West Bend, WI Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
West Bend'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 West Bend is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in West Bend, WI?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, West Bend has an overall cost of living index of 96 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Wisconsin, West Bend has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Wisconsin's index of 96.

The standard of living in West Bend ranks as #2652 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Wisconsin. By definition, that implies West Bend ranks as the #3754 most expensive place in the Badger State.

West Bend Cost Of Living Vs. Wisconsin

Living Expense West Bend Wisconsin National Average
Overall 96 96 100
Services 95 98 100
Groceries 105 97 100
Health 112 113 100
Housing 87 88 100
Transportation 99 100 100
Utilities 101 97 100
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West Bend, 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 West Bend Wisconsin United States
Median Home Value $169,700 $173,600 $204,900
Median Rent $859 $837 $1,023
Median Income $55,815 $59,209 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.0x 2.9x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.17x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around West Bend

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. West Bend
Menomonee Falls, WI 36,784 102 1.1x
Mequon, WI 23,984 120 1.2x
Hartford, WI 14,761 94 1.0x
Port Washington, WI 11,695 96 1.0x
Grafton, WI 11,627 98 1.0x
Richfield, WI 11,623 110 1.1x
Cedarburg, WI 11,501 104 1.1x
Sussex, WI 10,791 105 1.1x
Jackson, WI 7,020 95 1.0x
Slinger, WI 5,330 96 1.0x

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