Washougal, WA Cost Of Living

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

What is the cost of living in Washougal, WA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Washougal has an overall cost of living index of 118 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Washington, Washougal has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Washington's index of 116.

The standard of living in Washougal ranks as #4691 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Washington. By definition, that implies Washougal ranks as the #1716 most expensive place in the Evergreen State.

Washougal Cost Of Living Vs. Washington

Living Expense Washougal Washington National Average
Overall 118 116 100
Services 123 108 100
Groceries 115 108 100
Health 115 119 100
Housing 123 135 100
Transportation 126 116 100
Utilities 87 89 100
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Washougal, 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 Washougal Washington United States
Median Home Value $295,600 $311,700 $204,900
Median Rent $1,108 $1,194 $1,023
Median Income $87,283 $70,116 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.4x 4.4x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.15x 0.2x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Washougal

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Washougal
Vancouver, WA 178,413 115 1.0x
Gresham, OR 110,770 116 1.0x
Orchards, WA 23,020 114 1.0x
Camas, WA 22,615 131 1.1x
Hazel Dell, WA 21,066 115 1.0x
Battle Ground, WA 19,932 116 1.0x
Five Corners, WA 18,559 116 1.0x
Troutdale, OR 16,559 118 1.0x
Oatfield, OR 13,531 126 1.1x
Damascus, OR 10,909 134 1.1x

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