Waunakee, WI Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
118
Waunakee's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
140 out of 142
In Wisconsin
4,688 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 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 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.

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Waunakee Cost Of Living Vs. Wisconsin

Living Expense Waunakee Wisconsin National Average
Overall 118 96 100
Services 106 98 100
Groceries 106 97 100
Health 123 113 100
Housing 145 88 100
Transportation 104 100 100
Utilities 100 97 100
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.

$346,300
Median Home Value
$1,013
Median Rent
$112,845
Median Income
Statistic Waunakee Wisconsin United States
Median Home Value $346,300 $180,600 $217,500
Median Rent $1,013 $856 $1,062
Median Income $112,845 $61,747 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.1x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.11x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Waunakee Services Costs Vs. Wisconsin

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

Detailed Waunakee Groceries Costs Vs. Wisconsin

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

Detailed Waunakee Health Costs Vs. Wisconsin

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

Detailed Waunakee Transportation Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Waunakee 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 Waunakee Utilities Costs Vs. Wisconsin

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

Waunakee SnackAbility

10
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
4
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 254,977 108 0.9x
Sun Prairie, WI 33,321 107 0.9x
Middleton, WI 19,487 116 1.0x
Verona, WI 13,004 116 1.0x
Oregon, WI 10,353 107 0.9x
DeForest, WI 10,179 106 0.9x
McFarland, WI 8,650 111 0.9x
Monona, WI 8,122 108 0.9x
Mount Horeb, WI 7,449 109 0.9x
Cottage Grove, WI 7,020 113 1.0x

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