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Cost of Living

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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Appleton, Wisconsin is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Appleton, Wisconsin is more expensive.

Overall, Appleton, Wisconsin cost of living is 98.10.

  COST OF LIVINGAppleton, WisconsinUnited States
  Overall  98100
  Grocery  94.9100
  Health  110100
  Housing  89100
  Utilities  111100
  Transportation  111100
  Miscellaneous  98100


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Strong support for entrepreneurs
The Fox Cities and NE Wisconsin (Green Bay area) currently offer an unprecendented level of support for those wishing to establish a new business. The technical... (read more)
Great place to raise a family.
Appleton is a great place to raise your family no doubt at all. Very low crime, along with plenty of things to do. Everyone is very friendly. The weather on the other... (read more)
A full four-season year!
Appelton, WI, is a place to live where you can experience the four seasons as they were intended to be experienced. Lovely summers, calm and gorgeously colored autumns,... (read more)
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safe, welcoming, good for kids
I've lived in Appleton for 10 years. I have raised 3 children to adulthood, and they attended great public schools, and always had safe and fun activities to do outside... (read more)
Appleton, WI
The Fox Cities (Appleton and surrounding communities) is a very family oriented area. Good school system; low crime; many large business along with medium size and small... (read more)
Reply to Posting 6-18-2009. Are we talking about t
I grew up in Appleton and since have gone to college and grad school in Oshkosh, Madison, and out of state. I really don't know where this prior post is coming from. In... (read more)
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