According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Baraboo has an overall cost of living index of 98 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Wisconsin, Baraboo has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Wisconsin's index of 97.
The standard of living in Baraboo ranks as #2,890 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Wisconsin. By definition, that implies Baraboo ranks as the #3,528 most expensive place in the Badger State.
|Living Expense||Baraboo||Wisconsin||National Average|
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.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Baraboo|
|Sun Prairie, WI||33,954||108||1.1x|
|Mount Horeb, WI||7,494||110||1.1x|
|Cottage Grove, WI||7,086||115||1.2x|