Stanwood, WA Cost Of Living

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

What is the cost of living in Stanwood, WA?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Stanwood has an overall cost of living index of 119 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Washington, Stanwood has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Washington's index of 116.

The standard of living in Stanwood ranks as #4747 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Washington. By definition, that implies Stanwood ranks as the #1659 most expensive place in the Evergreen State.

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Stanwood Cost Of Living Vs. Washington

Living Expense Stanwood Washington National Average
Overall 119 116 100
Services 123 108 100
Groceries 121 108 100
Health 117 119 100
Housing 133 135 100
Transportation 103 116 100
Utilities 85 89 100
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Stanwood, 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 Stanwood Washington United States
Median Home Value $310,200 $311,700 $204,900
Median Rent $1,120 $1,194 $1,023
Median Income $61,756 $70,116 $60,293
Home Value To Income 5.0x 4.4x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.2x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Stanwood

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Stanwood
Marysville, WA 67,567 119 1.0x
Mount Vernon, WA 34,504 112 0.9x
Oak Harbor, WA 22,820 116 1.0x
Arlington, WA 19,154 118 1.0x
Sedro-Woolley, WA 11,579 110 0.9x
Burlington, WA 8,743 110 0.9x

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