Cost of living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

Summary of cost of living in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

  • Family of four estimated monthly costs: $4,080
  • Single person estimated monthly costs: $2,128
  • WARNING!  These estimates are based on data that may have some inconsistencies at the moment. They already provide a decent estimate but they are not currently bullet-proof.

List of prices in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Current as of Oct 2022.

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Food Update prices
Basic lunchtime menu (including a drink) in the business district $15
Combo meal in fast food restaurant (big mac meal or similar) $8
500 gr (1 lb.) of boneless chicken breast $5.04
1 liter (1 qt.) of whole fat milk $0.74
12 eggs, large $2.78
1 kg (2 lb.) of tomatoes $2.68
500 gr (16 oz.) of local cheese $5.79
1 kg (2 lb.) of apples $2.72
1 kg (2 lb.) of potatoes $1.78
0.5 l (16 oz) domestic beer in the supermarket $2.29
1 bottle of red table wine, good quality $16
2 liters of coca-cola $1.96
Bread for 2 people for 1 day $1.98
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Housing Update prices
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in expensive area $1,604
Monthly rent for 85 m2 (900 sqft) furnished accommodation in normal area $1,294
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 2 people in 85m2 flat $163
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in expensive area $1,124
Monthly rent for a 45 m2 (480 sqft) furnished studio in normal area $1,014
Utilities 1 month (heating, electricity, gas ...) for 1 person in 45 m2 (480 sqft) studio $93
Internet 8 mbps (1 month) $50
40” flat screen tv $253
Microwave 800/900 watt (bosch, panasonic, lg, sharp, or equivalent brands) $77
Laundry detergent (3 l. ~ 100 oz.) $10
Hourly rate for cleaning help $20
Clothes Update prices
1 pair of jeans (levis 501 or similar) $43
1 summer dress in a high street store (zara, h&m or similar retailers) $50
1 pair of sport shoes (nike, adidas, or equivalent brands) $80
1 pair of men’s leather business shoes $93
Transportation Update prices
Volkswagen golf 1.4 tsi 150 cv (or equivalent), with no extras, new $23,996
1 liter (1/4 gallon) of gas $1.12
Monthly ticket public transport $69
Taxi trip on a business day, basic tariff, 8 km. (5 miles) $17
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Personal Care Update prices
Cold medicine for 6 days (tylenol, frenadol, coldrex, or equivalent brands) $6
1 box of antibiotics (12 doses) $28
Short visit to private doctor (15 minutes) $165
1 box of 32 tampons (tampax, ob, ...) $8
Deodorant, roll-on (50ml ~ 1.5 oz.) $3.15
Hair shampoo 2-in-1 (400 ml ~ 12 oz.) $4.13
4 rolls of toilet paper $3.56
Tube of toothpaste $1.55
Standard men's haircut in expat area of the city $19
Entertainment Update prices
Basic dinner out for two in neighborhood pub $41
2 tickets to the movies $20
2 tickets to the theater (best available seats) $391
Dinner for two at an italian restaurant in the expat area including appetisers, main course, wine and dessert $66
1 cocktail drink in downtown club $8
Cappuccino in expat area of the city $5.03
1 beer in neighbourhood pub (500ml or 1pt.) $4.50
Ipad wi-fi 128gb $297
1 min. of prepaid mobile tariff (no discounts or plans) $0.18
1 month of gym membership in business district $40
1 package of marlboro cigarettes $10
Some of these prices have some inconsistencies. They already provide a reliable comparison but they are not bullet-proof. They are based on 126 prices entered by 18 different people.
Latest price update: October 05, 2022

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