Waupaca, WI Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Waupaca's Overall Cost Of Living
Lower Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Waupaca is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Waupaca, WI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Waupaca has an overall cost of living index of 88 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Waupaca ranks as #1324 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Wisconsin. By definition, that implies Waupaca ranks as the #5083 most expensive place in the Badger State.

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Waupaca Cost Of Living Vs. Wisconsin

Living Expense Waupaca Wisconsin National Average
Overall 88 96 100
Services 95 98 100
Groceries 105 97 100
Health 112 113 100
Housing 61 88 100
Transportation 99 100 100
Utilities 101 97 100
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Waupaca, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Waupaca Wisconsin United States
Median Home Value $105,900 $173,600 $204,900
Median Rent $653 $837 $1,023
Median Income $50,467 $59,209 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.1x 2.9x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.16x 0.17x 0.2x

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City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Waupaca
De Pere, WI 24,836 92 1.0x
Menasha, WI 18,075 86 1.0x
Kaukauna, WI 15,998 89 1.0x
Plover, WI 12,686 94 1.1x
Little Chute, WI 11,225 89 1.0x
Hobart, WI 8,606 100 1.1x
Kronenwetter, WI 7,665 95 1.1x
Rib Mountain, WI 6,033 97 1.1x

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