Mukilteo, WA

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Mukilteo, WA Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2018. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Mukilteo Housing Market Information

With 21,469 people, 8,047 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $643,267, Mukilteo house prices are not only among the most expensive in Washington, Mukilteo real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Mukilteo, accounting for 59.20% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Mukilteo include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 30.73%), row houses and other attached homes ( 6.87%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 2.27%).

Owner-occupied, three and four bedroom dwellings, primarily in single-family detached homes are the most prevalent type of housing you will see in Mukilteo. Owner-occupied housing accounts for 68.71% of Mukilteo's homes, and 59.70% have either three or four bedrooms, which is average sized relative to America.

There is a lot of housing in Mukilteo built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Mukilteo built between 2000 and later ( 20.84%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 6.57%). There's also some housing in Mukilteo built before 1939 ( 2.68%).

Mukilteo Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Mukilteo has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Mukilteo real estate appreciated 33.91% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 2.96%, putting Mukilteo in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Mukilteo definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Mukilteo that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Mukilteo real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Mukilteo appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 11.86%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 97.28% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Mukilteo. Mukilteo appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 5.12%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 22.13%.

Importantly, this makes Mukilteo one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the city's near-future real estate investment strength.

Relative to Washington, our data show that Mukilteo's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 60% of the other cities and towns in Washington.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Mukilteo differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Mukilteo - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Mukilteo real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,480,000 3.6
$1,110,001 - $1,480,000 6.5
$740,001 - $1,110,000 22.5
$592,001 - $740,000 27.8
$444,001 - $592,000 17.9
$296,001 - $444,000 12.2
$148,001 - $296,000 6.5
$74,001 - $148,000 0.4
$0 - $74,000 2.8

Very High for WA
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
4.15182481751825 8.8339222614841

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Mukilteo Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2018 Q2 - 2018 Q3
Last 12 Months:
2017 Q3 - 2018 Q3
Last 2 Years:
2016 Q3 - 2018 Q3
Last 5 Years:
2013 Q3 - 2018 Q3
Last 10 Years:
2008 Q3 - 2018 Q3
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2018 Q3
128.26% 4.50%
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$2,721 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 68.71
Renters 31.29
Vacant 7.74

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 20.8
1970 - 1999 69.9
1940 - 1969 6.6
1939 or Older 2.7

Types of Homes

Single-Family 59.2
Townhomes 6.9
Small Apt. Buildings 2.3
Apt. Complexes 30.7
Mobile Homes 0.9
Other 0.0

Home Size

No Bedroom 2.49
1 Bedroom 9.06
2 Bedrooms 22.82
3 Bedrooms 35.37
4 Bedrooms 24.33
5 or more bedrooms 5.94