Pacific, WA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
125
Pacific's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
100 out of 190
In Washington
5,044 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 Pacific is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Pacific, WA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Pacific has an overall cost of living index of 125 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Pacific ranks as #5,047 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Washington. By definition, that implies Pacific ranks as the #1,359 most expensive place in the Evergreen State.

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Pacific Cost Of Living Vs. Washington

Living Expense Pacific Washington National Average
Overall 125 116 100
Services 136 108 100
Groceries 129 108 100
Health 128 119 100
Housing 114 135 100
Transportation 135 116 100
Utilities 107 89 100
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Pacific Cost of Living Vs. WA

Pacific, 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.

$281,800
Median Home Value
$1,231
Median Rent
$60,565
Median Income
Statistic Pacific Washington United States
Median Home Value $281,800 $339,000 $217,500
Median Rent $1,231 $1,258 $1,062
Median Income $60,565 $73,775 $62,843
Home Value To Income 4.7x 4.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.24x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Pacific Services Costs Vs. Washington

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

Detailed Pacific Groceries Costs Vs. Washington

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

Detailed Pacific Health Costs Vs. Washington

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

Detailed Pacific Transportation Costs Vs. Washington

Item Pacific 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 Pacific Utilities Costs Vs. Washington

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

Pacific SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Pacific

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Pacific
Salem, OR 169,259 111 0.9x
Keizer, OR 38,980 113 0.9x
McMinnville, OR 34,010 112 0.9x
Forest Grove, OR 24,457 116 0.9x
Newberg, OR 23,396 116 0.9x
Dallas, OR 16,168 109 0.9x
Cornelius, OR 12,638 112 0.9x
Newport, OR 10,559 114 0.9x
Monmouth, OR 10,282 111 0.9x
Independence, OR 9,842 107 0.9x

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