Orient 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.
IndexOrientWashingtonNational
Cost of living index83116100
IndexOrientWashingtonNational
Goods & Services index98108100
Groceries index99108100
Health care index115119100
Housing index41135100
Transportation index107116100
Utilities index9989100
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  • The cost of living in Orient is 29% lower than the Washington average.
  • The cost of living in Orient is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Orient is 59% 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$10,341$862$241$310
      Renters$23,438$1,953$547$703

      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

      ItemOrientNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $18.50$17.495.8%
      Beauty Salon $32.17$38.1715.7%
      Toothpaste $2.42$2.324.3%
      Shampoo $1.03$1.011.8%
      Movie $13.74$10.7228.1%
      Bowling $16.25$13.8617.2%

      Groceries

      ItemOrientNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $3.47$3.9011.0%
      Fried Chicken $1.41$1.401.0%
      Milk $1.57$1.9620.0%
      Potatoes $2.81$3.1811.7%
      Pizza $9.99$10.393.9%
      Beer $9.46$9.232.5%

      Health Care

      ItemOrientNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $129.67$106.3421.9%
      Doctor $150.75$115.2530.8%
      Dentist $108.00$98.389.8%
      Ibuprofen $10.16$9.269.7%
      Lipitor $485.00$466.474.0%

      Housing

      ItemOrientNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $54,600.00$184,700.0070.4%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,421.30$1,273.3211.6%
      Apartment Rent $639.00$949.0032.7%

      Transportation

      ItemOrientNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.81$2.598.3%
      Tire Balancing $52.25$48.906.9%

      Utilities

      ItemOrientNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$156.86$167.606.4%
      Phone $190.17$163.4216.4%
      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.
      Danville, WA331011%
      Laurier, WA01011%
      Boyds, WA911011%
      Marcus, WA18691-9%
      Barstow, WA10412121%
      Orient, WA9583-17%

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      Lane, SD9583-17%
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      Mohawk Vista, CA9517070%
      Brandsville, MO9575-25%
      Orient, WA9583-17%
      Source: The Orient, WA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.