Bellingham, WA Cost of Living Index

Bellingham cost of living index

IndexBellinghamWashingtonNational
Cost of living index103101100
Goods & Services index100101100
Groceries index111103100
Health care index128113100
Housing index104101100
Transportation index106105100
Utilities index8889100
In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
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  • The cost of living in Bellingham is 2% greater than the Washington average.
  • The cost of living in Bellingham is 3.2% greater than the national average.
  • 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.

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  • Gas
  • The price of gas in Bellingham, WA is $3.76.
  • The price of gas in Bellingham is 3.7% higher than the national average.
  • Kodiak, AK is the most expensive city for gas at $4.55 per gallon.
  • Augusta, GA is the least expensive city for gas at $3.11 per gallon.
  • Coffee
  • The price of coffee in Bellingham, WA is $5.46.
  • The price of coffee in Bellingham is 11.9% higher than the national average.
  • Juneau, AK is the most expensive city for coffee at $7.29.
  • Waco, TX is the least expensive city for coffee at $2.79.
  • Pizza
  • The price of pizza in Bellingham, WA is $8.00.
  • The price of pizza in Bellingham is 11.8% lower than the national average.
  • Dothan, AL is the most expensive city for pizza at $14.79.
  • Ogden, UT is the least expensive city for pizza at $6.33.

Washington average prices compared to national average

The average prices for Bellingham, WA goods and services that are below the "0" percentile are lower compared to the national average. If the average prices are above the "0" percentile, they are higher compared to the national average.

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Neighborhoods in & around Bellingham, WA

NeighborhoodMilesNeighborhoodMiles
Downtown Business District, Bellingham0.3Cornwall Park, Bellingham1.4
York, Bellingham0.3Roosevelt, Bellingham1.5
Lettered Streets, Bellingham0.7South Hill, Bellingham1.7
Sehome, Bellingham0.7Birchwood, Bellingham2.1
Sunnyland, Bellingham0.9Alabama Hill, Bellingham2.4
Puget, Bellingham1.1Mount Baker, Bellingham2.8
Western Washington University, Bellingham1.3Samish Hill, Bellingham2.9
Columbia, Bellingham1.3South, Bellingham3.1
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Cities near Bellingham, WA

CityMilesCityMiles
Bellingham, WA0Anacortes, WA18.4
Geneva, WA3.2Peaceful Valley, WA20
Marietta-Alderwood, WA3.8Sedro-Woolley, WA20.2
Sudden Valley, WA6.5Burlington, WA20.4
Ferndale, WA8.6Blaine, WA20.5
Everson, WA12.9Clear Lake, WA22.8
Lynden, WA13.6Mount Vernon, WA23.8
Birch Bay, WA17.6Big Lake, WA27
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