Kent, WA Cost of Living


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Kent cost of living score
158.1
More expensive
58.1% higher
than the US average
29.7% higher
than the Washington average
Kent, Washington gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 158.1, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 58.1% higher than the U.S. average and 29.7% lower than the average for Washington.

Kent, WA

Housing costs in Kent?
A typical home costs $594,500, which is 75.8% more expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 11.2% more expensive than the average Washington home, at $534,700. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Kent costs $2,040 per month, which is 42.7% more than the national average of $1,430 and 15.2% more than the state average of $1,730.

Can I afford Kent?
To live comfortably in Kent, Washington, a minimum annual income of $113,760 for a family, and $70,000 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Kent?
Kent, Washington offers an excellent quality of life combined with wallet friendly living possibilities; median house price falls near $413K while rent per month for a one bedroom generally range from about $1,500 - 1,900 subject to location or building type selected. Essentials such as food and utilities tend stay closely aligned with national standards yet taxes sometimes are higher among certain neighborhoods inside King County owing mainly Kent’s spot along southeast border Seattle-Tacoma metropolitan area.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesKentWashingtonUnited States
  158.1121.9100.0
  102101.1100
  88.288.8100.0
  187.2172.8100.0
  $594,500$534,700$338,100
  73.5%74.0%100.0%
  145.0113.6100.0
  151.3113.3100.0

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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Western Washington has a moderate climate with summers that do not get too hot as a rule usually the upper 70's to low 80's for a couple months then dropping back to  More

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