Packwood 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.
IndexPackwoodWashingtonNational
Cost of living index91116100
IndexPackwoodWashingtonNational
Goods & Services index102108100
Groceries index99108100
Health care index111119100
Housing index67135100
Transportation index109116100
Utilities index8589100
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  • The cost of living in Packwood is 22% lower than the Washington average.
  • The cost of living in Packwood is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Packwood is 33% 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$63,269$5,272$1,476$1,898
      Renters$0$0$0$0

      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

      ItemPackwoodNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $17.32$17.491.0%
      Beauty Salon $40.75$38.176.8%
      Toothpaste $2.65$2.3214.2%
      Shampoo $1.11$1.019.7%
      Movie $11.50$10.727.2%
      Bowling $16.00$13.8615.4%

      Groceries

      ItemPackwoodNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $3.89$3.900.3%
      Fried Chicken $1.38$1.401.1%
      Milk $1.76$1.9610.3%
      Potatoes $3.36$3.185.6%
      Pizza $10.81$10.394.0%
      Beer $9.46$9.232.5%

      Health Care

      ItemPackwoodNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $142.67$106.3434.2%
      Doctor $121.75$115.255.6%
      Dentist $114.33$98.3816.2%
      Ibuprofen $9.56$9.263.2%
      Lipitor $490.22$466.475.1%

      Housing

      ItemPackwoodNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $123,900.00$184,700.0032.9%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,133.64$1,273.3211.0%
      Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

      Transportation

      ItemPackwoodNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $3.03$2.5916.7%
      Tire Balancing $48.33$48.901.2%

      Utilities

      ItemPackwoodNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$115.84$167.6030.9%
      Phone $191.85$163.4217.4%
      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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      City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Packwood, WA33291-9%

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      Source: The Packwood, WA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.