Lake Stevens, WA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
135
Lake Stevens's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
138 out of 190
In Washington
5,436 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 Lake Stevens is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Lake Stevens, WA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Lake Stevens has an overall cost of living index of 135 which is 1.4x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Washington, Lake Stevens has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than Washington's index of 116.

The standard of living in Lake Stevens ranks as #5,440 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Washington. By definition, that implies Lake Stevens ranks as the #966 most expensive place in the Evergreen State.

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Lake Stevens Cost Of Living Vs. Washington

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

Lake Stevens, 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.

$356,900
Median Home Value
$1,671
Median Rent
$93,381
Median Income
Statistic Lake Stevens Washington United States
Median Home Value $356,900 $339,000 $217,500
Median Rent $1,671 $1,258 $1,062
Median Income $93,381 $73,775 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.8x 4.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Lake Stevens Services Costs Vs. Washington

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

Detailed Lake Stevens Groceries Costs Vs. Washington

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

Detailed Lake Stevens Health Costs Vs. Washington

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

Detailed Lake Stevens Transportation Costs Vs. Washington

Item Lake Stevens 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 Lake Stevens Utilities Costs Vs. Washington

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

Lake Stevens SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
3

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Lake Stevens

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Lake Stevens
Everett, WA 109,766 128 0.9x
Marysville, WA 68,633 119 0.9x
Lynnwood, WA 38,143 135 1.0x
North Lynnwood, WA 23,620 134 1.0x
Martha Lake, WA 21,129 142 1.1x
Arlington, WA 19,483 118 0.9x
Monroe, WA 18,865 131 1.0x
Woodinville, WA 12,383 160 1.2x
Lake Stickney, WA 10,230 138 1.0x
Snohomish, WA 9,976 133 1.0x

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