Monroe, WI Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
96
Monroe'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 Monroe is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Monroe, WI?

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

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

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

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Monroe Cost Of Living Vs. Wisconsin

Living Expense Monroe Wisconsin National Average
Overall 96 97 100
Services 108 97 100
Groceries 109 100 100
Health 122 111 100
Housing 66 87 100
Transportation 103 95 100
Utilities 102 98 100
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Monroe Cost of Living Vs. WI

Monroe, 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.

$137,200
Median Home Value
$739
Median Rent
$51,996
Median Income
Statistic Monroe Wisconsin United States
Median Home Value $137,200 $189,200 $229,800
Median Rent $739 $872 $1,096
Median Income $51,996 $63,293 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.6x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.17x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Monroe Services Costs Vs. Wisconsin

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

Detailed Monroe Groceries Costs Vs. Wisconsin

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

Detailed Monroe Health Costs Vs. Wisconsin

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

Detailed Monroe Transportation Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Monroe 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 Monroe Utilities Costs Vs. Wisconsin

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

Monroe SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8
Diversity
4
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
9.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Monroe

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Monroe
Sun Prairie, WI 33,954 108 1.1x
Waunakee, WI 13,903 119 1.2x
Verona, WI 13,215 116 1.2x
Oregon, WI 10,513 110 1.1x
DeForest, WI 10,473 104 1.1x
McFarland, WI 8,845 109 1.1x
Rockton, IL 7,710 94 1.0x
Mount Horeb, WI 7,494 110 1.1x
Cottage Grove, WI 7,086 115 1.2x

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