College Place, WA Cost Of Living

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

What is the cost of living in College Place, WA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, College Place has an overall cost of living index of 96 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Washington, College Place has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than Washington's index of 116.

The standard of living in College Place ranks as #2652 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Washington. By definition, that implies College Place ranks as the #3754 most expensive place in the Evergreen State.

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College Place Cost Of Living Vs. Washington

Living Expense College Place Washington National Average
Overall 96 116 100
Services 92 108 100
Groceries 101 108 100
Health 121 119 100
Housing 91 135 100
Transportation 114 116 100
Utilities 92 89 100
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College Place Cost of Living Vs. WA

College Place, 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 College Place Washington United States
Median Home Value $190,000 $311,700 $204,900
Median Rent $890 $1,194 $1,023
Median Income $47,525 $70,116 $60,293
Home Value To Income 4.0x 4.4x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.2x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around College Place

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. College Place
Kennewick, WA 80,204 97 1.0x
Pasco, WA 71,858 96 1.0x
Richland, WA 55,043 102 1.1x
Walla Walla, WA 32,731 96 1.0x
Hermiston, OR 17,346 92 1.0x
Pendleton, OR 16,713 92 1.0x
Umatilla, OR 7,114 88 0.9x
Milton-Freewater, OR 7,035 88 0.9x
Finley, WA 5,984 99 1.0x

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