Anacortes, WA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
127
Anacortes's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
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 Anacortes is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Anacortes, WA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Anacortes has an overall cost of living index of 127 which is 1.3x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Washington, Anacortes has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Washington's index of 116.

The standard of living in Anacortes ranks as #5135 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Washington. By definition, that implies Anacortes ranks as the #1271 most expensive place in the Evergreen State.

Anacortes Cost Of Living Vs. Washington

Living Expense Anacortes Washington National Average
Overall 127 116 100
Services 123 108 100
Groceries 121 108 100
Health 117 119 100
Housing 158 135 100
Transportation 103 116 100
Utilities 85 89 100
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Anacortes Cost of Living Vs. WA

Anacortes, 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.

$374,000
Median Home Value
$1,163
Median Rent
$67,698
Median Income
Statistic Anacortes Washington United States
Median Home Value $374,000 $311,700 $204,900
Median Rent $1,163 $1,194 $1,023
Median Income $67,698 $70,116 $60,293
Home Value To Income 5.5x 4.4x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.2x 0.2x

Anacortes SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
6
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
9
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Anacortes

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Anacortes
Bellingham, WA 87,071 120 0.9x
Mount Vernon, WA 34,504 112 0.9x
Oak Harbor, WA 22,820 116 0.9x
Sedro-Woolley, WA 11,579 110 0.9x
Burlington, WA 8,743 110 0.9x

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