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Places With The Lowest Cost Of Living In Wisconsin 2018

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score60
  • Antigo, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,930
66
  • Merrill, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,354
69
  • Wisconsin Rapids, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,987
65
  • Marinette, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,836
58
  • Beloit, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 36,812
67
  • Rhinelander, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,552
71
  • Two Rivers, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,409
65
  • Shawano, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,130
72
  • Wausau, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 39,138
  • I grew up in Wausau, and I will say that it is definitely a good place to raise a family, has a lower cost of living, as well as a crime rate that is below average.Some of the city ordinances are
68
  • Manitowoc, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 33,183
69
  • Sparta, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,659
72
  • New London, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,085
70
  • Stevens Point, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 26,714
  • I have lived in Stevens Point my entire life, born and raised I am currently 21 years old and definitely searching for my escape route. It is a great small town to raise a family as well as retire.
74
  • Prairie du Chien, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,771
75
  • Marshfield, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 18,410
68
  • Tomah, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,380
66
  • Menasha, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,930
  • my beliefs may be different than that of others. i tend to like outdoors activities that are done in the nice weather. hunting isnt big for me. it is a big deal here. as well, the packers are huge. in
65
  • Green Bay, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 104,951
  • WARNING! Stay Out Of Green Bay, Wisconsin!!!Slum Lord Land- Police Will Submit Eviction For Repeated Calls Reporting Ill Bread Neighbors Or Illegal Activity. ((they say your bothering themNot Welcoming
66
  • Berlin, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,471
71
  • Janesville, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 63,880
  • A year ago, in June of 2010, my boyfriend and I took a trip across Michigan, down to Indiana and up Illinois, until we finally reached our destination of Janesville, Wisconsin. We spent 4 days and 3
59
  • Racine, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 77,931
  • I visited Racine, WI on business and was quite surprised at what I found. Wisconsin is generally nature oriented with lots of open fields and farm land, Racine was no exception. Racine is located on a
70
  • Rothschild, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,307
70
  • Sheboygan, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 48,813
  • Living in Sheboygan is beach living at its best, in the Midwest. I have lived here for almost three years now and each year gets better and better. Sheboygan is located almost smack dab between Green Bay
68
  • Waupaca, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,026
62
  • North Fond du Lac, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,020
79
  • Sturgeon Bay, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,007
70
  • Appleton, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 73,446
  • I've lived in Appleton my entire life and have no desire to leave. Appleton offers the activities and events of a big city but maintains a close community feel. For example, if I spent an evening seeing
62
  • Ashland, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,083
76
  • Ripon, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,712
58
  • Rice Lake, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,343
56
  • Delavan, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,410
54
  • Milwaukee, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 598,672
  • I had lived on the East Side of Milwaukee for ten years, until I recently had gotten married and had a child. We now live out in the suburbs. The east side of Milwaukee is one of the safest and cleanest
64
  • Weston, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,989
75
  • Kimberly, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,679
70
  • Oshkosh, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 66,713
  • I visited Oshkosh, Wisconsin last year for three days at a local hotel. My favorite part of the visit to Oshkosh was walking in the downtown historic districts. These houses and buildings have existed
72
  • Little Chute, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 10,815
75
  • Kaukauna, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 15,791
70
  • Waupun, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 11,337
71
  • Fond du Lac, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 43,018
  • Fond du Lac, WI is one of those areas that doesn't offer much in the way of things to do, but there is a serenity offered as well. You can sit on your front porch and listen to the crickets or greet
69
  • Richland Center, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,076
71
  • Ashwaubenon, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 17,157
72
  • Chippewa Falls, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,939
73
  • Beaver Dam, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 16,440
75
  • Platteville, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,020
65
  • Plymouth, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,454
69
  • Plover, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 12,350
76
  • Neenah, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 25,849
68
  • West Allis, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 60,543
  • If you are an avid fan of clowns you will be sure to have a great time in West Allis. But if you want a little more excitement West Allis is probably not the best place for you to visit. I went to the
68
  • Allouez, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,933
73
  • Mayville, WI
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,016

Finding an affordable place to live in Wisconsin is not always an easy task. While housing prices continue to rebound and general goods and services continue to rise, it feels like affordable living could be a thing of the past. Luckily, there are still some cities in Wisconsin that qualify as affordable. Using science and data, AreaVibes has compiled a list of the most affordable places to live in Wisconsin. These cities have the lowest cost of living in all of Wisconsin.

Listed above are the most affordable places to live in Wisconsin with a population of more than 5,000 people. To calculate the most affordable cities in Wisconsin, the cost of living index for each city was calculated, then compared to the national average of 100. The cost of living index takes into account the following categories: goods and services, groceries, health care, housing, transportation and utilities.

To customize your list of affordable places to live in Wisconsin, you can adjust the filters to meet your needs. This will allow you to select the city size (population) as well as what other categories (amenities, crime, education, employment, housing and weather) might be important to you. Finally, you are also able to select your home or rental price range to ensure that the cities on your list fit your budget.