Bothell, WA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
147
Bothell's Overall Cost Of Living
1.5x
Higher Than The National Average
162 out of 190
In Washington
5,772 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Bothell is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Bothell, WA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Bothell has an overall cost of living index of 147 which is 1.5x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Washington, Bothell has a cost of living index that's 1.3x higher than Washington's index of 116.

The standard of living in Bothell ranks as #5,776 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Washington. By definition, that implies Bothell ranks as the #630 most expensive place in the Evergreen State.

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Bothell Cost Of Living Vs. Washington

Living Expense Bothell Washington National Average
Overall 147 116 100
Services 136 108 100
Groceries 129 108 100
Health 128 119 100
Housing 187 135 100
Transportation 135 116 100
Utilities 107 89 100
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Bothell Cost of Living Vs. WA

Bothell, WA Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Washington, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$530,300
Median Home Value
$1,719
Median Rent
$99,965
Median Income
Statistic Bothell Washington United States
Median Home Value $530,300 $339,000 $217,500
Median Rent $1,719 $1,258 $1,062
Median Income $99,965 $73,775 $62,843
Home Value To Income 5.3x 4.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Bothell Services Costs Vs. Washington

Item Bothell Washington
Shampoo $1.18 $1.01
Movie $14.42 $10.72
Bowling $20.67 $13.86

Detailed Bothell Groceries Costs Vs. Washington

Item Bothell Washington
Ground Beef $5.99 $3.9
Fried Chicken $2.12 $1.4
Milk $1.99 $1.96

Detailed Bothell Health Costs Vs. Washington

Item Bothell Washington
Haircut $34.38 $17.49
Beauty Salon $47.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $3.37 $2.32

Detailed Bothell Transportation Costs Vs. Washington

Item Bothell Washington
Potatoes $2.99 $3.18
Pizza $12.1 $10.39
Beer $11.49 $9.23
Optometrist $159.86 $106.34
Doctor $136.67 $115.25
Dentist $147.5 $98.38

Detailed Bothell Utilities Costs Vs. Washington

Item Bothell Washington
Gasoline $3.57 $2.59
Tire Balancing $65.7 $48.9
All Electricity $181.53 $167.6
Phone $191.4 $163.42

Bothell SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
4

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Bothell

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Bothell
Everett, WA 109,766 128 0.9x
Lynnwood, WA 38,143 135 0.9x
Lake Stevens, WA 32,487 135 0.9x
Bainbridge Island, WA 24,486 167 1.1x
Mill Creek East, WA 24,291 150 1.0x
North Lynnwood, WA 23,620 134 0.9x
Kenmore, WA 22,724 151 1.0x
Mountlake Terrace, WA 21,210 134 0.9x
Bothell West, WA 21,115 144 1.0x
Monroe, WA 18,865 131 0.9x

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