Baraboo, WI Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
98
Baraboo's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
89 out of 143
In Wisconsin
2,890 out of 6,412
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Baraboo is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Baraboo, WI?

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.

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Baraboo Cost Of Living Vs. Wisconsin

Living Expense Baraboo Wisconsin National Average
Overall 98 97 100
Services 105 97 100
Groceries 107 100 100
Health 122 111 100
Housing 75 87 100
Transportation 105 95 100
Utilities 101 98 100
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Baraboo Cost of Living Vs. WI

Baraboo, 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.

$153,700
Median Home Value
$799
Median Rent
$52,925
Median Income
Statistic Baraboo Wisconsin United States
Median Home Value $153,700 $189,200 $229,800
Median Rent $799 $872 $1,096
Median Income $52,925 $63,293 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.9x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Baraboo Services Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Baraboo Wisconsin
Shampoo $1.17 $1.06
Movie $10.98 $10.68
Bowling $22.33 $14.67

Detailed Baraboo Groceries Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Baraboo Wisconsin
Ground Beef $4.41 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.61 $1.39
Milk $2.26 $2.05

Detailed Baraboo Health Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Baraboo Wisconsin
Haircut $18.66 $18.62
Beauty Salon $48.44 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.36 $2.34

Detailed Baraboo Transportation Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Baraboo Wisconsin
Potatoes $2.55 $3.29
Pizza $10.49 $10.62
Beer $8.27 $9.38
Optometrist $57.0 $108.57
Doctor $201.33 $116.17
Dentist $113.22 $99.13

Detailed Baraboo Utilities Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Baraboo Wisconsin
Gasoline $2.18 $2.22
Tire Balancing $56.17 $50.07
All Electricity $169.31 $167.67
Phone $179.44 $175.64

Baraboo SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Baraboo

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Baraboo
Sun Prairie, WI 33,954 108 1.1x
Middleton, WI 19,764 118 1.2x
Waunakee, WI 13,903 119 1.2x
Verona, WI 13,215 116 1.2x
Stoughton, WI 13,146 101 1.0x
Oregon, WI 10,513 110 1.1x
DeForest, WI 10,473 104 1.1x
McFarland, WI 8,845 109 1.1x
Mount Horeb, WI 7,494 110 1.1x
Cottage Grove, WI 7,086 115 1.2x

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