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In Washington, the cost of living is over 10 points higher than the US average. The costs mainly increase if you're in the Seattle area, though some smaller towns can cost some money. Utilities are around 9 points less than the rest of the country, but the rest of the state has more living costs than the average. For example, housing is almost 17 points more than the national average, with the median home cost around $40K more than the US average. So while Washington can be a great place to retire, you need to make sure you have the money.

COST OF LIVING Washington United States
Overall 110.7 100
Grocery 109.2 100
Housing 116.7 100
Median Home Cost $339,000 $291,700
Utilities 91.1 100
Transportation 118.3 100
Miscellaneous 110.4 100
100=National Average

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