Sun Prairie, WI Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
107
Sun Prairie's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
121 out of 142
In Wisconsin
3,873 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 Sun Prairie is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Sun Prairie, WI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Sun Prairie has an overall cost of living index of 107 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Wisconsin, Sun Prairie has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Wisconsin's index of 96.

The standard of living in Sun Prairie ranks as #3,874 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Wisconsin. By definition, that implies Sun Prairie ranks as the #2,532 most expensive place in the Badger State.

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Sun Prairie Cost Of Living Vs. Wisconsin

Living Expense Sun Prairie Wisconsin National Average
Overall 107 96 100
Services 106 98 100
Groceries 106 97 100
Health 123 113 100
Housing 109 88 100
Transportation 104 100 100
Utilities 100 97 100
For more reading on cost of living around Wisconsin, check out:
Sun Prairie Cost of Living Vs. WI

Sun Prairie, 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.

$239,200
Median Home Value
$1,087
Median Rent
$77,139
Median Income
Statistic Sun Prairie Wisconsin United States
Median Home Value $239,200 $180,600 $217,500
Median Rent $1,087 $856 $1,062
Median Income $77,139 $61,747 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.1x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.17x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Sun Prairie Services Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Sun Prairie Wisconsin
Shampoo $1.02 $1.01
Movie $11.47 $10.72
Bowling $22.33 $13.86

Detailed Sun Prairie Groceries Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Sun Prairie Wisconsin
Ground Beef $3.79 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.62 $1.4
Milk $2.16 $1.96

Detailed Sun Prairie Health Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Sun Prairie Wisconsin
Haircut $17.67 $17.49
Beauty Salon $39.67 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.32 $2.32

Detailed Sun Prairie Transportation Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Sun Prairie Wisconsin
Potatoes $2.82 $3.18
Pizza $9.83 $10.39
Beer $8.24 $9.23
Optometrist $61.0 $106.34
Doctor $196.0 $115.25
Dentist $112.33 $98.38

Detailed Sun Prairie Utilities Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Sun Prairie Wisconsin
Gasoline $2.67 $2.59
Tire Balancing $52.67 $48.9
All Electricity $172.59 $167.6
Phone $175.83 $163.42

Sun Prairie SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Sun Prairie

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Sun Prairie
Madison, WI 254,977 108 1.0x
Fitchburg, WI 29,450 114 1.1x
Middleton, WI 19,487 116 1.1x
Waunakee, WI 13,730 118 1.1x
Stoughton, WI 13,097 103 1.0x
Oregon, WI 10,353 107 1.0x
DeForest, WI 10,179 106 1.0x
McFarland, WI 8,650 111 1.0x
Monona, WI 8,122 108 1.0x
Cottage Grove, WI 7,020 113 1.1x

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