Gorst 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.
IndexGorstWashingtonNational
Cost of living index137115100
IndexGorstWashingtonNational
Goods & Services index136106100
Groceries index125107100
Health care index128119100
Housing index148135100
Transportation index139117100
Utilities index12396100

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  • The cost of living in Gorst is 18% higher than the Washington average.
  • The cost of living in Gorst is 37% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Gorst is 48% 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$45,288$3,774$1,057$1,359
Renters$38,542$3,212$899$1,156

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

ItemGorstNational avg.Difference
Haircut $30.89$15.5698.5%
Beauty Salon $41.78$36.1115.7%
Toothpaste $3.08$2.4724.7%
Shampoo $1.25$0.9629.5%
Movie $12.92$10.1327.5%
Bowling $5.53$4.7416.7%

Groceries

ItemGorstNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $5.18$3.9829.9%
Fried Chicken $2.03$1.4144.3%
Milk $2.16$2.064.5%
Potatoes $2.22$2.9825.4%
Pizza $11.04$9.4716.5%
Beer $10.27$8.7916.8%

Health Care

ItemGorstNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $144.61$101.0443.1%
Doctor $120.50$107.4412.2%
Dentist $136.74$90.4251.2%
Ibuprofen $10.57$9.2813.9%
Lipitor $444.02$426.504.1%

Housing

ItemGorstNational avg.Difference
Home Price $290,700.00$175,700.0065.5%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,927.46$1,133.2370.1%
Apartment Rent $981.00$920.006.6%

Transportation

ItemGorstNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.80$1.9940.3%
Tire Balancing $61.99$45.7635.5%

Utilities

ItemGorstNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$188.83$163.8115.3%
Phone $38.33$28.3935.0%
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.
Navy Yard City, WA2,59011616%
Belfair, WA3,5081044%
Bremerton, WA38,66412323%
Grapeview, WA9991077%
Brinnon, WA76712323%
Gorst, WA38513737%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Vail, IA38576-24%
Sardis, TN38577-23%
Lafayette, OH38584-16%
Manchester, IL38579-21%
Manzanola, CO38575-25%
Gorst, WA38513737%
Source: The Gorst, WA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.