Manchester, WA Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
133
Manchester's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
129 out of 190
In Washington
5,373 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 Manchester is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Manchester, WA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Manchester has an overall cost of living index of 133 which is 1.3x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Washington, Manchester has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Washington's index of 116.

The standard of living in Manchester ranks as #5,377 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Washington. By definition, that implies Manchester ranks as the #1,030 most expensive place in the Evergreen State.

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Manchester Cost Of Living Vs. Washington

Living Expense Manchester Washington National Average
Overall 133 116 100
Services 136 108 100
Groceries 129 108 100
Health 128 119 100
Housing 139 135 100
Transportation 135 116 100
Utilities 107 89 100
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Manchester Cost of Living Vs. WA

Manchester, 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.

$290,500
Median Home Value
$1,387
Median Rent
$80,045
Median Income
Statistic Manchester Washington United States
Median Home Value $290,500 $339,000 $217,500
Median Rent $1,387 $1,258 $1,062
Median Income $80,045 $73,775 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.6x 4.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Manchester Services Costs Vs. Washington

Item Manchester Washington
Shampoo $1.18 $1.01
Movie $14.42 $10.72
Bowling $20.67 $13.86

Detailed Manchester Groceries Costs Vs. Washington

Item Manchester Washington
Ground Beef $5.99 $3.9
Fried Chicken $2.12 $1.4
Milk $1.99 $1.96

Detailed Manchester Health Costs Vs. Washington

Item Manchester Washington
Haircut $34.38 $17.49
Beauty Salon $47.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $3.37 $2.32

Detailed Manchester Transportation Costs Vs. Washington

Item Manchester Washington
Potatoes $2.99 $3.18
Pizza $12.1 $10.39
Beer $11.49 $9.23
Optometrist $159.86 $106.34
Doctor $136.67 $115.25
Dentist $147.5 $98.38

Detailed Manchester Utilities Costs Vs. Washington

Item Manchester Washington
Gasoline $3.57 $2.59
Tire Balancing $65.7 $48.9
All Electricity $181.53 $167.6
Phone $191.4 $163.42

Manchester SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
4

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Manchester

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Manchester
Bremerton, WA 40,631 120 0.9x
SeaTac, WA 29,019 128 1.0x
Bainbridge Island, WA 24,486 167 1.3x
Port Orchard, WA 14,062 130 1.0x
Artondale, WA 13,364 134 1.0x
Poulsbo, WA 10,602 133 1.0x
Vashon, WA 10,291 146 1.1x
Gig Harbor, WA 9,854 142 1.1x
Parkwood, WA 7,113 123 0.9x
Bangor Base, WA 6,506 134 1.0x

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