Maple Heights-Lake Desire cost of living index

In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
IndexMaple Heights-Lake DesireWashingtonNational
Cost of living index138112100
IndexMaple Heights-Lake DesireWashingtonNational
Goods & Services index114104100
Groceries index120102100
Health care index119116100
Housing index194135100
Transportation index119108100
Utilities index9983100

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  • The cost of living in Maple Heights-Lake Desire is 24% higher than the Washington average.
  • The cost of living in Maple Heights-Lake Desire is 38% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Maple Heights-Lake Desire is 94% higher than the national average.
  • Washington general sales tax is 28% higher than the national average.
  • Washington state income tax is 100% lower than the national average.

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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$115,536$9,628$2,696$3,466
Renters$27,321$2,277$637$820

Washington Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Washington6.5%9.6%

Washington Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Washington0%0%

Goods & Services

ItemMaple Heights-Lake DesireNational avg.Difference
Haircut $19.00$14.5930.2%
Beauty Salon $55.00$34.6858.6%
Toothpaste $3.63$2.4746.8%
Shampoo $0.99$1.023.1%
Movie $11.33$9.8714.8%
Bowling $7.00$4.3959.4%

Groceries

ItemMaple Heights-Lake DesireNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.89$4.4813.1%
Fried Chicken $1.99$1.4635.9%
Milk $1.99$2.3615.6%
Potatoes $2.49$3.0618.7%
Pizza $8.91$9.243.6%
Beer $9.39$8.638.8%

Health Care

ItemMaple Heights-Lake DesireNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $135.00$99.7835.3%
Doctor $110.00$105.034.7%
Dentist $125.00$88.7040.9%
Ibuprofen $10.09$9.417.2%
Lipitor $299.00$298.500.2%

Housing

ItemMaple Heights-Lake DesireNational avg.Difference
Home Price $393,600.00$175,700.00124.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,863.61$1,081.0372.4%
Apartment Rent $1,136.00$920.0023.5%

Transportation

ItemMaple Heights-Lake DesireNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.52$2.0920.5%
Tire Balancing $51.80$45.2914.4%

Utilities

ItemMaple Heights-Lake DesireNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$178.75$170.804.7%
Phone $25.95$28.268.2%
Although the cost of living data is updated regularly, this cost of living information is to be used as estimates only as prices can change on an ongoing basis.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Algona, WA3,0901099%
Pacific, WA6,84511111%
SeaTac, WA27,60611616%
Sumner, WA9,54811212%
White Center, WA14,22811717%
Maple Heights-Lake Desire, WA3,28213838%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Robins, IA3,2821044%
Manila, AR3,28378-22%
Hidden Meadows, CA3,28314848%
Annandale, MN3,28198-2%
Emerald Lakes, PA3,2831088%
Maple Heights-Lake Desire, WA3,28213838%
Source: The Maple Heights-Lake Desire, WA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.