Brier, WA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
149
Brier's Overall Cost Of Living
1.5x
Higher Than The National Average
172 out of 192
In Washington
5,822 out of 6,412
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Brier is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Brier, WA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Brier has an overall cost of living index of 149 which is 1.5x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Washington, Brier has a cost of living index that's 1.3x higher than Washington's index of 119.

The standard of living in Brier ranks as #5,825 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Washington. By definition, that implies Brier ranks as the #593 most expensive place in the Evergreen State.

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Brier Cost Of Living Vs. Washington

Living Expense Brier Washington National Average
Overall 149 119 100
Services 130 112 100
Groceries 129 110 100
Health 129 122 100
Housing 193 136 100
Transportation 141 123 100
Utilities 110 91 100
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Brier Cost of Living Vs. WA

Brier, 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.

$619,600
Median Home Value
$2,000
Median Rent
$124,651
Median Income
Statistic Brier Washington United States
Median Home Value $619,600 $366,800 $229,800
Median Rent $2,000 $1,337 $1,096
Median Income $124,651 $77,006 $64,994
Home Value To Income 5.0x 4.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Brier Services Costs Vs. Washington

Item Brier Washington
Shampoo $1.13 $1.06
Movie $14.7 $10.68
Bowling $21.8 $14.67

Detailed Brier Groceries Costs Vs. Washington

Item Brier Washington
Ground Beef $5.74 $4.22
Fried Chicken $2.15 $1.39
Milk $2.5 $2.05

Detailed Brier Health Costs Vs. Washington

Item Brier Washington
Haircut $39.33 $18.62
Beauty Salon $50.33 $39.05
Toothpaste $3.44 $2.34

Detailed Brier Transportation Costs Vs. Washington

Item Brier Washington
Potatoes $3.5 $3.29
Pizza $13.12 $10.62
Beer $10.49 $9.38
Optometrist $158.73 $108.57
Doctor $136.39 $116.17
Dentist $143.77 $99.13

Detailed Brier Utilities Costs Vs. Washington

Item Brier Washington
Gasoline $3.19 $2.22
Tire Balancing $66.49 $50.07
All Electricity $186.95 $167.67
Phone $194.23 $175.64

Brier SnackAbility

10
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
10
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Brier

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Brier
Everett, WA 110,840 125 0.8x
Shoreline, WA 56,835 139 0.9x
Bothell, WA 46,386 148 1.0x
Lynnwood, WA 38,538 135 0.9x
Lake Stevens, WA 33,470 131 0.9x
Bainbridge Island, WA 24,859 165 1.1x
North Lynnwood, WA 24,084 133 0.9x
Kenmore, WA 22,969 148 1.0x
Mountlake Terrace, WA 21,328 134 0.9x
Bothell West, WA 19,899 140 0.9x

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