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Places With The Lowest Cost Of Living In Washington 2018

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  • Connell, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,414
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  • Grandview, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,098
  • I have lived in this city since I was born. Grandview is a favorite city to reside and raise a family. Presence of work gives me allows me to have enough money to care for my family. It is pleasing to
63
  • Union Gap, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,125
57
  • Wapato, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,062
63
  • Clarkston, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,314
52
  • Toppenish, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,977
68
  • Sunnyside, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,217
  • Sunnyside, WA is a small agricultural-based town located outside of Yakima. There are around 16,000 people living here and most people who are employed either work in the fields, one of the wineries, or
74
  • Prosser, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,860
63
  • Hoquiam, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,434
57
  • Quincy, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,248
64
  • Airway Heights, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,523
65
  • Ephrata, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,980
65
  • Spokane, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 212,078
  • Spokane has a lot of this to work on. Their is no housing code embactment department to uohoald building code enforcement and people live in houses that give them cancer. Homes here are rotting with
69
  • Pasco, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 68,567
  • Making up the area referred to as the Tri-Cities in Washington state, Pasco has had a bad rap over the years. With a diverse culture it incorporates a lot of ethnicity into the community and often these
68
  • West Clarkston-Highland, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,706
69
  • Walla Walla, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 31,952
  • I traveled there with family and apart from the Vineyards, I can say clearly that this is NO place to raise a family or work. It is isolated and has very few resources. The Veterans Administration
67
  • College Place, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,996
67
  • Othello, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,726
74
  • Kennewick, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 77,975
  • If you are looking for the tallest tower in tri cities you might as well go to the trios southbridge in Kennewick it ks
65
  • Aberdeen, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,335
  • I live in Aberdeen and it is one of the worst places to live in Grays Harbor. Don't come here, it's extremely boring and
62
  • Yakima, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 93,338
  • Recently bought this trailer, 78 inch version and ran into a few problems, but the biggest complaint is that lack of service or care by Yakima. Here is what I ran into...1) Counter sunk holes for
63
  • Moses Lake, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 21,846
  • Located at the center of our great state of Washington, Moses Lake is one of those little hidden gems you run across when you veer off of the beaten path. Known to many, but experienced by few, taking
69
  • Spokane Valley, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 93,322
  • Spokane Valley, WA is only eleven years old. I was working in an office near the Idaho and Washington line in what is now Spokane Valley when the controversial vote for incorporation happened. This city
75
  • Town and Country, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,048
65
  • Cheney, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,479
  • Cheney is an idyllic college town in Eastern Washington known for its strong community spirit and a bevy of outdoor recreational activities. I love living in Cheney because of its fun atmosphere and ties
60
  • Finley, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,872
55
  • Kelso, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,871
  • Kelso, Washington is one of those interesting little towns along the freeway. You know, the town in which you stop on road trips to stretch your legs, have a good meal, see the sights. And when you live
68
  • Otis Orchards-East Farms, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,399
66
  • Mead, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,044
63
  • Centralia, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,729
  • Centralia is a small town located about 25 miles south of Washington's Capitol City, Olympia. Living in Centralia is significantly cheaper than living further north in the State's more populated cities.
76
  • West Richland, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,407
  • If you are looking to relocate to south central Washington State, then I highly recommend considering living in West Richland, Washington. West Richland is considered a rural town, but there is so much
79
  • Richland, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 53,227
  • Lived there for one year and could not wait get out. Weather too hot in summer and too cold in winter. Fricking windy that shakes your house. Nuclear plants close by. Yes here they built Hiroshima bomb.
61
  • Shelton, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,832
72
  • Country Homes, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,745
69
  • Terrace Heights, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,460
74
  • Ellensburg, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,957
  • As a college student, I loved living in Ellensburg, Washington. This fun university town is ideal for young adults and people starting families. Located just east of the magnificent Cascade Mountain
63
  • Chehalis, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,340
79
  • Selah, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,599
77
  • Pullman, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 32,176
70
  • Wenatchee, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 33,257
  • I grew up in the Seattle area, so I am one of those "westsiders" who has found life to the east of the Cascades to be much better. Wenatchee is the right fit for me and for anyone who wants a
64
  • Longview, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 36,720
  • If you like boring cities, the Longview is the place to be. Aside from the fact that it rains constantly, and that in the summer it is either way too hot and dry or way too hot and humid. The housing
60
  • Ocean Shores, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,673
  • Ocean Shores is a great place to live as an Adult, kids in town have little to nothing to do unless it's vacation time. Works hard to come by in town .. Or in Grays Harbor. But if you don't mind a
74
  • East Wenatchee, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,589
  • Outdoor enthusiasts will surely appreciate the natural beauty and opportunities in East Wenatchee, Washington. I love living in East Wenatchee because of the plentiful chances to get outside and enjoy
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  • Clarkston Heights-Vineland, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,531
66
  • Port Angeles, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 19,420
  • You'll be followed or stared at if you're just walking to a store. If you're walking along the trail that hugs the coast homeless people will accost you for money. It's a hick town, people drive by and
68
  • West Side Highway, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,735
71
  • Tanglewilde, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,326
68
  • Midland, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,730
64
  • Sedro-Woolley, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,225
  • Mildly warm Summer temperatures in the Summer, and mildly cold temperatures in the Winter, Sedro-Woolley has what I consider to be a balanced climate. This small town is located in Washington State's,
63
  • Burlington, WA
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,572

Finding an affordable place to live in Washington is not always an easy task. While housing prices continue to rebound and general goods and services continue to rise, it feels like affordable living could be a thing of the past. Luckily, there are still some cities in Washington that qualify as affordable. Using science and data, AreaVibes has compiled a list of the most affordable places to live in Washington. These cities have the lowest cost of living in all of Washington.

Listed above are the most affordable places to live in Washington with a population of more than 5,000 people. To calculate the most affordable cities in Washington, the cost of living index for each city was calculated, then compared to the national average of 100. The cost of living index takes into account the following categories: goods and services, groceries, health care, housing, transportation and utilities.

To customize your list of affordable places to live in Washington, you can adjust the filters to meet your needs. This will allow you to select the city size (population) as well as what other categories (amenities, crime, education, employment, housing and weather) might be important to you. Finally, you are also able to select your home or rental price range to ensure that the cities on your list fit your budget.