Washington, DC Cost of Living

Washington cost of living index

IndexWashingtonDistrict of ColumbiaNational
Cost of living index136136100
Goods & Services index9898100
Groceries index112112100
Health care index9494100
Housing index211211100
Transportation index121121100
Utilities index9898100
In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
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  • The cost of living in Washington is equal to the District of Columbia average.
  • The cost of living in Washington is 35.9% greater than the national average.
  • 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.

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  • Gas
  • The price of gas in Washington, DC is $2.59.
  • The price of gas in Washington is 19.2% higher than the national average.
  • Kodiak, AK is the most expensive city for gas at $3.74 per gallon.
  • Colorado Springs, CO is the least expensive city for gas at $1.62 per gallon.
  • Pizza
  • The price of pizza in Washington, DC is $8.00.
  • The price of pizza in Washington is 15.5% lower than the national average.
  • Truckee, CA is the most expensive city for pizza at $15.99.
  • Kennewick, WA is the least expensive city for pizza at $6.99.

District of Columbia average prices compared to national average

The average prices for Washington, DC goods and services that are below the "0" percentile are lower compared to the national average. If the average prices are above the "0" percentile, they are higher compared to the national average.

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Neighborhoods in & around Washington, DC

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Woodmont, Arlington893.2
Riverwood, Arlington893.4
Dover Crystal, Arlington883.6
Waycroft-Woodlawn, Arlington884.8
Dominion Hills, Arlington885.9
Maywood, Arlington883.5
Arlington-East Falls, Arlington886.7
Tara-Leeway Heights, Arlington875.4
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Lyon Village, Arlington873.3
Cherrydale, Arlington873.9
Donaldson Run, Arlington874.4
Rock Spring, Arlington875.6
Gulf Branch, Arlington874.5
Arlington Ridge, Arlington874
Rivercrest, Arlington874.5
Lyon Park, Arlington873.5
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Cities near Washington, DC

CityScoreMiles
Somerset, MD895.2
Chevy Chase View, MD888.2
Chevy Chase Village, MD876.4
McLean, VA877.8
Chevy Chase Section Five, MD875.7
Garrett Park, MD869.5
Chevy Chase, MD866.4
Bethesda, MD856.2
CityScoreMiles
Brookmont, MD855.1
Mantua, VA8512.5
Chevy Chase Section Three, MD855.3
Kensington, MD858.5
Occoquan, VA8519.6
Martin's Additions, MD855.2
Fairfax Station, VA8517.2
Floris, VA8520.4
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