Cost of Living

Cost of living in Spokane

Spokane’s cost of living is 1% below the national average. 
Metro Area Index Metro Area Grocery Items Housing Utilities Transportation Health Care Misc. Goods
Spokane, WA 99.0 97.1 95.4 91.3 108.1 114.1 100.5
Albany, NY   109.2 109.8 116.7 100.2 103.7 105.0 107.5
Boise, ID 97.9 94.9 92.7 87.3 117.1 105.4 100.4
Bozeman, MT 105.9 104.9 113.3 85.9 98.2 106.6 107.8
Chicago, IL 120.8 99.7 154.9 92.8 125.9 101.3 110.6
Denver, CO 114.3 100.5 140.5 79.3 106.4 102.6 111.9
Los Angeles, CA 146.8 115.2 233.7 108.1 126.5 107.6 110.3
Miami-Dade County, FL 116.9 109.5 150.6 100.2 103.9 98.2 103.0
Portland, OR 129.4 112.6 185.1 87.4 118.1 113.7 107.8
Orange County, CA  147.7 114.8 244.7 95.5 124.4 104.9 108.5
Seattle, WA 153.6 125.7 213.1 137.0 137.0 124.7 136.9
Tucson, AZ 96.9 103.4 82.9 102.7 103.5 99.2 102.0
Tri-Cities, WA 100.3 98.1 102.3 94.3 117.2 114.0 95.1
Yakima, WA 93.6 99.6 78.4 84.9 110.4 111.5 99.3

Source: Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) Third Quarter 2018. The Cost of Living Index (COLI) measures regional differences in the cost of consumer goods and services, excluding taxes and non-consumer expenditures, for professional and managerial households ​in the top income quintile.