Hilo, Hawaii's cost of living is 46% higher than the national average. The cost of living in any area can vary based on factors such as your career, its average salary and the real estate market of that area. PayScale's Cost of Living Calculator can help you find out more about how your individual needs will factor in when beginning your research to figure out how much it would cost you to relocate.
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Cost of Living in Hilo, Hawaii by Expense Category
Housing, Utilities & Transportation
Hilo's housing expenses are 48% higher than the national average and the utility prices are 103% higher than the national average. Transportation expenses like bus fares and gas prices are 46% higher than the national average.
Median Home Price
$1,612 / month
$340.35 / month
$362.80 / month
$3.82 / gallon
Food & Grocery
Hilo has grocery prices that are 52% higher than the national average.
Loaf of Bread
Gallon of Milk
Carton of Eggs
Bunch of Bananas
Healthcare in Hilo is 19% higher than the national average.