According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Maple Valley has an overall cost of living index of 142 which is 1.4x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Washington, Maple Valley has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than Washington's index of 116.
The standard of living in Maple Valley ranks as #5646 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Washington. By definition, that implies Maple Valley ranks as the #760 most expensive place in the Evergreen State.
|Living Expense||Maple Valley||Washington||National Average|
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.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Maple Valley||Kent, WA||128,057||131||0.9x||Puyallup, WA||40,305||116||0.8x||SeaTac, WA||28,925||128||0.9x||Covington, WA||20,447||137||1.0x||Bonney Lake, WA||20,313||137||1.0x||Lake Tapps, WA||12,771||147||1.0x||Lake Morton-Berrydale, WA||11,295||143||1.0x||Vashon, WA||10,036||146||1.0x||Fife, WA||9,968||127||0.9x||Sumner, WA||9,898||127||0.9x|