Mountlake Terrace, WA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
134
Mountlake Terrace's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
139 out of 192
In Washington
5,400 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 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 1.1x higher than Washington's index of 119.

The standard of living in Mountlake Terrace ranks as #5,403 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Washington. By definition, that implies Mountlake Terrace ranks as the #1,016 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 134 119 100
Services 127 112 100
Groceries 126 110 100
Health 128 122 100
Housing 143 136 100
Transportation 139 123 100
Utilities 111 91 100
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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.

$424,700
Median Home Value
$1,595
Median Rent
$80,738
Median Income
Statistic Mountlake Terrace Washington United States
Median Home Value $424,700 $366,800 $229,800
Median Rent $1,595 $1,337 $1,096
Median Income $80,738 $77,006 $64,994
Home Value To Income 5.3x 4.8x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.24x 0.21x 0.2x

Detailed Mountlake Terrace Services Costs Vs. Washington

Item Mountlake Terrace Washington
Shampoo $1.13 $1.06
Movie $14.7 $10.68
Bowling $21.8 $14.67

Detailed Mountlake Terrace Groceries Costs Vs. Washington

Item Mountlake Terrace Washington
Ground Beef $5.74 $4.22
Fried Chicken $2.15 $1.39
Milk $2.5 $2.05

Detailed Mountlake Terrace Health Costs Vs. Washington

Item Mountlake Terrace Washington
Haircut $39.33 $18.62
Beauty Salon $50.33 $39.05
Toothpaste $3.44 $2.34

Detailed Mountlake Terrace Transportation Costs Vs. Washington

Item Mountlake Terrace Washington
Potatoes $3.5 $3.29
Pizza $13.12 $10.62
Beer $10.49 $9.38
Optometrist $158.73 $108.57
Doctor $136.39 $116.17
Dentist $143.77 $99.13

Detailed Mountlake Terrace Utilities Costs Vs. Washington

Item Mountlake Terrace Washington
Gasoline $3.19 $2.22
Tire Balancing $66.49 $50.07
All Electricity $186.95 $167.67
Phone $194.23 $175.64

Mountlake Terrace SnackAbility

8.5
/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 110,840 125 0.9x
Shoreline, WA 56,835 139 1.0x
Edmonds, WA 42,347 148 1.1x
Lynnwood, WA 38,538 135 1.0x
Lake Stevens, WA 33,470 131 1.0x
Bainbridge Island, WA 24,859 165 1.2x
Kenmore, WA 22,969 148 1.1x
Silverdale, WA 21,858 129 1.0x
Bothell West, WA 19,899 140 1.0x
Monroe, WA 19,403 131 1.0x

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