North Fort Lewis 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.
IndexNorth Fort LewisWashingtonNational
Cost of living index129112100
IndexNorth Fort LewisWashingtonNational
Goods & Services index112104100
Groceries index95102100
Health care index122116100
Housing index177135100
Transportation index107108100
Utilities index10983100

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  • The cost of living in North Fort Lewis is 15% higher than the Washington average.
  • The cost of living in North Fort Lewis is 29% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in North Fort Lewis is 77% 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$0$0$0$0
Renters$65,339$5,445$1,524$1,960

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

ItemNorth Fort LewisNational avg.Difference
Haircut $11.40$14.5921.9%
Beauty Salon $29.60$34.6814.6%
Toothpaste $2.73$2.4710.4%
Shampoo $1.01$1.021.2%
Movie $12.20$9.8723.6%
Bowling $4.52$4.392.9%

Groceries

ItemNorth Fort LewisNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.10$4.488.4%
Fried Chicken $1.26$1.4613.9%
Milk $2.33$2.361.1%
Potatoes $1.78$3.0641.9%
Pizza $12.00$9.2429.8%
Beer $8.31$8.633.7%

Health Care

ItemNorth Fort LewisNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $151.00$99.7851.3%
Doctor $127.67$105.0321.6%
Dentist $109.00$88.7022.9%
Ibuprofen $12.01$9.4127.6%
Lipitor $329.60$298.5010.4%

Housing

ItemNorth Fort LewisNational avg.Difference
Home Price $0.00$175,700.00100.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $946.00$1,081.0312.5%
Apartment Rent $1,627.00$920.0076.8%

Transportation

ItemNorth Fort LewisNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.24$2.097.1%
Tire Balancing $48.00$45.296.0%

Utilities

ItemNorth Fort LewisNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$135.34$170.8020.8%
Phone $42.37$28.2649.9%
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.
Ketron Island, WA01088%
North Puyallup, WA1,74697-3%
Nisqually Indian Community, WA65598-2%
Midland, WA8,5261044%
Roy, WA654100-0%
North Fort Lewis, WA3,43412929%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Washoe Valley, NV3,43411616%
St. Augusta, MN3,4341044%
Pine Island, MN3,4341022%
Pleasant Hills, MD3,43412020%
Gibson, AR3,43393-7%
North Fort Lewis, WA3,43412929%
Source: The North Fort Lewis, WA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.