Mequon, WI Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
120
Mequon's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
142 out of 142
In Wisconsin
4,807 out of 6,399
In America
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 #4,810 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Wisconsin. By definition, that implies Mequon ranks as the #1,597 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 Cost of Living Vs. WI

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.

$407,000
Median Home Value
$1,561
Median Rent
$116,486
Median Income
Statistic Mequon Wisconsin United States
Median Home Value $407,000 $180,600 $217,500
Median Rent $1,561 $856 $1,062
Median Income $116,486 $61,747 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.5x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.16x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Mequon Services Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Mequon Wisconsin
Shampoo $0.99 $1.01
Movie $11.04 $10.72
Bowling $16.0 $13.86

Detailed Mequon Groceries Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Mequon Wisconsin
Ground Beef $3.66 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.32 $1.4
Milk $1.71 $1.96

Detailed Mequon Health Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Mequon Wisconsin
Haircut $20.43 $17.49
Beauty Salon $38.6 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.92 $2.32

Detailed Mequon Transportation Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Mequon Wisconsin
Potatoes $2.58 $3.18
Pizza $9.99 $10.39
Beer $8.07 $9.23
Optometrist $53.0 $106.34
Doctor $183.67 $115.25
Dentist $102.2 $98.38

Detailed Mequon Utilities Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Mequon Wisconsin
Gasoline $2.78 $2.59
Tire Balancing $47.04 $48.9
All Electricity $153.62 $167.6
Phone $177.3 $163.42

Mequon SnackAbility

9.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8
Education
10
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Mequon

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Mequon
Wauwatosa, WI 47,971 101 0.8x
New Berlin, WI 39,718 104 0.9x
Brookfield, WI 38,358 112 0.9x
Menomonee Falls, WI 37,160 102 0.8x
Whitefish Bay, WI 13,972 118 1.0x
Glendale, WI 12,943 100 0.8x
Brown Deer, WI 11,965 92 0.8x
Richfield, WI 11,690 110 0.9x
Cedarburg, WI 11,527 104 0.9x
Hartland, WI 9,268 106 0.9x

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