According to the most recent data on the cost of living, West Salem has an overall cost of living index of 99 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Wisconsin, West Salem has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Wisconsin's index of 97.
The standard of living in West Salem ranks as #3,027 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Wisconsin. By definition, that implies West Salem ranks as the #3,392 most expensive place in the Badger State.
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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.