Kenosha, WI Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
91
Kenosha's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
39 out of 143
In Wisconsin
1,804 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 Kenosha is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Kenosha, WI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Kenosha has an overall cost of living index of 91 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Wisconsin, Kenosha has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Wisconsin's index of 97.

The standard of living in Kenosha ranks as #1,804 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Wisconsin. By definition, that implies Kenosha ranks as the #4,614 most expensive place in the Badger State.

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Kenosha Cost Of Living Vs. Wisconsin

Living Expense Kenosha Wisconsin National Average
Overall 91 97 100
Services 93 97 100
Groceries 96 100 100
Health 114 111 100
Housing 81 87 100
Transportation 94 95 100
Utilities 97 98 100
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Kenosha Cost of Living Vs. WI

Kenosha, 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.

$160,900
Median Home Value
$923
Median Rent
$56,113
Median Income
Statistic Kenosha Wisconsin United States
Median Home Value $160,900 $189,200 $229,800
Median Rent $923 $872 $1,096
Median Income $56,113 $63,293 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.9x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Kenosha Services Costs Vs. Wisconsin

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

Detailed Kenosha Groceries Costs Vs. Wisconsin

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

Detailed Kenosha Health Costs Vs. Wisconsin

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

Detailed Kenosha Transportation Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Kenosha 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 Kenosha Utilities Costs Vs. Wisconsin

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

Kenosha SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
6
Amenities
9.5
Education
7
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Kenosha

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Kenosha
Racine, WI 76,893 86 0.9x
Gurnee, IL 30,519 117 1.3x
Mount Pleasant, WI 27,008 97 1.1x
Zion, IL 23,677 88 1.0x
Pleasant Prairie, WI 20,969 101 1.1x
Grayslake, IL 20,482 108 1.2x
Lindenhurst, IL 14,317 113 1.2x
Antioch, IL 14,231 98 1.1x
Beach Park, IL 13,433 108 1.2x
Gages Lake, IL 9,939 111 1.2x

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