Milton, WA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
128
Milton's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
113 out of 190
In Washington
5,176 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 Milton is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Milton, WA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Milton has an overall cost of living index of 128 which is 1.3x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Washington, Milton has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Washington's index of 116.

The standard of living in Milton ranks as #5,180 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Washington. By definition, that implies Milton ranks as the #1,227 most expensive place in the Evergreen State.

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Milton Cost Of Living Vs. Washington

Living Expense Milton Washington National Average
Overall 128 116 100
Services 136 108 100
Groceries 129 108 100
Health 128 119 100
Housing 125 135 100
Transportation 135 116 100
Utilities 107 89 100
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Milton Cost of Living Vs. WA

Milton, 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.

$303,900
Median Home Value
$1,320
Median Rent
$74,394
Median Income
Statistic Milton Washington United States
Median Home Value $303,900 $339,000 $217,500
Median Rent $1,320 $1,258 $1,062
Median Income $74,394 $73,775 $62,843
Home Value To Income 4.1x 4.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Milton Services Costs Vs. Washington

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

Detailed Milton Groceries Costs Vs. Washington

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

Detailed Milton Health Costs Vs. Washington

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

Detailed Milton Transportation Costs Vs. Washington

Item Milton 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 Milton Utilities Costs Vs. Washington

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

Milton SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
5
Diversity
8
Safety
5
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Milton

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Milton
Tacoma, WA 212,869 110 0.9x
Federal Way, WA 96,526 131 1.0x
Lakewood, WA 60,111 110 0.9x
Puyallup, WA 40,991 116 0.9x
Parkland, WA 37,303 105 0.8x
Lakeland South, WA 13,434 135 1.1x
Edgewood, WA 11,264 138 1.1x
Fife, WA 10,096 127 1.0x
Sumner, WA 10,053 127 1.0x
Midland, WA 10,005 104 0.8x

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