Pasco, WA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Pasco's Overall Cost Of Living
Lower Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Pasco is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Pasco, WA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Pasco has an overall cost of living index of 96 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Washington, Pasco has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than Washington's index of 116.

The standard of living in Pasco ranks as #2652 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Washington. By definition, that implies Pasco ranks as the #3754 most expensive place in the Evergreen State.

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Pasco Cost Of Living Vs. Washington

Living Expense Pasco Washington National Average
Overall 96 116 100
Services 92 108 100
Groceries 101 108 100
Health 121 119 100
Housing 89 135 100
Transportation 114 116 100
Utilities 92 89 100
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Pasco Cost of Living Vs. WA

Pasco, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Pasco Washington United States
Median Home Value $186,900 $311,700 $204,900
Median Rent $895 $1,194 $1,023
Median Income $61,662 $70,116 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.0x 4.4x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.17x 0.2x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Pasco

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Pasco
Kennewick, WA 80,204 97 1.0x
Richland, WA 55,043 102 1.1x
Walla Walla, WA 32,731 96 1.0x
Hermiston, OR 17,346 92 1.0x
Pendleton, OR 16,713 92 1.0x
Sunnyside, WA 16,442 90 0.9x
West Richland, WA 14,187 101 1.1x
Grandview, WA 11,124 90 0.9x
Umatilla, OR 7,114 88 0.9x
Finley, WA 5,984 99 1.0x

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