Barstow cost of living index

In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
IndexBarstowWashingtonNational
Cost of living index122112100
IndexBarstowWashingtonNational
Goods & Services index95104100
Groceries index92102100
Health care index114116100
Housing index190135100
Transportation index93108100
Utilities index8183100

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  • The cost of living in Barstow is 9% higher than the Washington average.
  • The cost of living in Barstow is 22% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Barstow is 90% higher than the national average.
  • Washington general sales tax is 28% higher than the national average.
  • Washington state income tax is 100% lower than the national average.

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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$59,500$4,958$1,388$1,785
Renters$0$0$0$0

Washington Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Washington6.5%9.6%

Washington Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Washington0%0%

Goods & Services

ItemBarstowNational avg.Difference
Haircut $14.60$14.590.0%
Beauty Salon $35.00$34.680.9%
Toothpaste $2.96$2.4719.7%
Shampoo $1.25$1.0222.3%
Movie $10.50$9.876.4%
Bowling $4.64$4.395.7%

Groceries

ItemBarstowNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.08$4.488.9%
Fried Chicken $1.40$1.464.4%
Milk $2.02$2.3614.3%
Potatoes $1.62$3.0647.1%
Pizza $9.37$9.241.4%
Beer $9.44$8.639.3%

Health Care

ItemBarstowNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $122.74$99.7823.0%
Doctor $136.86$105.0330.3%
Dentist $96.20$88.708.5%
Ibuprofen $10.00$9.416.2%
Lipitor $311.32$298.504.3%

Housing

ItemBarstowNational avg.Difference
Home Price $333,300.00$175,700.0089.7%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $971.74$1,081.0310.1%
Apartment Rent $0.00$920.00100.0%

Transportation

ItemBarstowNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.73$2.0917.1%
Tire Balancing $55.33$45.2922.2%

Utilities

ItemBarstowNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$141.93$170.8016.9%
Phone $22.01$28.2622.1%
Although the cost of living data is updated regularly, this cost of living information is to be used as estimates only as prices can change on an ongoing basis.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Boyds, WA8993-7%
Orient, WA7474-26%
Marcus, WA16986-14%
Kettle Falls, WA1,50787-13%
Barney's Junction, WA20111212%
Barstow, WA8112222%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Nimrod, MN8191-9%
Stonewall Gap, CO811088%
Glade, KS8172-28%
Government Camp, OR8111414%
Scottville, IL8177-23%
Barstow, WA8112222%
Source: The Barstow, WA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.