Everett, Washington is a medium-sized city with a population of 106,580 people. With a population density of 3,205 people per square mile, Everett is well above the nation's average density level. At 75%, the majority of the Everett population is White; this is followed by 9% Asian and 4% Black.
Whether you’re relocating to a new city to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Everett could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Washington if you know where to look. Finding the best places to live in Everett and nearby areas is a much easier task when you can rely on information and data from the livability score, which includes crime, cost of living, education, employment, housing and other important metrics.
Everett has a livability score of 63/100 and is ranked #422 in Washington and #20,245 in the USA. Based on the rankings for each individual category, Everett has been rewarded with high marks for amenities (A+). The bad news for Everett, there are some categories for which it does not rank well, this includes: crime (F), cost of living (F) and education (F).
Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Everett on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops. Some of the notable things to do include: Boeing Aircraft Factory Tour Center, Imagine Children's Museum, and Flying Heritage Collection.
Everett real estate prices and overall affordability will play a huge role in determining if the area is the right fit for you. Of course there are probably some other items on your “wish list”, but even before they are considered, let’s take a look at the home prices and affordability in Everett. Median real estate prices in Everett come in at $242,200, which is 10.1% lower than the Washington average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Everett, the home price to income ratio is 4.8, which is 11.6% higher than the Washington average. For most people, purchasing a new home is the biggest investment they will make in their lifetime. Taking a look at overall real estate appreciation rates in Everett will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In Everett, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 6.9%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 13.2%.
|Average one way commute||28min||27min||26min|
|Workers who drive to work||68.8%||72.3%||76.4%|
|Workers who carpool||13.0%||10.2%||9.3%|
|Workers who take public transit||6.5%||6.2%||5.1%|
|Workers who bicycle||0.9%||0.9%||0.6%|
|Workers who walk||3.8%||3.6%||2.8%|
|Working from home||5.6%||5.6%||4.6%|