Rock Springs 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.
IndexRock SpringsWisconsinNational
Cost of living index9596100
IndexRock SpringsWisconsinNational
Goods & Services index10698100
Groceries index10697100
Health care index123113100
Housing index6988100
Transportation index104100100
Utilities index10097100
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  • The cost of living in Rock Springs is 1% lower than the Wisconsin average.
  • The cost of living in Rock Springs is 5% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Rock Springs is 31% lower than the national average.
  • Wisconsin general sales tax is 2% lower than the national average.
  • Wisconsin state income tax is 80% 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$56,250$4,688$1,312$1,688
      Renters$23,750$1,979$554$713

      Wisconsin Sales Tax

      StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
      Wisconsin5%6.75%

      Wisconsin Income Tax

      StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
      Wisconsin4%7.65%

      Goods & Services

      ItemRock SpringsNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $17.67$17.491.0%
      Beauty Salon $39.67$38.173.9%
      Toothpaste $2.32$2.320.0%
      Shampoo $1.02$1.010.8%
      Movie $11.47$10.727.0%
      Bowling $22.33$13.8661.1%

      Groceries

      ItemRock SpringsNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $3.79$3.902.8%
      Fried Chicken $1.62$1.4016.1%
      Milk $2.16$1.9610.1%
      Potatoes $2.82$3.1811.4%
      Pizza $9.83$10.395.4%
      Beer $8.24$9.2310.7%

      Health Care

      ItemRock SpringsNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $61.00$106.3442.6%
      Doctor $196.00$115.2570.1%
      Dentist $112.33$98.3814.2%
      Ibuprofen $11.16$9.2620.5%
      Lipitor $495.59$466.476.2%

      Housing

      ItemRock SpringsNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $118,800.00$184,700.0035.7%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,499.37$1,273.3217.8%
      Apartment Rent $758.00$949.0020.1%

      Transportation

      ItemRock SpringsNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.67$2.593.1%
      Tire Balancing $52.67$48.907.7%

      Utilities

      ItemRock SpringsNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$172.59$167.603.0%
      Phone $175.83$163.427.6%
      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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      Bluffview, WI65383-17%
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      La Valle, WI35691-9%
      Cazenovia, WI41191-9%
      North Freedom, WI66592-8%
      Rock Springs, WI38595-5%

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      Source: The Rock Springs, WI cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.