North Puyallup 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 PuyallupWashingtonNational
Cost of living index97112100
IndexNorth PuyallupWashingtonNational
Goods & Services index112104100
Groceries index95102100
Health care index122116100
Housing index70135100
Transportation index107108100
Utilities index10983100

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  • The cost of living in North Puyallup is 13% lower than the Washington average.
  • The cost of living in North Puyallup is 3% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in North Puyallup is 30% lower 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$45,000$3,750$1,050$1,350
Renters$61,758$5,147$1,441$1,853

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 PuyallupNational 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 PuyallupNational 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 PuyallupNational 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 PuyallupNational avg.Difference
Home Price $91,900.00$175,700.0047.7%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $946.00$1,081.0312.5%
Apartment Rent $1,021.00$920.0011.0%

Transportation

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

Utilities

ItemNorth PuyallupNational 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.
Midland, WA8,5261044%
Carbonado, WA5301044%
Roy, WA654100-0%
Parkland, WA36,2631055%
Algona, WA3,0901099%
North Puyallup, WA1,74697-3%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Rome, IL1,74689-11%
Brodheadsville, PA1,74611515%
Woodlawn Beach, FL1,74698-2%
Butler, WI1,74697-3%
Seth Ward, TX1,74771-29%
North Puyallup, WA1,74697-3%
Source: The North Puyallup, WA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.