Mountlake Terrace, WA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
134
Mountlake Terrace's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
134 out of 190
In Washington
5,406 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 Mountlake Terrace is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Mountlake Terrace, WA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Mountlake Terrace has an overall cost of living index of 134 which is 1.3x higher than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Mountlake Terrace ranks as #5,410 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Washington. By definition, that implies Mountlake Terrace ranks as the #996 most expensive place in the Evergreen State.

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Mountlake Terrace Cost Of Living Vs. Washington

Living Expense Mountlake Terrace Washington National Average
Overall 134 116 100
Services 136 108 100
Groceries 129 108 100
Health 128 119 100
Housing 143 135 100
Transportation 135 116 100
Utilities 107 89 100
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Mountlake Terrace Cost of Living Vs. WA

Mountlake Terrace, 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.

$392,600
Median Home Value
$1,464
Median Rent
$72,955
Median Income
Statistic Mountlake Terrace Washington United States
Median Home Value $392,600 $339,000 $217,500
Median Rent $1,464 $1,258 $1,062
Median Income $72,955 $73,775 $62,843
Home Value To Income 5.4x 4.6x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.24x 0.2x 0.2x

Detailed Mountlake Terrace Services Costs Vs. Washington

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

Detailed Mountlake Terrace Groceries Costs Vs. Washington

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

Detailed Mountlake Terrace Health Costs Vs. Washington

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

Detailed Mountlake Terrace Transportation Costs Vs. Washington

Item Mountlake Terrace 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 Mountlake Terrace Utilities Costs Vs. Washington

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

Mountlake Terrace SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
9
Safety
6
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
4

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Mountlake Terrace

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Mountlake Terrace
Everett, WA 109,766 128 1.0x
Shoreline, WA 56,267 142 1.1x
Edmonds, WA 42,040 149 1.1x
Lynnwood, WA 38,143 135 1.0x
Lake Stevens, WA 32,487 135 1.0x
Bainbridge Island, WA 24,486 167 1.2x
Kenmore, WA 22,724 151 1.1x
Silverdale, WA 21,677 133 1.0x
Bothell West, WA 21,115 144 1.1x
Monroe, WA 18,865 131 1.0x

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