Newcastle, WA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
168
Newcastle's Overall Cost Of Living
1.7x
Higher Than The National Average
187 out of 192
In Washington
6,103 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 Newcastle is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Newcastle, WA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Newcastle has an overall cost of living index of 168 which is 1.7x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Washington, Newcastle has a cost of living index that's 1.4x higher than Washington's index of 119.

The standard of living in Newcastle ranks as #6,107 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Washington. By definition, that implies Newcastle ranks as the #311 most expensive place in the Evergreen State.

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Newcastle Cost Of Living Vs. Washington

Living Expense Newcastle Washington National Average
Overall 168 119 100
Services 130 112 100
Groceries 127 110 100
Health 129 122 100
Housing 270 136 100
Transportation 143 123 100
Utilities 108 91 100
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Newcastle Cost of Living Vs. WA

Newcastle, 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.

$780,100
Median Home Value
$1,895
Median Rent
$155,933
Median Income
Statistic Newcastle Washington United States
Median Home Value $780,100 $366,800 $229,800
Median Rent $1,895 $1,337 $1,096
Median Income $155,933 $77,006 $64,994
Home Value To Income 5.0x 4.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.15x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Newcastle Services Costs Vs. Washington

Item Newcastle Washington
Shampoo $1.13 $1.06
Movie $14.7 $10.68
Bowling $21.8 $14.67

Detailed Newcastle Groceries Costs Vs. Washington

Item Newcastle Washington
Ground Beef $5.74 $4.22
Fried Chicken $2.15 $1.39
Milk $2.5 $2.05

Detailed Newcastle Health Costs Vs. Washington

Item Newcastle Washington
Haircut $39.33 $18.62
Beauty Salon $50.33 $39.05
Toothpaste $3.44 $2.34

Detailed Newcastle Transportation Costs Vs. Washington

Item Newcastle Washington
Potatoes $3.5 $3.29
Pizza $13.12 $10.62
Beer $10.49 $9.38
Optometrist $158.73 $108.57
Doctor $136.39 $116.17
Dentist $143.77 $99.13

Detailed Newcastle Utilities Costs Vs. Washington

Item Newcastle Washington
Gasoline $3.19 $2.22
Tire Balancing $66.49 $50.07
All Electricity $186.95 $167.67
Phone $194.23 $175.64

Newcastle SnackAbility

10
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
7
Diversity
10
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
10
Commute
5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Newcastle

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Newcastle
Bellevue, WA 146,145 174 1.0x
Kent, WA 130,038 130 0.8x
Renton, WA 101,871 137 0.8x
Auburn, WA 80,914 125 0.7x
Issaquah, WA 38,707 159 0.9x
Des Moines, WA 31,983 131 0.8x
SeaTac, WA 29,102 126 0.8x
Mercer Island, WA 25,820 216 1.3x
Bainbridge Island, WA 24,859 165 1.0x
Tukwila, WA 20,265 125 0.7x

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