Mequon, WI Cost Of Living

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

What is the cost of living in Mequon, WI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Mequon has an overall cost of living index of 120 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Wisconsin, Mequon has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than Wisconsin's index of 96.

The standard of living in Mequon ranks as #4810 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Wisconsin. By definition, that implies Mequon ranks as the #1597 most expensive place in the Badger State.

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Mequon Cost Of Living Vs. Wisconsin

Living Expense Mequon Wisconsin National Average
Overall 120 96 100
Services 93 98 100
Groceries 93 97 100
Health 114 113 100
Housing 176 88 100
Transportation 102 100 100
Utilities 94 97 100
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Mequon, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Mequon Wisconsin United States
Median Home Value $391,700 $173,600 $204,900
Median Rent $1,321 $837 $1,023
Median Income $113,627 $59,209 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.4x 2.9x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.14x 0.17x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Mequon

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Mequon
Wauwatosa, WI 47,882 101 0.8x
New Berlin, WI 39,774 104 0.9x
Brookfield, WI 38,151 112 0.9x
Menomonee Falls, WI 36,784 102 0.8x
Whitefish Bay, WI 14,039 118 1.0x
Glendale, WI 13,015 100 0.8x
Brown Deer, WI 12,039 92 0.8x
Richfield, WI 11,623 110 0.9x
Cedarburg, WI 11,501 104 0.9x
Hartland, WI 9,260 106 0.9x

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