Waupun, WI Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
90
Waupun's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
36 out of 142
In Wisconsin
1,705 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 Waupun is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Waupun, WI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Waupun has an overall cost of living index of 90 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Waupun ranks as #1,706 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Wisconsin. By definition, that implies Waupun ranks as the #4,700 most expensive place in the Badger State.

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Waupun Cost Of Living Vs. Wisconsin

Living Expense Waupun Wisconsin National Average
Overall 90 96 100
Services 95 98 100
Groceries 105 97 100
Health 112 113 100
Housing 67 88 100
Transportation 99 100 100
Utilities 101 97 100
For more reading on cost of living around Wisconsin, check out:
Waupun Cost of Living Vs. WI

Waupun, 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.

$120,600
Median Home Value
$701
Median Rent
$56,587
Median Income
Statistic Waupun Wisconsin United States
Median Home Value $120,600 $180,600 $217,500
Median Rent $701 $856 $1,062
Median Income $56,587 $61,747 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.1x 2.9x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.15x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Waupun Services Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Waupun Wisconsin
Shampoo $1.03 $1.01
Movie $8.88 $10.72
Bowling $9.0 $13.86

Detailed Waupun Groceries Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Waupun Wisconsin
Ground Beef $4.14 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.59 $1.4
Milk $2.02 $1.96

Detailed Waupun Health Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Waupun Wisconsin
Haircut $18.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $25.25 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.82 $2.32

Detailed Waupun Transportation Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Waupun Wisconsin
Potatoes $2.59 $3.18
Pizza $9.99 $10.39
Beer $7.99 $9.23
Optometrist $90.25 $106.34
Doctor $189.0 $115.25
Dentist $89.4 $98.38

Detailed Waupun Utilities Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Waupun Wisconsin
Gasoline $2.66 $2.59
Tire Balancing $46.49 $48.9
All Electricity $174.55 $167.6
Phone $175.83 $163.42

Waupun SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
5
Affordability
9
Diversity
7
Safety
9
Amenities
8.5
Education
6
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Waupun

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Waupun
Menomonee Falls, WI 37,160 102 1.1x
Sun Prairie, WI 33,321 107 1.2x
Mequon, WI 24,144 120 1.3x
Oconomowoc, WI 16,698 102 1.1x
Beaver Dam, WI 16,345 91 1.0x
Waunakee, WI 13,730 118 1.3x
Richfield, WI 11,690 110 1.2x
Cedarburg, WI 11,527 104 1.2x
DeForest, WI 10,179 106 1.2x
Hartland, WI 9,268 106 1.2x

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