Ashland, WI Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
91
Ashland's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
45 out of 142
In Wisconsin
1,886 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Ashland is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Ashland, WI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Ashland has an overall cost of living index of 91 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Wisconsin, Ashland has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Wisconsin's index of 96.

The standard of living in Ashland ranks as #1,887 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Wisconsin. By definition, that implies Ashland ranks as the #4,520 most expensive place in the Badger State.

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Ashland Cost Of Living Vs. Wisconsin

Living Expense Ashland Wisconsin National Average
Overall 91 96 100
Services 104 98 100
Groceries 91 97 100
Health 111 113 100
Housing 62 88 100
Transportation 109 100 100
Utilities 108 97 100
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Ashland Cost of Living Vs. WI

Ashland, WI Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Wisconsin, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$107,700
Median Home Value
$669
Median Rent
$38,222
Median Income
Statistic Ashland Wisconsin United States
Median Home Value $107,700 $180,600 $217,500
Median Rent $669 $856 $1,062
Median Income $38,222 $61,747 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.8x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Ashland Services Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Ashland Wisconsin
Shampoo $0.99 $1.01
Movie $9.48 $10.72
Bowling $15.0 $13.86

Detailed Ashland Groceries Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Ashland Wisconsin
Ground Beef $3.34 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.68 $1.4
Milk $1.8 $1.96

Detailed Ashland Health Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Ashland Wisconsin
Haircut $17.63 $17.49
Beauty Salon $35.17 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.6 $2.32

Detailed Ashland Transportation Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Ashland Wisconsin
Potatoes $2.8 $3.18
Pizza $12.0 $10.39
Beer $8.05 $9.23
Optometrist $144.1 $106.34
Doctor $160.38 $115.25
Dentist $93.25 $98.38

Detailed Ashland Utilities Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Ashland Wisconsin
Gasoline $2.86 $2.59
Tire Balancing $53.5 $48.9
All Electricity $194.44 $167.6
Phone $176.73 $163.42

Ashland SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
5
Affordability
7
Diversity
6
Safety
5
Amenities
7
Education
8
Commute
10

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