Cost of living in Berlin research summary. The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in the United States. A cost of living index above 100 means Berlin is expensive. An index value below 100 means the city is a relatively cheap place to live.
On a city-by-city basis in Wisconsin, home prices and rent have the biggest impact on the cost of living. Here are the key takeaways based on Saturday Night Science:
The cost of living index in Berlin is 89, with 100 being the average.
The cost of living index in Berlin is 0.9x lower than the national average.
Berlin ranks as the #26 cheapest in Wisconsin out of 143.
Berlin ranks as the #1,460 cheapest out of 6,412 in the US.
The median home value in Berlin is $110,300.
The median income in Berlin is $57,556.
According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Berlin has an overall cost of living index of 89, which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to Wisconsin, Berlin has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Wisconsin's index of 95.
The standard of living in Berlin ranks as #26 most affordable out of the 143 places we measured in Wisconsin. By definition, that implies Berlin ranks as the #117 most expensive place in the Badger State.
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Six factors go into calculating the cost of living index in Berlin. Here is how it fairs on each of the criteria:
The Services index in Berlin is 99.
The Groceries index in Berlin is 104.
The Health index in Berlin is 111.
The Housing index in Berlin is 62.
The Transportation index in Berlin is 101.
The Utilities index in Berlin is 101.
|Living Expense||Berlin||Wisconsin||National Average|
Housing swings affordability the most between places in Wisconsin, so we broke down housing costs into more detail. Home and income data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2017-2021. The key points are:
The Median Home Value in Berlin is $110,300.
The Median Rent in Berlin is $781.
The Median Income in Berlin is $57,556.
The Home Value To Income in Berlin is 1.9x.
The Rent To Monthly Income in Berlin is 0.16x.
|Median Home Value||$110,300||$200,400||$244,900|
|Home Value To Income||1.9x||3.0x||3.5x|
|Rent To Monthly Income||0.16x||0.16x||0.2x|
The cost of living varies in the cities and towns around Berlin. Here's a quick look at the cost of living in the most populous nearby places:
Neenah, WI has a cost of living index of 92, 1.0x Berlin.
Menasha, WI has a cost of living index of 86, 1.0x Berlin.
Kaukauna, WI has a cost of living index of 89, 1.0x Berlin.