Redmond, WA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
166
Redmond's Overall Cost Of Living
1.7x
Higher Than The National Average
186 out of 192
In Washington
6,083 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 Redmond is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Redmond, WA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Redmond has an overall cost of living index of 166 which is 1.7x higher than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Redmond ranks as #6,087 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Washington. By definition, that implies Redmond ranks as the #332 most expensive place in the Evergreen State.

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Redmond Cost Of Living Vs. Washington

Living Expense Redmond Washington National Average
Overall 166 119 100
Services 129 112 100
Groceries 129 110 100
Health 126 122 100
Housing 250 136 100
Transportation 142 123 100
Utilities 110 91 100
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Redmond Cost of Living Vs. WA

Redmond, 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.

$788,500
Median Home Value
$2,009
Median Rent
$132,770
Median Income
Statistic Redmond Washington United States
Median Home Value $788,500 $366,800 $229,800
Median Rent $2,009 $1,337 $1,096
Median Income $132,770 $77,006 $64,994
Home Value To Income 5.9x 4.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Redmond Services Costs Vs. Washington

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

Detailed Redmond Groceries Costs Vs. Washington

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

Detailed Redmond Health Costs Vs. Washington

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

Detailed Redmond Transportation Costs Vs. Washington

Item Redmond 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 Redmond Utilities Costs Vs. Washington

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

Redmond SnackAbility

9.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
7
Amenities
9.5
Education
10
Commute
7

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Redmond

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Redmond
Bellevue, WA 146,145 174 1.0x
Everett, WA 110,840 125 0.8x
Kirkland, WA 91,146 158 1.0x
Sammamish, WA 65,265 178 1.1x
Lynnwood, WA 38,538 135 0.8x
SeaTac, WA 29,102 126 0.8x
Bainbridge Island, WA 24,859 165 1.0x
Cottage Lake, WA 23,239 175 1.1x
Union Hill-Novelty Hill, WA 23,114 178 1.1x
Tukwila, WA 20,265 125 0.8x

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