Waunakee, WI Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
119
Waunakee's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
141 out of 143
In Wisconsin
4,736 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 Waunakee is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Waunakee, WI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Waunakee has an overall cost of living index of 119 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Wisconsin, Waunakee has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than Wisconsin's index of 97.

The standard of living in Waunakee ranks as #4,738 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Wisconsin. By definition, that implies Waunakee ranks as the #1,680 most expensive place in the Badger State.

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Waunakee Cost Of Living Vs. Wisconsin

Living Expense Waunakee Wisconsin National Average
Overall 119 97 100
Services 104 97 100
Groceries 110 100 100
Health 125 111 100
Housing 144 87 100
Transportation 104 95 100
Utilities 101 98 100
For more reading on cost of living around Wisconsin, check out:
Waunakee Cost of Living Vs. WI

Waunakee, 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.

$358,100
Median Home Value
$1,022
Median Rent
$114,983
Median Income
Statistic Waunakee Wisconsin United States
Median Home Value $358,100 $189,200 $229,800
Median Rent $1,022 $872 $1,096
Median Income $114,983 $63,293 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.1x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.11x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Waunakee Services Costs Vs. Wisconsin

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

Detailed Waunakee Groceries Costs Vs. Wisconsin

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

Detailed Waunakee Health Costs Vs. Wisconsin

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

Detailed Waunakee Transportation Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Waunakee 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 Waunakee Utilities Costs Vs. Wisconsin

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

Waunakee SnackAbility

10
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
5
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8.5
Education
9.5
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Waunakee

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Waunakee
Madison, WI 258,366 109 0.9x
Sun Prairie, WI 33,954 108 0.9x
Middleton, WI 19,764 118 1.0x
Verona, WI 13,215 116 1.0x
Oregon, WI 10,513 110 0.9x
DeForest, WI 10,473 104 0.9x
McFarland, WI 8,845 109 0.9x
Monona, WI 8,141 110 0.9x
Mount Horeb, WI 7,494 110 0.9x
Cottage Grove, WI 7,086 115 1.0x

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