Friday Harbor 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.
IndexFriday HarborWashingtonNational
Cost of living index126112100
IndexFriday HarborWashingtonNational
Goods & Services index113104100
Groceries index111102100
Health care index114116100
Housing index171137100
Transportation index118108100
Utilities index6883100

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Friday Harbor is 12% higher than the Washington average.
  • The cost of living in Friday Harbor is 26% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Friday Harbor is 71% 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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Compare Friday Harbor, WA Cost of living To Other Cities

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

ItemFriday HarborNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.66$14.597.3%
Beauty Salon $27.50$34.6820.7%
Toothpaste $3.11$2.4725.7%
Shampoo $1.05$1.022.7%
Movie $11.50$9.8716.5%
Bowling $4.15$4.395.5%

Groceries

ItemFriday HarborNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.26$4.484.8%
Fried Chicken $1.69$1.4615.4%
Milk $1.92$2.3618.5%
Potatoes $1.91$3.0637.6%
Pizza $10.00$9.248.2%
Beer $9.05$8.634.8%

Health Care

ItemFriday HarborNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $159.00$99.7859.4%
Doctor $121.00$105.0315.2%
Dentist $107.00$88.7020.6%
Ibuprofen $9.76$9.413.7%
Lipitor $281.22$298.505.8%

Housing

ItemFriday HarborNational avg.Difference
Home Price $360,900.00$181,400.0099.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,507.36$1,081.0339.4%
Apartment Rent $935.00$889.005.2%

Transportation

ItemFriday HarborNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.42$2.0915.7%
Tire Balancing $56.49$45.2924.7%

Utilities

ItemFriday HarborNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$117.36$170.8031.3%
Phone $18.89$28.2633.1%
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.
Friday Harbor, WA2,32712626%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Gurdon, AR2,32881-19%
Arlington, MN2,32889-11%
Coats, NC2,32588-12%
Brewster, NY2,32913434%
Buchanan, NY2,32514343%
Friday Harbor, WA2,32712626%
Source: The Friday Harbor, WA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.