Jefferson, WI Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
98
Jefferson's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Jefferson is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Jefferson, WI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Jefferson has an overall cost of living index of 98 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Wisconsin, Jefferson has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Wisconsin's index of 96.

The standard of living in Jefferson ranks as #2953 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Wisconsin. By definition, that implies Jefferson ranks as the #3453 most expensive place in the Badger State.

Jefferson Cost Of Living Vs. Wisconsin

Living Expense Jefferson Wisconsin National Average
Overall 98 96 100
Services 106 98 100
Groceries 106 97 100
Health 123 113 100
Housing 78 88 100
Transportation 104 100 100
Utilities 100 97 100
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Jefferson Cost of Living Vs. WI

Jefferson, 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.

$151,500
Median Home Value
$757
Median Rent
$57,177
Median Income
Statistic Jefferson Wisconsin United States
Median Home Value $151,500 $173,600 $204,900
Median Rent $757 $837 $1,023
Median Income $57,177 $59,209 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.6x 2.9x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.16x 0.17x 0.2x

Jefferson SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Jefferson

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Jefferson
Watertown, WI 23,677 98 1.0x
Oconomowoc, WI 16,579 102 1.0x
Whitewater, WI 14,766 99 1.0x
Fort Atkinson, WI 12,429 98 1.0x
Lake Mills, WI 5,850 102 1.0x
Milton, WI 5,577 96 1.0x
Edgerton, WI 5,522 96 1.0x

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