George 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.
IndexGeorgeWashingtonNational
Cost of living index89115100
IndexGeorgeWashingtonNational
Goods & Services index98106100
Groceries index107107100
Health care index123118100
Housing index62135100
Transportation index114116100
Utilities index8194100

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  • The cost of living in George is 23% lower than the Washington average.
  • The cost of living in George is 11% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in George is 38% lower 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$59,375$4,948$1,385$1,781
Renters$43,125$3,594$1,006$1,294

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

ItemGeorgeNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.57$16.093.2%
Beauty Salon $34.65$37.337.2%
Toothpaste $2.35$2.453.8%
Shampoo $1.31$1.0030.6%
Movie $10.21$10.280.7%
Bowling $3.33$4.9332.4%

Groceries

ItemGeorgeNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.00$3.805.1%
Fried Chicken $1.28$1.408.1%
Milk $1.89$2.015.9%
Potatoes $2.03$3.0132.7%
Pizza $8.78$9.8911.2%
Beer $10.88$8.9022.3%

Health Care

ItemGeorgeNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $145.86$102.1642.8%
Doctor $151.80$108.3640.1%
Dentist $109.67$92.5318.5%
Ibuprofen $9.81$9.285.8%
Lipitor $448.53$425.825.3%

Housing

ItemGeorgeNational avg.Difference
Home Price $110,500.00$184,700.0040.2%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $840.05$1,202.4430.1%
Apartment Rent $623.00$949.0034.4%

Transportation

ItemGeorgeNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.70$2.2420.3%
Tire Balancing $47.30$46.292.2%

Utilities

ItemGeorgeNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$123.06$165.9625.9%
Phone $25.97$28.689.4%
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.
Vantage, WA161000%
Royal City, WA1,62988-12%
Quincy, WA7,24892-8%
George, WA74289-11%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Hauser, ID74288-12%
Parkers Settlement, IN74287-13%
Westfield, IL74282-18%
Liberal, MO74275-25%
Marion, MI74281-19%
George, WA74289-11%
Source: The George, WA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.