Average Rent In Wisconsin For December 2020

By Chris Kolmar | HomeSnacks | Updated: 2020-12-07
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What is the average rent in Wisconsin?

According to the most recent data from Zillow, the average rent in Wisconsin for December 2020 is $1,200. With an averge apartment size of 1,215 sqft, the average price per square foot in Wisconsin is $0.988.

Compared to the national average of $1,650, Wisconsin rent costs -27.3% less. Read our analysis of rents by state to see how Wisconsin ranks.

Here's a look at how average rents have changed over time:

Best Places To Live In Wisconsin

How Does Wisconsin Rent Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

StatisticWIUSA% Difference
Average Rent $1,200$1,650 -27.3%
Average $/sqft $0.988$1.135 -13.0%
M-o-M Change $0$0 nan%
Y-o-Y Change $0$5 -100.0%
M-o-M % Change 0.0%0.0% -
Y-o-Y % Change 0.0%0.3% -

Median Rent By Bedrooms In Wisconsin


As you would expect, the median price for rent in Wisconsin increases as the number of bedrooms in the unit increases. Studios rent the cheapest in Wisconsin clocking in at $975, while a four bedroom rental will set you back $1,300 per month.

We think the best deal comes in the form of a two bedroom for $995 per month, however, if you don't mind having roommates, the best option on a per room basis is a 4-bedroom rental for $325/room/month.

Read on to find out more or for more on Wisconsin check out:

Month Over Month Wisconsin Rent Statistics

M-o-M Increase
M-o-M Increase

Wisconsin has experienced a $0 change in rent over the past month going from $1,200 to $1,200. That change comes out to 0.0%.

For reference, the US national average rent changed $0 in the past month or 0.0%.

Here's a look at the month over month change for each month since 2010 for Wisconsin:

Year Over Year Wisconsin Rent Statistics

Y-o-Y Increase
Y-o-Y Increase

Over the past year, the average rent in Wisconsin changed $0 from $1,200 to $1,200. A change of $0 means that rents changed 0.0% in a year.

That compares to the US national change of $5 in the past year or 0.3%.

Here's a look at the year over year change by month since 2011 for Wisconsin:

The 10 Places With The Highest Rent In Wisconsin

Brookfield, WI

Population: 37,943
Median Rent: $1,600
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Pewaukee, WI

Population: 14,112
Median Rent: $1,355
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Mequon, WI
Source: Public domain

Population: 23,787
Median Rent: $1,327
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Whitefish Bay, WI
Source: Public domain

Population: 14,099
Median Rent: $1,324
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Fox Point, WI

Population: 6,706
Median Rent: $1,276
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New Berlin, WI

Population: 39,779
Median Rent: $1,208
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Verona, WI
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Population: 12,465
Median Rent: $1,193
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Cottage Grove, WI

Population: 6,795
Median Rent: $1,166
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Muskego, WI

Population: 24,731
Median Rent: $1,158
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Population: 7,298
Median Rent: $1,155
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About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

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