Sunnyside, WA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Sunnyside'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 Sunnyside is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Sunnyside, WA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Sunnyside has an overall cost of living index of 90 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Sunnyside ranks as #1706 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Washington. By definition, that implies Sunnyside ranks as the #4700 most expensive place in the Evergreen State.

Sunnyside Cost Of Living Vs. Washington

Living Expense Sunnyside Washington National Average
Overall 90 116 100
Services 102 108 100
Groceries 99 108 100
Health 111 119 100
Housing 66 135 100
Transportation 109 116 100
Utilities 85 89 100
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Sunnyside, 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 Sunnyside Washington United States
Median Home Value $129,400 $311,700 $204,900
Median Rent $701 $1,194 $1,023
Median Income $39,903 $70,116 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.2x 4.4x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.2x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Sunnyside

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Sunnyside
Yakima, WA 93,416 96 1.1x
Kennewick, WA 80,204 97 1.1x
Pasco, WA 71,858 96 1.1x
Richland, WA 55,043 102 1.1x
Hermiston, OR 17,346 92 1.0x
Grandview, WA 11,124 90 1.0x
Toppenish, WA 8,906 90 1.0x
Selah, WA 7,766 102 1.1x
Union Gap, WA 6,142 89 1.0x
Prosser, WA 6,076 93 1.0x

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