Lake Mills, WI Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
101
Lake Mills's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
107 out of 143
In Wisconsin
3,263 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 Lake Mills is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Lake Mills, WI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Lake Mills has an overall cost of living index of 101 which is 1.0x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Wisconsin, Lake Mills has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Wisconsin's index of 97.

The standard of living in Lake Mills ranks as #3,263 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Wisconsin. By definition, that implies Lake Mills ranks as the #3,156 most expensive place in the Badger State.

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Lake Mills Cost Of Living Vs. Wisconsin

Living Expense Lake Mills Wisconsin National Average
Overall 101 97 100
Services 106 97 100
Groceries 109 100 100
Health 125 111 100
Housing 93 87 100
Transportation 104 95 100
Utilities 98 98 100
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Lake Mills Cost of Living Vs. WI

Lake Mills, 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.

$197,400
Median Home Value
$923
Median Rent
$69,571
Median Income
Statistic Lake Mills Wisconsin United States
Median Home Value $197,400 $189,200 $229,800
Median Rent $923 $872 $1,096
Median Income $69,571 $63,293 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.8x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.16x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Lake Mills Services Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Lake Mills Wisconsin
Shampoo $1.17 $1.06
Movie $10.98 $10.68
Bowling $22.33 $14.67

Detailed Lake Mills Groceries Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Lake Mills Wisconsin
Ground Beef $4.41 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.61 $1.39
Milk $2.26 $2.05

Detailed Lake Mills Health Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Lake Mills Wisconsin
Haircut $18.66 $18.62
Beauty Salon $48.44 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.36 $2.34

Detailed Lake Mills Transportation Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Lake Mills Wisconsin
Potatoes $2.55 $3.29
Pizza $10.49 $10.62
Beer $8.27 $9.38
Optometrist $57.0 $108.57
Doctor $201.33 $116.17
Dentist $113.22 $99.13

Detailed Lake Mills Utilities Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Lake Mills Wisconsin
Gasoline $2.18 $2.22
Tire Balancing $56.17 $50.07
All Electricity $169.31 $167.67
Phone $179.44 $175.64

Lake Mills SnackAbility

9
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
7
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Lake Mills

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Lake Mills
Sun Prairie, WI 33,954 108 1.1x
Watertown, WI 23,561 99 1.0x
Whitewater, WI 14,762 100 1.0x
Stoughton, WI 13,146 101 1.0x
Fort Atkinson, WI 12,455 97 1.0x
McFarland, WI 8,845 109 1.1x
Jefferson, WI 8,011 99 1.0x
Cottage Grove, WI 7,086 115 1.1x
Edgerton, WI 5,594 98 1.0x

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