The cost of living in Washington (WA) is lower than the nationwide average. The average yearly pay in Washington is $53,050.00, which is higher than the U.S. average annual salary by $3,242.00.
The consumer price index (CPI) of 220 in Washington is 1.79% lower than the U.S. city average CPI of 224.
This is calculated by averaging the information about the major
metropolitan areas of the state and not by taking the state cost
of living information directly. The factors in the calculation
include the average Washington annual salary, Washington
tax rates and the regional Washington consumer price index.