Platteville, WI Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
93
Platteville's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
56 out of 142
In Wisconsin
2,223 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 Platteville is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Platteville, WI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Platteville has an overall cost of living index of 93 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Wisconsin, Platteville has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Wisconsin's index of 96.

The standard of living in Platteville ranks as #2,224 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Wisconsin. By definition, that implies Platteville ranks as the #4,182 most expensive place in the Badger State.

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Platteville Cost Of Living Vs. Wisconsin

Living Expense Platteville Wisconsin National Average
Overall 93 96 100
Services 97 98 100
Groceries 101 97 100
Health 100 113 100
Housing 80 88 100
Transportation 88 100 100
Utilities 106 97 100
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Platteville Cost of Living Vs. WI

Platteville, 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.

$152,400
Median Home Value
$829
Median Rent
$46,690
Median Income
Statistic Platteville Wisconsin United States
Median Home Value $152,400 $180,600 $217,500
Median Rent $829 $856 $1,062
Median Income $46,690 $61,747 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.3x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Platteville Services Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Platteville Wisconsin
Shampoo $1.1 $1.01
Movie $8.37 $10.72
Bowling $18.42 $13.86

Detailed Platteville Groceries Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Platteville Wisconsin
Ground Beef $3.85 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.44 $1.4
Milk $2.17 $1.96

Detailed Platteville Health Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Platteville Wisconsin
Haircut $17.02 $17.49
Beauty Salon $30.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $3.16 $2.32

Detailed Platteville Transportation Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Platteville Wisconsin
Potatoes $2.85 $3.18
Pizza $10.78 $10.39
Beer $9.34 $9.23
Optometrist $70.75 $106.34
Doctor $155.5 $115.25
Dentist $80.17 $98.38

Detailed Platteville Utilities Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Platteville Wisconsin
Gasoline $2.66 $2.59
Tire Balancing $32.99 $48.9
All Electricity $188.14 $167.6
Phone $177.99 $163.42

Platteville SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
5
Safety
7
Amenities
8.5
Education
9
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Platteville

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Platteville
Dubuque, IA 58,196 91 1.0x
Monroe, WI 10,625 95 1.0x
Mount Horeb, WI 7,449 109 1.2x
Maquoketa, IA 6,010 84 0.9x
Prairie du Chien, WI 5,635 87 0.9x
Richland Center, WI 5,019 90 1.0x

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