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Our Cost of Living

This table is can give you an idea how much it will cost to live in WA, when compared to other states in the nation.  

Sources:


http://www.c2er.org/

State

Rank

Index

 Grocery

Housing

Utilities

Transportation

Heath 

Misc.

Mississippi

1

86

94.1

68.4

89.6

93.1

89.9

93.2

Indiana

2

87.9

92.4

75.8

91.1

91.6

94.9

92.9

Michigan

3

88.2

89.6

77.1

95.5

97.6

93.3

91

Arkansas

4

88.5

92.7

77.7

97.1

89.1

87.8

92.8

Oklahoma

5

88.6

93

76.7

94.9

88.1

93.6

94.1

Idaho

6

89.6

85.4

77.8

89

106.1

101.9

94.8

Tennessee

7

89.8

92.7

77.5

91.8

89.9

90

97.5

Kansas

8

90.4

93.6

77.4

97.3

92.5

97.1

96.1

Texas

9

90.7

89.5

84.5

95.4

93.7

95.2

93.4

Kentucky

10

90.8

88.9

80.5

93.4

97.4

88.7

97.3

Missouri

11

90.8

96.7

75.4

103.4

93.4

97.4

95.5

Alabama

12

91.2

97.7

74

106.1

92.9

87.5

98

Nebraska

13

91.3

96.2

85.3

87

93.8

97.8

93.7

Georgia

14

91.4

99.1

75.8

96.1

93.3

98.1

98

Iowa

15

91.7

95.3

81.4

95.4

96.7

97.8

95.2

Wyoming

16

91.7

98.8

84

98.4

101.1

99.6

89.7

Utah

17

92.8

96.2

87.4

85.2

106.9

90.2

94.2

Ohio

18

93

101

78.9

91

101.4

94.8

99.1

North Carolina

19

94.2

99.3

82

96.9

93.7

104.8

99.9

Louisiana

20

94.4

96.6

88.3

91.2

94.6

96.7

98.8

Illinois

21

95.5

96.6

90.2

95.4

103.3

100

96.6

West Virginia

22

95.7

101.1

91

87.9

96.4

91.7

99.9

New Mexico

23

95.7

105.2

92.4

90.2

99.5

100

94.7

Wisconsin

24

96.9

99.2

89.1

100.2

103.2

112.4

97.7

Arizona

25

98.1

100.8

97.2

97.8

99.9

100

97.1

North Dakota

26

98.9

104.4

96.6

84.7

98.7

112.1

101.3

Florida

27

99

102

94.8

104.1

100.4

97.4

99.5

Virginia

28

100.2

95.2

106.7

101

92.3

100.8

98.9

South Carolina

29

100.5

104.3

91.1

106.7

93.2

102.9

106.4

Montana

30

100.8

100.3

108.1

91.4

100.9

104.3

97.6

Minnesota

31

101.1

103.1

95.4

92.4

96.9

108.8

107.7

Colorado

32

102.1

100.7

112.6

84.8

98.1

105.6

100.1

Delaware

33

102.6

106.6

94.7

108.8

96.9

98.6

107.4

South Dakota

34

102.8

100.1

119.8

99.6

96.3

95.8

94

Pennsylvania

35

102.8

102.7

103.5

114.4

109.2

90.3

98.6

Nevada

36

104.5

103.6

103.1

91.3

116.4

104.9

106.4

Washington

37

107.1

107.4

107.3

95.6

116.9

118.9

106

Maine

38

112

104.1

121.9

105.3

109.4

108.1

110.4

Oregon

39

115.4

106.8

135.6

90.8

114

104.7

111.5

New Hampshire

40

119.2

117.2

118.1

128

106.4

115.2

122.4

New Jersey

41

121

104.2

149.9

109.9

106.5

99.7

114.2

Rhode Island

42

122.1

106.8

138.1

138.8

101.4

107.4

118.1

Vermont

43

122.4

108.6

149.9

121.4

116.7

104.7

110.1

Maryland

44

125

113.3

176.9

102.5

106.3

92.3

104

Connecticut

45

130.7

128.3

157

115.9

113.6

116.8

121.5

Alaska

46

131.6

137.1

140.4

141.6

129.2

146.6

118.8

Massachusetts

47

134.7

111.6

175

127.2

108.9

121.7

122.6

California

48

134.8

115.8

192.7

112.3

130.1

108.4

107.5

New York

49

135.2

110.3

198.3

102.7

114.2

101.3

114.2

District of Columbia

50

149.2

117.4

234.6

118.7

104.3

98.5

121.3

Hawaii

51

167.4

155

230.3

206.5

134.1

114.8

126.6

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