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Overall 22%
Goods & Services 36%
Housing 3%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2019 and was released from C2ER in January, 2020; this is the most current data available.
The cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. For example, if the cost of living is 90, then it is 10% lower than average. If the cost of living is 110, then it is 10% higher than average. The breakdown for each index is as follows: goods & services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). If the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
IndexDeltaEverettWashington
Cost of living122128116
Goods & Services136136108
Groceries129129108
Health care128128119
Housing103124135
Transportation135135116
Utilities10710789

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Delta is 5% higher than the Everett average
  • The cost of living in Delta is 22% higher than the national average
  • Delta housing is 3% 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)
      Household$45,201$3,767$1,055$1,356

      Washington Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Washington6.5%10.4%

      Washington Income Tax

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

      Goods & Services

      ItemEverettNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $34.38$17.4996.6%
      Beauty Salon $47.00$38.1723.1%
      Toothpaste $3.37$2.3245.2%
      Shampoo $1.18$1.0116.6%
      Movie $14.42$10.7234.5%
      Bowling $20.67$13.8649.1%

      Groceries

      ItemEverettNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $5.99$3.9053.6%
      Fried Chicken $2.12$1.4051.9%
      Milk $1.99$1.961.4%
      Potatoes $2.99$3.186.1%
      Pizza $12.10$10.3916.4%
      Beer $11.49$9.2324.5%

      Health Care

      ItemEverettNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $159.86$106.3450.3%
      Doctor $136.67$115.2518.6%
      Dentist $147.50$98.3849.9%
      Ibuprofen $10.19$9.2610.0%
      Lipitor $478.09$466.472.5%

      Housing

      ItemEverettNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $242,200.00$184,700.0031.1%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $2,965.45$1,273.32132.9%
      Apartment Rent $1,018.00$949.007.3%

      Transportation

      ItemEverettNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $3.57$2.5937.7%
      Tire Balancing $65.70$48.9034.4%

      Utilities

      ItemEverettNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$181.53$167.608.3%
      Phone $191.40$163.4217.1%
      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.
      Silvana, WA8711414%
      Hat Island, WA4413030%
      Granite Falls, WA3,45811313%
      Canyon Creek, WA3,15311616%
      Arlington, WA18,74911818%
      Everett, WA106,58012828%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Palm Bay, FL106,57395-5%
      Highlands Ranch, CO106,59612929%
      Norwalk, CA106,36013131%
      Pearland, TX106,2381033%
      North Charleston, SC106,11395-5%
      Everett, WA106,58012828%
      Source: The Delta, Everett, WA cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.