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B+ Mukilteo Amenities Some amenities close to this location
F Mukilteo Cost of Living Cost of living is 36% higher than Washington
15757% more expensive than the US average
11515% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Mukilteo cost of living
A- Mukilteo Crime Total crime is 35% lower than Washington
Total crime
2,24419% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 4519% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-20%Year over year crime is down
Mukilteo crime
B Mukilteo Employment Household income is 57% higher than Washington
Median household income
$98,82379% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$46,47856% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%8% lower than the US average
Mukilteo employment
C Mukilteo Housing Home value is 69% higher than Washington
Median home value
$454,300146% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$1,47956% higher than the US average
Home ownership
69%8% higher than the US average
Mukilteo real estate or Mukilteo rentals
A+ Mukilteo Schools HS graduation rate is 9% higher than Washington
High school grad. rates
94%14% higher than the US average
School test scores
70%43% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
21:129% higher than the US average
Mukilteo K-12 schools

Living in Mukilteo, WA

Mukilteo, Washington is a medium-sized city with a population of 20,994 inhabitants. In Mukilteo, there are 3,353 people per square mile, which is well above the national population density average. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (74% White). Given that fact, Mukilteo could be considered less diverse than other cities. 82% of the people in Mukilteo (over the age of 15) are married and 58% have kids under the age of eighteen. Knowing that, it’s safe to say that this area could be a great place for other families to lay down roots.

Whether you’re moving to a new city to be closer to family, friends or for a new job, living in Mukilteo could be a positive experience compared to other cities in Washington if you know where to look. The best areas in Mukilteo and in surrounding cities are easier to find when you are able to make informed decisions. Using data from amenities, employment, housing, you will see a detailed breakdown of the most important information as well as comparisons to the Washington and national averages.

The livability score in Mukilteo is 74/100 and the city is ranked in the 77th percentile of all cities across America. Based on the scores for each individual category, Mukilteo has been rewarded with high marks for amenities (B+), crime (A-), education (A+) and employment (B). There is at least one category that does not have great scores in Mukilteo. The following was graded with a concerning score: cost of living (F).

Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Mukilteo, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

Crime rates can be the deciding factor for anyone looking to relocate to a new area. Mukilteo gets top scores for their low violent crime rates of 134 crimes per 100,000 residents, which are significantly lower than the national average.

School test scores can be an important metric in deciding if the local area schools can provide a solid educational system for children. The schools in Mukilteo have a test score average of 70%, which is well above the US average.

There are many factors that go into deciding if an area is the right fit for your lifestyle. Certain “must haves” like low crime, great schools and nearby amenities are all at the top of most people's lists. But before even considering if those options are available, most people will need to know if the real estate in Mukilteo is actually affordable. Median real estate prices in Mukilteo come in at $454,300, which is 68.7% higher than the Washington average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Mukilteo, the home price to income ratio is 4.6, which is 7% 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 Mukilteo will offer some insight into determining if your home purchase will be a solid investment for years to come. In Mukilteo, the year-over-year appreciation rates were 8.4%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 9.2%.

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Compare Mukilteo, WA Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Mukilteo, WA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Northwest Everett, Everett787.83,593
Evergreen, Everett773.74,395
Reinwood Leota, Woodinville7713.81,170
East Wellington, Woodinville7613.5940
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Bayside, Everett766.53,746
Woodinville Heights, Woodinville7613.4945
North Industrial, Woodinville7512.71,105
West Wellington, Woodinville7413509

Best Cities Near Mukilteo, WA

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Medina, WA8220.43,169
Clyde Hill, WA8220.33,197
Yarrow Point, WA8119.21,149
Mercer Island, WA8024.824,467
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Woodway, WA809.21,367
Sammamish, WA802562,136
Redmond, WA7918.859,268
Bellevue, WA7921.8136,718

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Beautiful does not even begin to the idyllic community of Mukilteo, Washington. I love living in Mukilteo, Washington because of its unmatched beauty and proximity to the bustling metropolitan area of Seattle. The area boasts a strong local economy because of its close location to the burgeoning technology industry in Seattle, as well as its relation to Boeing and Paine Field.

The best areas in Mukilteo are down by the waterfront. Nestled along the shores of Puget Sound, Mukilteo is known for its scenic rocky beach, perfect for flying kites and spotting interesting sea life such as otters, crabs, and even the occasional whale sighting. The area is an ideal place to raise children because of a plethora of family-friendly activities, including the Traxx Indoor Raceway, the historic Mukilteo Lighthouse, and the Mukilteo ferry offering service to nearby Whidbey Island. I think it is especially fun to live in Mukilteo in the warmer months because of its waterside location and moderate climate.
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Source: The Mukilteo, WA data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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