Bellingham, WA Cost of Living

Bellingham cost of living index

IndexBellinghamWashingtonNational
Cost of living index114112100
Goods & Services index108102100
Groceries index102101100
Health care index109113100
Housing index141137100
Transportation index110104100
Utilities index7686100
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 2.1% greater than the Washington average.
  • The cost of living in Bellingham is 14.1% 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 $3.52.
  • The price of gas in Bellingham is 7.8% higher than the national average.
  • Kodiak, AK is the most expensive city for gas at $4.30 per gallon.
  • Joplin, MO is the least expensive city for gas at $2.82 per gallon.
  • Coffee
  • The price of coffee in Bellingham, WA is $5.20.
  • The price of coffee in Bellingham is 18.8% higher than the national average.
  • Honolulu, HI is the most expensive city for coffee at $7.77.
  • Anniston, AL is the least expensive city for coffee at $2.99.
  • Pizza
  • The price of pizza in Bellingham, WA is $8.00.
  • The price of pizza in Bellingham is 13.9% lower than the national average.
  • Truckee, CA is the most expensive city for pizza at $15.99.
  • Ponca City, OK is the least expensive city for pizza at $6.50.

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

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Fairhaven, Bellingham812.5
Columbia, Bellingham771.4
Puget, Bellingham761.1
Cornwall Park, Bellingham761.6
Alabama Hill, Bellingham762.5
Lettered Streets, Bellingham750.7
Sunnyland, Bellingham751.1
South Hill, Bellingham751.4
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Edgemoor, Bellingham753.4
Roosevelt, Bellingham741.8
Mount Baker, Bellingham743
Samish Hill, Bellingham742.9
Guide Meridian, Bellingham733.9
Whatcom Falls, Bellingham732.1
Merdian, Bellingham732.7
York, Bellingham730.5
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Cities near Bellingham, WA

CityScoreMiles
Lynden, WA8013.7
Sunday Lake, WA8037.3
Friday Harbor, WA7928.7
Bay View, WA7918.3
Northwest Stanwood, WA7935.4
Stanwood, WA7935.4
Anacortes, WA7917.5
Oak Harbor, WA7832.4
CityScoreMiles
Coupeville, WA7837.8
Geneva, WA783.5
Ferndale, WA778.5
Blaine, WA7720.9
Nooksack, WA7714.2
Acme, WA7712.6
Point Roberts, WA7531.1
Sedro-Woolley, WA7520.2
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