Town of Snohomish has the most expensive household bills of any town in the region, study finds
Snohomish leads all towns in the region for the most expensive household bills
SNOHOMISH COUNTY — Snohomish is the 11th most expensive city in Washington for household bills, according to a June study by DoxoInsights, an analytics arm of Bellevue-based automated bill payment company Doxo.
An average Snohomish resident pays $2,765 per month on the 10 most common household bills such as utilities, insurance, car loans, and rent or mortgage, with household bills costing 31% of their income. The total for Snohomish residents is 21.4% higher than the state average of $2,277 and 38.1% higher than the national average of $2,003.
By comparison, Monroe residents pay $2,480 a month in bills, or about 34% of their income. Monroe ranked as the 23rd most expensive city among the state’s 85 cities.
Everett residents pay $2,196 a month in bills, or about 40% of their household income. Everett ranked No. 45 in Washington.
Residents of Mukilteo pay $2,687 per month, about 30% of their household income. Residents of Lake Stevens pay $2,630 a month, about 34% of their income.
Snohomish was the most expensive town in Snohomish County in the study.
The 10 most common household bills are mortgage, rent, car loan, car insurance, utilities, health insurance, life insurance, cable TV, cell phone service and home security alarm services.
Sammamish was No. 1 in the study at $3,590. The cheapest was Sequim at $1,535.
On average, Washington residents spend $2,277 per month on the 10 most common household bills, 13.7% more than the national average of $2,003, according to DoxoInsights.
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