Sammamish, WA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
178
Sammamish's Overall Cost Of Living
1.8x
Higher Than The National Average
190 out of 192
In Washington
6,199 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 Sammamish is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Sammamish, WA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Sammamish has an overall cost of living index of 178 which is 1.8x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Washington, Sammamish has a cost of living index that's 1.5x higher than Washington's index of 119.

The standard of living in Sammamish ranks as #6,205 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Washington. By definition, that implies Sammamish ranks as the #213 most expensive place in the Evergreen State.

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Sammamish Cost Of Living Vs. Washington

Living Expense Sammamish Washington National Average
Overall 178 119 100
Services 130 112 100
Groceries 129 110 100
Health 130 122 100
Housing 300 136 100
Transportation 139 123 100
Utilities 111 91 100
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Sammamish Cost of Living Vs. WA

Sammamish, 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.

$878,000
Median Home Value
$2,395
Median Rent
$181,464
Median Income
Statistic Sammamish Washington United States
Median Home Value $878,000 $366,800 $229,800
Median Rent $2,395 $1,337 $1,096
Median Income $181,464 $77,006 $64,994
Home Value To Income 4.8x 4.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.16x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Sammamish Services Costs Vs. Washington

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

Detailed Sammamish Groceries Costs Vs. Washington

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

Detailed Sammamish Health Costs Vs. Washington

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

Detailed Sammamish Transportation Costs Vs. Washington

Item Sammamish 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 Sammamish Utilities Costs Vs. Washington

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

Sammamish SnackAbility

10
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
7
Diversity
9
Safety
9
Amenities
9
Education
10
Commute
4

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Sammamish

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Sammamish
Bellevue, WA 146,145 174 1.0x
Kent, WA 130,038 130 0.7x
Redmond, WA 67,959 166 0.9x
Issaquah, WA 38,707 159 0.9x
Lynnwood, WA 38,538 135 0.8x
Des Moines, WA 31,983 131 0.7x
SeaTac, WA 29,102 126 0.7x
Union Hill-Novelty Hill, WA 23,114 178 1.0x
Tukwila, WA 20,265 125 0.7x
Monroe, WA 19,403 131 0.7x

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