Elm Grove, WI Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
115
Elm Grove's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
135 out of 143
In Wisconsin
4,492 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 Elm Grove is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Elm Grove, WI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Elm Grove has an overall cost of living index of 115 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Wisconsin, Elm Grove has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than Wisconsin's index of 97.

The standard of living in Elm Grove ranks as #4,494 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Wisconsin. By definition, that implies Elm Grove ranks as the #1,925 most expensive place in the Badger State.

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Elm Grove Cost Of Living Vs. Wisconsin

Living Expense Elm Grove Wisconsin National Average
Overall 115 97 100
Services 94 97 100
Groceries 97 100 100
Health 111 111 100
Housing 164 87 100
Transportation 93 95 100
Utilities 96 98 100
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Elm Grove Cost of Living Vs. WI

Elm Grove, 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.

$395,500
Median Home Value
$998
Median Rent
$112,500
Median Income
Statistic Elm Grove Wisconsin United States
Median Home Value $395,500 $189,200 $229,800
Median Rent $998 $872 $1,096
Median Income $112,500 $63,293 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.5x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.11x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Elm Grove Services Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Elm Grove Wisconsin
Shampoo $1.09 $1.06
Movie $11.14 $10.68
Bowling $16.27 $14.67

Detailed Elm Grove Groceries Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Elm Grove Wisconsin
Ground Beef $4.05 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.22 $1.39
Milk $1.98 $2.05

Detailed Elm Grove Health Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Elm Grove Wisconsin
Haircut $22.22 $18.62
Beauty Salon $41.93 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.24 $2.34

Detailed Elm Grove Transportation Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Elm Grove Wisconsin
Potatoes $2.49 $3.29
Pizza $10.35 $10.62
Beer $7.84 $9.38
Optometrist $60.0 $108.57
Doctor $175.4 $116.17
Dentist $101.1 $99.13

Detailed Elm Grove Utilities Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Elm Grove Wisconsin
Gasoline $2.01 $2.22
Tire Balancing $47.04 $50.07
All Electricity $159.26 $167.67
Phone $178.69 $175.64

Elm Grove SnackAbility

10
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
9
Commute
8.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Elm Grove

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Elm Grove
Milwaukee, WI 592,649 89 0.8x
West Allis, WI 59,861 92 0.8x
Wauwatosa, WI 48,143 102 0.9x
New Berlin, WI 39,794 103 0.9x
Brookfield, WI 38,626 112 1.0x
Menomonee Falls, WI 37,611 103 0.9x
Greenfield, WI 37,117 93 0.8x
Mequon, WI 24,357 119 1.0x
Whitefish Bay, WI 13,890 120 1.0x
Richfield, WI 11,782 111 1.0x

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