Sheboygan Falls cost of living index

In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
IndexSheboygan FallsWisconsinNational
Cost of living index9697100
IndexSheboygan FallsWisconsinNational
Goods & Services index10198100
Groceries index10499100
Health care index113112100
Housing index7891100
Transportation index102103100
Utilities index108100100
A general summary of the cost of living index in Sheboygan Falls, WI is shown above. Compared to the state average of Wisconsin the cost of living index in Sheboygan Falls, WI is 96, which is 1% lower than the average in Wisconsin and compared to the national average it is 4% lower than. The cost of living index is made up of several categories. These are transportation at 9%, utilities at 10%, goods and services at 33%, housing at 30%, groceries at 13%, and health care at 5%. The bulk of the cost of living index comes from the categories of goods and services and housing. If you look at everyday goods and services they can be a good indicator in a certain city of the general costs of goods there. In Sheboygan Falls, WI goods and services come in at 4% higher than the average in Wisconsin and are 1% higher than compared to the nationwide average.

Did you know?

  • The cost of living in Sheboygan Falls is 1% lower than the Wisconsin average.
  • The cost of living in Sheboygan Falls is 4% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Sheboygan Falls is 22% lower than the national average.
  • Wisconsin general sales tax is 2% lower than the national average.
  • Wisconsin state income tax is 98% higher than the national average.

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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$59,910$4,993$1,398$1,797
Renters$35,107$2,926$819$1,053
How much of your monthly income goes to housing can tell you whether or not you can afford housing in Sheboygan Falls, WI, as well as what the average cost of living is. Generally, a good rule to follow is that the debt-to-income (DTI) level you want to maintain is 28 percent or less of your income on your rent or mortgage payment and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses and debts. In Sheboygan Falls, WI homeowners have a median income of $59,910. Using that number, you will come up with a maximum of $1,398 per month that can be spent on the cost of housing. For those who are renting instead of owning, the median income is $35,107, which means there is a maximum of $819 to be spent on the costs of renting a home or apartment.

Wisconsin Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Wisconsin5%5.6%

Wisconsin Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Wisconsin4.4%7.65%
The Wisconsin sales tax and Wisconsin income tax rates should definitely be considered when determining the overall cost of living in Sheboygan Falls, WI. Sales taxes are taxes that are imposed onto goods and services sold. Sales taxes do vary by state and can range from no tax at all to upwards of 7%. The Wisconsin sales tax is 5% and the maximum surtax is 5.6%. Income tax is the tax imposed on income by the government. The income tax rates will vary by state and will also increase or decrease depending on the corresponding tax bracket. State income tax rates can range from anywhere from no tax at all to more than 9%. The Wisconsin income tax rates range from 4.4% to 7.65%.

Goods & Services

ItemSheboygan FallsNational avg.Difference
Haircut $16.00$15.562.8%
Beauty Salon $26.53$36.1126.5%
Toothpaste $2.96$2.4719.7%
Shampoo $1.11$0.9615.4%
Movie $8.13$10.1319.8%
Bowling $3.50$4.7426.1%

Groceries

ItemSheboygan FallsNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.28$3.987.4%
Fried Chicken $1.55$1.4110.4%
Milk $1.98$2.064.2%
Potatoes $2.06$2.9831.0%
Pizza $11.00$9.4716.1%
Beer $7.66$8.7912.9%

Health Care

ItemSheboygan FallsNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $68.34$101.0432.4%
Doctor $177.01$107.4464.7%
Dentist $85.33$90.425.6%
Ibuprofen $9.55$9.282.9%
Lipitor $435.50$426.502.1%

Housing

ItemSheboygan FallsNational avg.Difference
Home Price $142,500.00$175,700.0018.9%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $940.04$1,133.2317.0%
Apartment Rent $659.00$920.0028.4%

Transportation

ItemSheboygan FallsNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.08$1.994.4%
Tire Balancing $43.75$45.764.4%

Utilities

ItemSheboygan FallsNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$190.82$163.8116.5%
Phone $27.57$28.392.9%
Although the cost of living data is updated regularly, this cost of living information is to be used as estimates only as prices can change on an ongoing basis.

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City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Sheboygan, WI48,91892-8%
Kiel, WI3,75793-7%
Glenbeulah, WI44293-7%
Waldo, WI62795-5%
Adell, WI46595-5%
Sheboygan Falls, WI7,79696-4%

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Source: The Sheboygan Falls, WI cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.