Cost of Living in Federal Way, Washington

15%
higher than national avg.
37%
Housing
15%
Utilities
11%
Groceries
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Federal Way, Washington's cost of living is 15% 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 Federal Way, Washington by Expense Category

Housing, Utilities & Transportation
Federal Way's housing expenses are 37% higher than the national average and the utility prices are 15% lower than the national average. Transportation expenses like bus fares and gas prices are 16% higher than the national average.
Median Home Price
$475,423
Median Rent
$1,489 / month
Energy Bill
$142.51 / month
Phone Bill
$151.91 / month
Gas
$3.04 / gallon
Food & Grocery
Federal Way has grocery prices that are 11% higher than the national average.
Loaf of Bread
$3.71
Gallon of Milk
$2.16
Carton of Eggs
$2.01
Bunch of Bananas
$3.74
Hamburger
$4.72
Healthcare
Healthcare in Federal Way is 25% higher than the national average.
Doctor's Visit
$137.94
Dentist Visit
$118.51
Optometrist Visit
$129.26
Rx Drug
$549.49
Veterinary Visit
$53.99