Mill Creek, WA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Mill Creek's Overall Cost Of Living
Higher Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Mill Creek is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Mill Creek, WA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Mill Creek has an overall cost of living index of 152 which is 1.5x higher than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Mill Creek ranks as #5882 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Washington. By definition, that implies Mill Creek ranks as the #525 most expensive place in the Evergreen State.

Mill Creek Cost Of Living Vs. Washington

Living Expense Mill Creek Washington National Average
Overall 152 116 100
Services 136 108 100
Groceries 129 108 100
Health 128 119 100
Housing 202 135 100
Transportation 135 116 100
Utilities 107 89 100
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Mill Creek, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Mill Creek Washington United States
Median Home Value $486,600 $311,700 $204,900
Median Rent $1,712 $1,194 $1,023
Median Income $101,239 $70,116 $60,293
Home Value To Income 4.8x 4.4x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.2x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Mill Creek

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Mill Creek
Seattle, WA 708,823 158 1.0x
Everett, WA 108,941 128 0.8x
Lynnwood, WA 37,671 135 0.9x
Lake Stevens, WA 31,778 135 0.9x
Silver Firs, WA 22,052 150 1.0x
Eastmont, WA 21,686 144 0.9x
North Lynnwood, WA 21,608 134 0.9x
Mill Creek East, WA 21,523 150 1.0x
Bothell West, WA 20,307 144 0.9x
Martha Lake, WA 19,954 142 0.9x

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