Lacey, WA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
114
Lacey's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
66 out of 190
In Washington
4,426 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 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 114 which is 1.1x 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 116.

The standard of living in Lacey ranks as #4,428 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Washington. By definition, that implies Lacey ranks as the #1,979 most expensive place in the Evergreen State.

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Lacey Cost Of Living Vs. Washington

Living Expense Lacey Washington National Average
Overall 114 116 100
Services 105 108 100
Groceries 114 108 100
Health 121 119 100
Housing 124 135 100
Transportation 136 116 100
Utilities 89 89 100
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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.

$262,500
Median Home Value
$1,333
Median Rent
$67,687
Median Income
Statistic Lacey Washington United States
Median Home Value $262,500 $339,000 $217,500
Median Rent $1,333 $1,258 $1,062
Median Income $67,687 $73,775 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.9x 4.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.24x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Lacey Services Costs Vs. Washington

Item Lacey Washington
Shampoo $1.22 $1.01
Movie $11.02 $10.72
Bowling $14.0 $13.86

Detailed Lacey Groceries Costs Vs. Washington

Item Lacey Washington
Ground Beef $5.19 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.72 $1.4
Milk $2.42 $1.96

Detailed Lacey Health Costs Vs. Washington

Item Lacey Washington
Haircut $22.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $39.33 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.66 $2.32

Detailed Lacey Transportation Costs Vs. Washington

Item Lacey Washington
Potatoes $2.55 $3.18
Pizza $11.99 $10.39
Beer $9.79 $9.23
Optometrist $181.6 $106.34
Doctor $133.75 $115.25
Dentist $129.7 $98.38

Detailed Lacey Utilities Costs Vs. Washington

Item Lacey Washington
Gasoline $3.46 $2.59
Tire Balancing $70.4 $48.9
All Electricity $124.69 $167.6
Phone $196.03 $163.42

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 60,111 110 1.0x
Olympia, WA 51,534 114 1.0x
Parkland, WA 37,303 105 0.9x
Spanaway, WA 32,575 109 1.0x
Tumwater, WA 22,974 112 1.0x
Artondale, WA 13,364 134 1.2x
Fort Lewis, WA 13,054 122 1.1x
Shelton, WA 10,167 102 0.9x
DuPont, WA 9,435 128 1.1x
Yelm, WA 8,985 111 1.0x

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