Whidbey Island Station 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.
IndexWhidbey Island StationWashingtonNational
Cost of living index111115100
IndexWhidbey Island StationWashingtonNational
Goods & Services index116106100
Groceries index116107100
Health care index120119100
Housing index107135100
Transportation index115117100
Utilities index9196100

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  • The cost of living in Whidbey Island Station is 4% lower than the Washington average.
  • The cost of living in Whidbey Island Station is 11% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Whidbey Island Station is 7% 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$40,185$3,349$938$1,206

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

ItemWhidbey Island StationNational avg.Difference
Haircut $19.97$15.5628.3%
Beauty Salon $37.11$36.112.8%
Toothpaste $3.38$2.4736.8%
Shampoo $1.36$0.9640.6%
Movie $10.59$10.134.6%
Bowling $8.67$4.7483.0%

Groceries

ItemWhidbey Island StationNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.48$3.9812.5%
Fried Chicken $2.12$1.4150.7%
Milk $2.28$2.0610.6%
Potatoes $1.98$2.9833.7%
Pizza $12.19$9.4728.7%
Beer $9.49$8.798.0%

Health Care

ItemWhidbey Island StationNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $157.05$101.0455.4%
Doctor $132.11$107.4423.0%
Dentist $110.39$90.4222.1%
Ibuprofen $10.78$9.2816.1%
Lipitor $426.92$426.500.1%

Housing

ItemWhidbey Island StationNational avg.Difference
Home Price $0.00$175,700.00100.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,313.13$1,133.2315.9%
Apartment Rent $980.00$920.006.5%

Transportation

ItemWhidbey Island StationNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.40$1.9920.3%
Tire Balancing $46.48$45.761.6%

Utilities

ItemWhidbey Island StationNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$151.32$163.817.6%
Phone $25.32$28.3910.8%
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.
Conway, WA1211212%
Northwest Stanwood, WA2111212%
Burlington, WA8,46611212%
Oak Harbor, WA22,22011616%
La Conner, WA78311919%
Whidbey Island Station, WA1,88211111%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
East Palatka, FL1,88389-11%
McArthur, OH1,88383-17%
Queen City, TX1,88384-16%
Logansport, LA1,88079-21%
North Belle Vernon, PA1,88083-17%
Whidbey Island Station, WA1,88211111%
Source: The Whidbey Island Station, WA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.