Cemetery Burial Plot Cost in Washington: Cheapest & Most Expensive Options (2021)

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The average burial plot cost in Washington is $5,566. This is based on an analysis of 889 cemeteries in the state. In our analysis, we’ve seen costs go as high as $15,794 and as low as $640. These costs are 55% higher than the rest of the nation.

Keep in mind that burial plot costs can and will vary depending on factors such as the type of burial plot you purchase, how many you plan to purchase, the cemetery and the market demand for burial plots within your local area or around the cemetery you’d like to purchase your plot in.

When making burial arrangements, we recommend you contact at least a few cemeteries to get a price that is right for you and your family.

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Cities with the Most Affordable Burial Plot Cost in Washington

CityAverage burial plot costDifference from State Average
Kelso, WA$640-89%
Yakima, WA$859-85%
Marysville, WA$1,500-73%
Spanaway, WA$2,060-63%
Spokane, WA$3,010-46%

Cities with the Most Expensive Burial Plot Cost in Washington

CityAverage burial plot costDifference from State Average
Bellevue, WA$15,794184%
Edmonds, WA$10,00080%
Lake City, WA$9,75075%
Mt Vernon, WA$9,00062%
Ferndale, WA$8,99462%

Average Burial Plot Cost in Washington by City

CityAverage burial plot costDifference from State Average
Bellevue, WA$15,794184%
Bremerton, WA$3,225-42%
Brier, WA$6,0158%
Edmonds, WA$10,00080%
Everett, WA$5,189-7%
Federal Way, WA$5,388-3%
Ferndale, WA$8,99462%
Gig Harbor, WA$5,383-3%
Kelso, WA$640-89%
Lake City, WA$9,75075%
Longview, WA$3,700-34%
Lynnwood, WA$5,8094%
Marysville, WA$1,500-73%
Mt Vernon, WA$9,00062%
Peshastin, WA$5,000-10%
Redmond, WA$5,8675%
Renton, WA$5,5690%
Sea Tac, WA$3,377-39%
Seattle, WA$5,247-6%
Shoreline, WA$5,8235%
Spanaway, WA$2,060-63%
Spokane, WA$3,010-46%
Tacoma, WA$3,811-32%
Tumwater, WA$8,15046%
Yakima, WA$859-85%

Saving Money on Burial Plot Cost in Washington

If you are a veteran, service member or eligible family member you may be eligible for a free burial at a national VA cemetery. There are 4 such cemeteries in Washington. Keep in mind these are not guaranteed to have any open spots. Please see below for contact information as well as burial plot availability.

VA National and State Cemeteries with Free Burial Plots in Washington

CemeteryOpen plots?AddressPhone
Fort Lawton Post CemeteryClosedTexas Way Seattle, WA 98199Phone: 425-413-9614
Fort Worden Post CemeteryCremation Only1300-1398 W St Port Townsend, WA 98368Phone: 425-413-9614
Tahoma National CemeteryOpen18600 SE 240th Street Kent, WA 98042Phone: 425-413-9614
Vancouver Barracks National CemeteryCremation Only1455 E 4th Plain Blvd. Vancouver, WA 98663Phone: 503-273-5250

State VA cemeteries have similar free burial options as well, though these come with residency requirements. Contact your local VA office to learn more.

InstitutionAddressContact
Washington State Veterans Cemetery Medical Lake21702 W Espanola RdMedical Lake, WA 99022Rudy Lopez, Cemetery Director Phone: 509-299-6280
Washington Soldiers Home1301 Orting-Kapowsin Highway Orting, WA 98360Quindola Crowley, Superintendent John Lee, Phone: 360-893-4500
Washington Veterans HomeRetsil, WA 98378Mailing Address: P.O. Box 698Al Knight, Superintendent Phone: 360-895-4700

Shopping Online for Burial Plots in Washington

If you’re on the market for a cemetery plot, you may find the listings on eBay helpful. Depending on what’s available, you stand to save money on on your burial plot costs with the right bidding strategy.

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