Sparta, WI Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
87
Sparta's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
15 out of 142
In Wisconsin
1,128 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 Sparta is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Sparta, WI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Sparta has an overall cost of living index of 87 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Wisconsin, Sparta has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Wisconsin's index of 96.

The standard of living in Sparta ranks as #1,128 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Wisconsin. By definition, that implies Sparta ranks as the #5,279 most expensive place in the Badger State.

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Sparta Cost Of Living Vs. Wisconsin

Living Expense Sparta Wisconsin National Average
Overall 87 96 100
Services 96 98 100
Groceries 96 97 100
Health 116 113 100
Housing 65 88 100
Transportation 102 100 100
Utilities 85 97 100
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Sparta Cost of Living Vs. WI

Sparta, 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.

$123,300
Median Home Value
$827
Median Rent
$50,156
Median Income
Statistic Sparta Wisconsin United States
Median Home Value $123,300 $180,600 $217,500
Median Rent $827 $856 $1,062
Median Income $50,156 $61,747 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.5x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Sparta Services Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Sparta Wisconsin
Shampoo $1.02 $1.01
Movie $9.0 $10.72
Bowling $12.5 $13.86

Detailed Sparta Groceries Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Sparta Wisconsin
Ground Beef $4.37 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.48 $1.4
Milk $1.48 $1.96

Detailed Sparta Health Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Sparta Wisconsin
Haircut $15.33 $17.49
Beauty Salon $23.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $1.82 $2.32

Detailed Sparta Transportation Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Sparta Wisconsin
Potatoes $2.65 $3.18
Pizza $11.49 $10.39
Beer $8.24 $9.23
Optometrist $130.0 $106.34
Doctor $182.9 $115.25
Dentist $97.0 $98.38

Detailed Sparta Utilities Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Sparta Wisconsin
Gasoline $2.8 $2.59
Tire Balancing $46.56 $48.9
All Electricity $128.01 $167.6
Phone $175.83 $163.42

Sparta SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Sparta

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Sparta
La Crosse, WI 51,666 94 1.1x
Winona, MN 26,854 94 1.1x
Onalaska, WI 18,662 99 1.1x
Holmen, WI 9,854 100 1.1x
Reedsburg, WI 9,508 95 1.1x
Tomah, WI 9,383 89 1.0x
Richland Center, WI 5,019 90 1.0x
West Salem, WI 5,005 99 1.1x

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