Whitefish Bay, WI Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
120
Whitefish Bay's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
143 out of 143
In Wisconsin
4,798 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 Whitefish Bay is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Whitefish Bay, WI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Whitefish Bay has an overall cost of living index of 120 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Whitefish Bay ranks as #4,800 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Wisconsin. By definition, that implies Whitefish Bay ranks as the #1,619 most expensive place in the Badger State.

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Whitefish Bay Cost Of Living Vs. Wisconsin

Living Expense Whitefish Bay Wisconsin National Average
Overall 120 97 100
Services 96 97 100
Groceries 94 100 100
Health 111 111 100
Housing 171 87 100
Transportation 93 95 100
Utilities 97 98 100
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Whitefish Bay Cost of Living Vs. WI

Whitefish Bay, 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.

$393,300
Median Home Value
$1,199
Median Rent
$129,331
Median Income
Statistic Whitefish Bay Wisconsin United States
Median Home Value $393,300 $189,200 $229,800
Median Rent $1,199 $872 $1,096
Median Income $129,331 $63,293 $64,994
Home Value To Income 3.0x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.11x 0.17x 0.2x

Detailed Whitefish Bay Services Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Whitefish Bay Wisconsin
Shampoo $1.09 $1.06
Movie $11.14 $10.68
Bowling $16.27 $14.67

Detailed Whitefish Bay Groceries Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Whitefish Bay Wisconsin
Ground Beef $4.05 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.22 $1.39
Milk $1.98 $2.05

Detailed Whitefish Bay Health Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Whitefish Bay Wisconsin
Haircut $22.22 $18.62
Beauty Salon $41.93 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.24 $2.34

Detailed Whitefish Bay Transportation Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Whitefish Bay Wisconsin
Potatoes $2.49 $3.29
Pizza $10.35 $10.62
Beer $7.84 $9.38
Optometrist $60.0 $108.57
Doctor $175.4 $116.17
Dentist $101.1 $99.13

Detailed Whitefish Bay Utilities Costs Vs. Wisconsin

Item Whitefish Bay Wisconsin
Gasoline $2.01 $2.22
Tire Balancing $47.04 $50.07
All Electricity $159.26 $167.67
Phone $178.69 $175.64

Whitefish Bay SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Whitefish Bay

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Whitefish Bay
Milwaukee, WI 592,649 89 0.7x
Wauwatosa, WI 48,143 102 0.8x
New Berlin, WI 39,794 103 0.9x
Brookfield, WI 38,626 112 0.9x
Menomonee Falls, WI 37,611 103 0.9x
Franklin, WI 36,013 104 0.9x
Mequon, WI 24,357 119 1.0x
Shorewood, WI 13,248 111 0.9x
Glendale, WI 12,890 101 0.8x
Brown Deer, WI 11,987 93 0.8x

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