Otis Orchards-East Farms cost of living index

Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2019 and was released from C2ER in January, 2020; this is the most current data available.
The 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. The breakdown for each index is as follows: goods and services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
IndexOtis Orchards-East FarmsWashingtonNational
Cost of living100116100
IndexOtis Orchards-East FarmsWashingtonNational
Goods & Services98108100
Health care115119100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Otis Orchards-East Farms is 13% lower than the Washington average
  • The cost of living in Otis Orchards-East Farms is equal to the national average
  • Otis Orchards-East Farms housing is equal to 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)
      A good indicator of the general affordability of housing in Otis Orchards-East Farms, WA, is the percentage of monthly income that should be spent on housing expenses, otherwise known as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). Generally speaking, no more than 28 percent of your total gross income should be spent on your housing expenses and not more than 36 percent of your gross income on total expenses, including debts. In Otis Orchards-East Farms, the median monthly income is $63,836 for those who own their own homes. Under the standard rule, that income level would allow for $1,489 to be budgeted for housing expenses each month, at the most. Renters, on the other hand, earn about $0, per the median income in the area. That would allow for renters to spend up to $0 on monthly rental expenses.

      Washington Sales Tax

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      Goods & Services

      ItemOtis Orchards-East FarmsNational 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%


      ItemOtis Orchards-East FarmsNational 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

      ItemOtis Orchards-East FarmsNational 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%


      ItemOtis Orchards-East FarmsNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $180,900.00$184,700.002.1%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,421.30$1,273.3211.6%
      Apartment Rent $1,002.00$949.005.6%


      ItemOtis Orchards-East FarmsNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.81$2.598.3%
      Tire Balancing $52.25$48.906.9%


      ItemOtis Orchards-East FarmsNational 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.

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      State Line, ID131011%
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      Hauser, ID74290-10%
      Millwood, WA1,65596-4%
      Rathdrum, ID7,35797-3%
      Otis Orchards-East Farms, WA6,3991000%

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      Otis Orchards-East Farms, WA6,3991000%
      Source: The Otis Orchards-East Farms, WA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.