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Wisconsin Rent Significantly More Affordable Than National Average

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The average rent nationwide for a one-bedroom home is $1,105 per month and $1,342 for a two-bedroom home. Here in Wisconsin, the average rent for a one-bedroom home is $777 per month and $965 for a two-bedroom home.

While this is significantly less than the country average of rent, it still means that an individual earning minimum wage in Wisconsin must work 82 hours each week to make rent. 

In the Eau Claire metropolitan area, the average rent for a two-bedroom apartment is $836 which means locals have access to some of the most affordable rent in the state. 

More information regarding Wisconsin rent prices can be found here