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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 Milwaukee, Wisconsin is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Milwaukee, Wisconsin is more expensive.

Overall, Milwaukee, Wisconsin cost of living is 84.10.

  COST OF LIVINGMilwaukee, WisconsinUnited States
  Overall  84100
  Grocery  96.6100
  Health  113100
  Housing  52100
  Utilities  111100
  Transportation  97100
  Miscellaneous  96100

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i have lived in milwaukee most of my life, but mo
they think by building apartment building and condo buildings that milwaukee will remain a thriving young family middle class. allis chalmers,caterpillar,milwaukee... (read more)
some good, some not so good
I was born and raised here, moved away in 1984 and moved back in 2003. A lot has changed, some good and some bad. Most of the manufacturing jobs and companies have... (read more)
Parking Nazis
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It's actually pretty decent
I've lived here my whole life, that's 23 years of Milwaukee experience and let me just's changed. But that's what's great about living here, you are constantly... (read more)
Painted Parrot Restaurant
For the over 55 crowd, the talk is, quite a few senior citizens dine for lunch here. And right accross the street is a senior apartment, that is not... (read more)
Response to the 2010 "Don't even think about it" p
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