286,200 $366,800 $229,800
Median Rent $1,421 $1,337 $1,096
Median Income $69,752 $77,006 $64,994
Home Value To Income 4.1x 4.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.24x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Lacey Services Costs Vs. Washington

Item Lacey Washington
Shampoo $1.28 $1.06
Movie $10.77 $10.68
Bowling $14.67 $14.67

Detailed Lacey Groceries Costs Vs. Washington

Item Lacey Washington
Ground Beef $5.43 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.59 $1.39
Milk $2.35 $2.05

Detailed Lacey Health Costs Vs. Washington

Item Lacey Washington
Haircut $23.8 $18.62
Beauty Salon $36.61 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.79 $2.34

Detailed Lacey Transportation Costs Vs. Washington

Item Lacey Washington
Potatoes $3.17 $3.29
Pizza $12.99 $10.62
Beer $10.22 $9.38
Optometrist $196.22 $108.57
Doctor $133.79 $116.17
Dentist $131.09 $99.13

Detailed Lacey Utilities Costs Vs. Washington

Item Lacey Washington
Gasoline $2.92 $2.22
Tire Balancing $68.92 $50.07
All Electricity $135.4 $167.67
Phone $198.87 $175.64

Lacey SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Lacey

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Lacey
Lakewood, WA 60,564 115 1.0x
Olympia, WA 52,290 115 1.0x
Parkland, WA 37,946 109 0.9x
Spanaway, WA 33,776 114 1.0x
Tumwater, WA 23,390 114 1.0x
Artondale, WA 14,024 138 1.2x
Fort Lewis, WA 13,045 127 1.1x
Shelton, WA 10,467 104 0.9x
DuPont, WA 9,514 133 1.1x
Yelm, WA 9,262 113 1.0x

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