Everett 69 Average
Everett Livability #266 ranked city in Washington#13,314 ranked city in the USARanks better than 54% of areas
A+ Everett Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Everett Cost of Living Cost of living is 9% higher than Washington
12727% more expensive than the US average
11717% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Everett cost of living
D- Everett Crime Total crime is 19% higher than Washington
Total crime
3,58753% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 2853% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-7%Year over year crime is down
Everett crime
D+ Everett Employment Household income is 19% lower than Washington
Median household income
$50,9338% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$27,5538% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
5%7% higher than the US average
Everett employment
C+ Everett Housing Home value is 10% lower than Washington
Median home value
$242,20031% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,0187% higher than the US average
Home ownership
44%31% lower than the US average
Everett real estate or Everett rentals
C+ Everett Schools HS graduation rate is 5% lower than Washington
High school grad. rates
82%1% lower than the US average
School test scores
54%13% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
20:123% higher than the US average
Everett K-12 schools
C- Everett User Ratings There are a total of 26 ratings in Everett
Overall user rating
62% 26 total ratings
User reviews rating
57% 6 total reviews
User surveys rating
66% 20 total surveys
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      Living in Everett, WA

      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%.

      Everett transportation information

      Average one way commute28min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work68.8%72.3%76.4%
      Workers who carpool13.0%10.2%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit6.5%6.2%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.9%0.9%0.6%
      Workers who walk3.8%3.6%2.8%
      Working from home5.6%5.6%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Everett, WA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).