According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Waunakee has an overall cost of living index of 118 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 96.
The standard of living in Waunakee ranks as #4,691 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Wisconsin. By definition, that implies Waunakee ranks as the #1,716 most expensive place in the Badger State.
|Living Expense||Waunakee||Wisconsin||National Average|
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.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Waunakee|
|Sun Prairie, WI||33,321||107||0.9x|
|Mount Horeb, WI||7,449||109||0.9x|
|Cottage Grove, WI||7,020||113||1.0x|