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.
|Living Expense||Elm Grove||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. Elm Grove|
|West Allis, WI||59,861||92||0.8x|
|New Berlin, WI||39,794||103||0.9x|
|Menomonee Falls, WI||37,611||103||0.9x|
|Whitefish Bay, WI||13,890||120||1.0x|