Lynden, WA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
121
Lynden's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
89 out of 192
In Washington
4,857 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 Lynden is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Lynden, WA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Lynden has an overall cost of living index of 121 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Washington, Lynden has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Washington's index of 119.

The standard of living in Lynden ranks as #4,859 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Washington. By definition, that implies Lynden ranks as the #1,560 most expensive place in the Evergreen State.

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Lynden Cost Of Living Vs. Washington

Living Expense Lynden Washington National Average
Overall 121 119 100
Services 125 112 100
Groceries 112 110 100
Health 118 122 100
Housing 139 136 100
Transportation 126 123 100
Utilities 87 91 100
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Lynden Cost of Living Vs. WA

Lynden, 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.

$362,400
Median Home Value
$1,249
Median Rent
$70,308
Median Income
Statistic Lynden Washington United States
Median Home Value $362,400 $366,800 $229,800
Median Rent $1,249 $1,337 $1,096
Median Income $70,308 $77,006 $64,994
Home Value To Income 5.2x 4.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Lynden Services Costs Vs. Washington

Item Lynden Washington
Shampoo $1.27 $1.06
Movie $12.86 $10.68
Bowling $19.1 $14.67

Detailed Lynden Groceries Costs Vs. Washington

Item Lynden Washington
Ground Beef $4.99 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.92 $1.39
Milk $2.24 $2.05

Detailed Lynden Health Costs Vs. Washington

Item Lynden Washington
Haircut $23.41 $18.62
Beauty Salon $39.23 $39.05
Toothpaste $3.06 $2.34

Detailed Lynden Transportation Costs Vs. Washington

Item Lynden Washington
Potatoes $3.69 $3.29
Pizza $12.99 $10.62
Beer $9.85 $9.38
Optometrist $166.78 $108.57
Doctor $144.56 $116.17
Dentist $113.38 $99.13

Detailed Lynden Utilities Costs Vs. Washington

Item Lynden Washington
Gasoline $2.94 $2.22
Tire Balancing $57.1 $50.07
All Electricity $120.45 $167.67
Phone $192.71 $175.64

Lynden SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
7

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Lynden

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Lynden
Bellingham, WA 90,821 123 1.0x
Mount Vernon, WA 35,502 111 0.9x
Oak Harbor, WA 23,358 116 1.0x
Anacortes, WA 17,231 128 1.1x
Ferndale, WA 14,591 119 1.0x
Sedro-Woolley, WA 11,919 111 0.9x
Birch Bay, WA 9,917 119 1.0x
Burlington, WA 9,085 110 0.9x
Sudden Valley, WA 7,407 126 1.0x
Stanwood, WA 7,228 117 1.0x

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