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.
|Living Expense||Sammamish||Washington||National Average|
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.
|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|