Jackson, WI Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
95
Jackson's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
69 out of 143
In Wisconsin
2,449 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 Jackson is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Jackson, WI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Jackson has an overall cost of living index of 95 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Wisconsin, Jackson has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Wisconsin's index of 97.

The standard of living in Jackson ranks as #2,449 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Wisconsin. By definition, that implies Jackson ranks as the #3,969 most expensive place in the Badger State.

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Jackson Cost Of Living Vs. Wisconsin

Living Expense Jackson Wisconsin National Average
Overall 95 97 100
Services 93 97 100
Groceries 96 100 100
Health 112 111 100
Housing 92 87 100
Transportation 94 95 100
Utilities 97 98 100
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Jackson Cost of Living Vs. WI

Jackson, 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.

$211,500
Median Home Value
$980
Median Rent
$81,301
Median Income
Statistic Jackson Wisconsin United States
Median Home Value $211,500 $189,200 $229,800
Median Rent $980 $872 $1,096
Median Income $81,301 $63,293 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.6x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.14x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Jackson Services Costs Vs. Wisconsin

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

Detailed Jackson Groceries Costs Vs. Wisconsin

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

Detailed Jackson Health Costs Vs. Wisconsin

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

Detailed Jackson Transportation Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Jackson 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 Jackson Utilities Costs Vs. Wisconsin

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

Jackson SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
3
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8.5
Education
8
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Jackson

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Jackson
Wauwatosa, WI 48,143 102 1.1x
Brookfield, WI 38,626 112 1.2x
Menomonee Falls, WI 37,611 103 1.1x
West Bend, WI 31,587 99 1.0x
Mequon, WI 24,357 119 1.3x
Hartford, WI 15,228 95 1.0x
Richfield, WI 11,782 111 1.2x
Grafton, WI 11,718 96 1.0x
Cedarburg, WI 11,592 105 1.1x
Hartland, WI 9,317 106 1.1x

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