Three Lakes 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.
IndexThree LakesWashingtonNational
Cost of living index131115100
IndexThree LakesWashingtonNational
Goods & Services index106106100
Groceries index113107100
Health care index125119100
Housing index186135100
Transportation index115117100
Utilities index8996100

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Three Lakes is 13% higher than the Washington average.
  • The cost of living in Three Lakes is 31% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Three Lakes is 86% 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.

Find Real Estate Listings In Three Lakes

Location
Price
Bedrooms
Bathrooms
 

New Real Estate Listings In Three Lakes

Compare Three Lakes, WA Cost of living To Other Cities

Salary Calculator

This is how much you would need to earn in
Price difference in compared to
Cost of living index
Goods & Services index
Groceries index
Health care index
Housing index
Transportation index
Utilities index

Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$100,938$8,412$2,355$3,028
Renters$47,344$3,945$1,105$1,420

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

ItemThree LakesNational avg.Difference
Haircut $16.75$15.567.6%
Beauty Salon $39.71$36.1110.0%
Toothpaste $2.60$2.475.3%
Shampoo $1.09$0.9612.6%
Movie $11.93$10.1317.8%
Bowling $4.30$4.749.2%

Groceries

ItemThree LakesNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.76$3.985.6%
Fried Chicken $2.43$1.4172.8%
Milk $1.95$2.065.5%
Potatoes $3.53$2.9818.3%
Pizza $10.21$9.477.8%
Beer $9.14$8.794.0%

Health Care

ItemThree LakesNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $139.95$101.0438.5%
Doctor $148.81$107.4438.5%
Dentist $115.96$90.4228.3%
Ibuprofen $10.70$9.2815.3%
Lipitor $427.75$426.500.3%

Housing

ItemThree LakesNational avg.Difference
Home Price $390,400.00$175,700.00122.2%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,505.16$1,133.2332.8%
Apartment Rent $945.00$920.002.7%

Transportation

ItemThree LakesNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.33$1.9916.9%
Tire Balancing $50.47$45.7610.3%

Utilities

ItemThree LakesNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$139.21$163.8115.0%
Phone $26.68$28.396.0%
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.
Verlot, WA931000%
Startup, WA7381055%
Gold Bar, WA2,3001055%
May Creek, WA7731066%
Granite Falls, WA3,41611010%
Three Lakes, WA2,69113131%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Hartford, KY2,69280-20%
Brush Prairie, WA2,69212121%
Springdale town, SC2,6931000%
Wabasha, MN2,69393-7%
Whitehall, MI2,69482-18%
Three Lakes, WA2,69113131%
Source: The Three Lakes, WA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.