Milton, WI Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
96
Milton's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
76 out of 143
In Wisconsin
2,601 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 Milton is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Milton, WI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Milton has an overall cost of living index of 96 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Wisconsin, Milton has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Wisconsin's index of 97.

The standard of living in Milton ranks as #2,601 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Wisconsin. By definition, that implies Milton ranks as the #3,818 most expensive place in the Badger State.

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Milton Cost Of Living Vs. Wisconsin

Living Expense Milton Wisconsin National Average
Overall 96 97 100
Services 107 97 100
Groceries 109 100 100
Health 124 111 100
Housing 75 87 100
Transportation 103 95 100
Utilities 101 98 100
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Milton Cost of Living Vs. WI

Milton, 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.

$156,600
Median Home Value
$875
Median Rent
$70,045
Median Income
Statistic Milton Wisconsin United States
Median Home Value $156,600 $189,200 $229,800
Median Rent $875 $872 $1,096
Median Income $70,045 $63,293 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.2x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.15x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Milton Services Costs Vs. Wisconsin

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

Detailed Milton Groceries Costs Vs. Wisconsin

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

Detailed Milton Health Costs Vs. Wisconsin

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

Detailed Milton Transportation Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Milton 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 Milton Utilities Costs Vs. Wisconsin

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

Milton SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
7
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
4
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Milton

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Milton
Janesville, WI 64,415 91 0.9x
Beloit, WI 36,804 85 0.9x
Whitewater, WI 14,762 100 1.0x
Stoughton, WI 13,146 101 1.1x
Fort Atkinson, WI 12,455 97 1.0x
Delavan, WI 8,296 91 0.9x
Jefferson, WI 8,011 99 1.0x
Edgerton, WI 5,594 98 1.0x

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