Port Hadlock-Irondale 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.
IndexPort Hadlock-IrondaleWashingtonNational
Cost of living index102112100
IndexPort Hadlock-IrondaleWashingtonNational
Goods & Services index106104100
Groceries index105102100
Health care index124116100
Housing index94135100
Transportation index115108100
Utilities index8983100
Here we can see a simple outline of the cost of living in Port Hadlock-Irondale, WA. As you can see, with the average cost of living in Port Hadlock-Irondale, WA being 102, that puts it 9% lower than the average of Washington and 2% higher than our nation's average. This simple outline of the cost of living index was formulated using prices of: goods and services (weighted 33%), housing prices (weighted 30%), groceries (weighted 13%), utilities (weighted 10%), transportation (weighted 9%), and health care (weighted 5%). Thus, goods/services, along with housing influences the majority of the cost of living index. The price of daily goods and services is a valuable and reliable number to be aware of when considering the general price of the city's goods. In the case of Port Hadlock-Irondale, WA, the price of goods and services are 2% higher than the average of Washington as well as 6% higher than the nation's average.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Port Hadlock-Irondale is 9% lower than the Washington average.
  • The cost of living in Port Hadlock-Irondale is 2% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Port Hadlock-Irondale is 6% 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)
If you want to find a good determining factor for the cost of living and the general affordability of housing in Port Hadlock-Irondale, WA, all you must look at is the percentage of monthly income that should be spent on housing expenses, otherwise known as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). Generally speaking, no more than 28 percent of your total gross income should be spent on your housing expenses and not more than 36 percent of your gross income on total expenses, including debts. In Port Hadlock-Irondale, WA, the median monthly income is $38,952 for those who own their own homes. Under the standard rule, that income level would allow for $909 to be budgeted for housing expenses each month, at the most. Renters, on the other hand, earn about $19,245, per the median income in the area. That would allow for renters to spend up to $449 on monthly rental expenses.

Washington Sales Tax

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Washington Income Tax

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The Washington sales tax and Washington income tax rates should definitely be considered when determining the overall cost of living in Port Hadlock-Irondale, WA. Sales taxes are taxes that are imposed onto goods and services sold. Sales taxes do vary by state and can range from no tax at all to upwards of 7%. The Washington sales tax is 6.5% and the maximum surtax is 9.6%. Income tax is the tax imposed on income by the government. The income tax rates will vary by state and will also increase or decrease depending on the corresponding tax bracket. State income tax rates can range from anywhere from no tax at all to more than 9%. The Washington income tax rates range from 0% to 0%.

Goods & Services

ItemPort Hadlock-IrondaleNational avg.Difference
Haircut $17.29$14.5918.5%
Beauty Salon $45.25$34.6830.5%
Toothpaste $2.55$2.473.1%
Shampoo $1.17$1.0214.5%
Movie $11.47$9.8716.2%
Bowling $3.62$4.3917.6%


ItemPort Hadlock-IrondaleNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.63$4.483.4%
Fried Chicken $1.59$1.468.6%
Milk $1.94$2.3617.7%
Potatoes $2.49$3.0618.7%
Pizza $10.00$9.248.2%
Beer $9.05$8.634.8%

Health Care

ItemPort Hadlock-IrondaleNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $148.13$99.7848.5%
Doctor $148.90$105.0341.8%
Dentist $111.60$88.7025.8%
Ibuprofen $10.39$9.4110.4%
Lipitor $301.93$298.501.1%


ItemPort Hadlock-IrondaleNational avg.Difference
Home Price $167,900.00$175,700.004.4%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,307.24$1,081.0320.9%
Apartment Rent $832.00$920.009.6%


ItemPort Hadlock-IrondaleNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.43$2.0916.3%
Tire Balancing $50.00$45.2910.4%


ItemPort Hadlock-IrondaleNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$129.79$170.8024.0%
Phone $29.99$28.266.1%
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.

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City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Port Gamble Tribal Community, WA8991011%
Quilcene, WA49811313%
Sequim, WA6,6511077%
Jamestown, WA36611313%
Blyn, WA3511616%
Port Hadlock-Irondale, WA3,5121022%

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Port Hadlock-Irondale, WA3,5121022%
Source: The Port Hadlock-Irondale, WA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.