Clear Lake CDP (Pierce County) 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.
IndexClear Lake CDP (Pierce County)WashingtonNational
Cost of living index117115100
IndexClear Lake CDP (Pierce County)WashingtonNational
Goods & Services index116106100
Groceries index110107100
Health care index122118100
Housing index127135100
Transportation index97116100
Utilities index11494100

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  • The cost of living in Clear Lake CDP (Pierce County) is 1% higher than the Washington average.
  • The cost of living in Clear Lake CDP (Pierce County) is 17% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Clear Lake CDP (Pierce County) is 27% 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$75,341$6,278$1,758$2,260
Renters$62,375$5,198$1,455$1,871

Washington Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Washington6.5%10.4%

Washington Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Washington0%0%

Goods & Services

ItemClear Lake CDP (Pierce County)National avg.Difference
Haircut $21.65$16.0934.6%
Beauty Salon $35.58$37.334.7%
Toothpaste $3.55$2.4545.2%
Shampoo $1.32$1.0031.7%
Movie $12.41$10.2820.7%
Bowling $4.55$4.937.8%

Groceries

ItemClear Lake CDP (Pierce County)National avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.15$3.809.1%
Fried Chicken $1.69$1.4021.3%
Milk $2.19$2.019.3%
Potatoes $2.02$3.0132.8%
Pizza $12.67$9.8928.2%
Beer $9.77$8.909.8%

Health Care

ItemClear Lake CDP (Pierce County)National avg.Difference
Optometrist $147.57$102.1644.5%
Doctor $155.37$108.3643.4%
Dentist $106.53$92.5315.1%
Ibuprofen $11.13$9.2819.9%
Lipitor $410.95$425.823.5%

Housing

ItemClear Lake CDP (Pierce County)National avg.Difference
Home Price $231,600.00$184,700.0025.4%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,176.47$1,202.442.2%
Apartment Rent $1,243.00$949.0031.0%

Transportation

ItemClear Lake CDP (Pierce County)National avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.69$2.2419.7%
Tire Balancing $23.82$46.2948.5%

Utilities

ItemClear Lake CDP (Pierce County)National avg.Difference
All Electricity$134.28$165.9619.1%
Phone $44.00$28.6853.4%
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.
Mineral, WA15711212%
Elbe, WA011212%
Alder, WA3411212%
Ashford, WA25811212%
La Grande, WA10111212%
Clear Lake CDP (Pierce County), WA94211717%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Cherry Tree, OK94277-23%
Whitney Point, NY94287-13%
New Knoxville, OH94289-11%
High Falls, NY94212222%
Saugatuck, MI94211111%
Clear Lake CDP (Pierce County), WA94211717%
Source: The Clear Lake CDP (Pierce County), WA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.