Maple Valley, WA Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Maple Valley'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 Maple Valley is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Maple Valley, WA?

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.

Maple Valley Cost Of Living Vs. Washington

Living Expense Maple Valley Washington National Average
Overall 142 116 100
Services 136 108 100
Groceries 129 108 100
Health 128 119 100
Housing 172 135 100
Transportation 135 116 100
Utilities 107 89 100
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Maple Valley, 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 Maple Valley Washington United States
Median Home Value $377,100 $311,700 $204,900
Median Rent $1,835 $1,194 $1,023
Median Income $107,299 $70,116 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.5x 4.4x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.2x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Maple Valley

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

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