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Overall 16%
Goods & Services 7%
Housing 62%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2019 and was released from C2ER in January, 2020; this is the most current data available.
The cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. For example, if the cost of living is 90, then it is 10% lower than average. If the cost of living is 110, then it is 10% higher than average. The breakdown for each index is as follows: goods & services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). If the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
IndexWind PointWisconsinNational
Cost of living11696100
Goods & Services9398100
Groceries9397100
Health care114113100
Housing16288100
Transportation102100100
Utilities9497100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in Wind Point is 21% higher than the Wisconsin average
  • The cost of living in Wind Point is 16% higher than the national average
  • Wind Point housing is 62% higher than the national average
  • Wisconsin general sales tax is 2% lower than the national average
  • Wisconsin state income tax is 62% 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$98,333$8,194$2,294$2,950
      Renters$67,875$5,656$1,584$2,036

      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

      ItemWind PointNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $20.43$17.4916.8%
      Beauty Salon $38.60$38.171.1%
      Toothpaste $1.92$2.3217.3%
      Shampoo $0.99$1.012.2%
      Movie $11.04$10.722.9%
      Bowling $16.00$13.8615.4%

      Groceries

      ItemWind PointNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $3.66$3.906.2%
      Fried Chicken $1.32$1.405.4%
      Milk $1.71$1.9612.9%
      Potatoes $2.58$3.1818.9%
      Pizza $9.99$10.393.9%
      Beer $8.07$9.2312.6%

      Health Care

      ItemWind PointNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $53.00$106.3450.2%
      Doctor $183.67$115.2559.4%
      Dentist $102.20$98.383.9%
      Ibuprofen $8.72$9.265.8%
      Lipitor $494.39$466.476.0%

      Housing

      ItemWind PointNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $257,100.00$184,700.0039.2%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,249.28$1,273.321.9%
      Apartment Rent $2,056.00$949.00116.6%

      Transportation

      ItemWind PointNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.78$2.597.2%
      Tire Balancing $47.04$48.903.8%

      Utilities

      ItemWind PointNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$153.62$167.608.3%
      Phone $177.30$163.428.5%
      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.

      Nearby cities with low cost of living

      City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Racine, WI77,93186-14%
      St. Francis, WI9,51690-10%
      Sturtevant, WI6,96190-10%
      Kenosha, WI99,86591-9%
      Cudahy, WI18,32191-9%
      Wind Point, WI1,78511616%

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      City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
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      Hayden, CO1,7861099%
      Littlerock, CA1,7861066%
      Wind Point, WI1,78511616%
      Source: The Wind Point, WI cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.