The average price of a burial plot in Wisconsin is $2,568. This is based on an analysis of 165 cemeteries in the state. In our analysis, we’ve seen costs go as high as $7,965 and as low as $350. Wisconsin’s burial plots are 28% more affordable than the rest of the country.
Keep in mind that these costs will vary depending on your specific situation. Depending on the type of burial plot you purchase, how many, and in what zip code, these prices may vary significantly from the average.
When making arrangements, we recommend contacting at least a few cemeteries to get a price that is right for your family.
Wisconsin: Average cemetery burial plot cost by city
|City||Average burial plot cost||Difference from State Average|
|Fond Du Lac, WI||$4,888||90%|
|La Crosse, WI||$1,163||-55%|
|New Berlin, WI||$1,458||-43%|
|Oak Creek, WI||$1,500||-42%|
Wisconsin: VA national and state cemeteries with free burial plots
If you are a veteran, service member or eligible family member you may be eligible for a free burial at a national VA cemetery. There are 7 such cemeteries in Wisconsin. Keep in mind these are not guaranteed to have any open spots. Please see below for contact information as well as burial plot availability.
|Northwoods National Cemetery||Open||4520 Lakewood Road Harshaw, WI 54529||Phone: 612-726-1127|
|Wood National Cemetery||Closed||5000 W National Ave. Bldg. 1301 Milwaukee, WI 53295||Phone: 414-382-5300|
|Fort Winnebago Cemetery Soldiers’ Lot||Closed||Highway EE Portage, WI 53901||Phone: 414-382-5300|
|Forest Hill Cemetery Soldiers’ Lot||Closed||One Speedway Road Madison, WI 53705||Phone: 414-382-5300|
|Forest Home Cemetery Soldiers’ Lot||Closed||2405 West Forest Home Avenue Milwaukee, WI 53215||Phone: 414-382-5300|
|Fort Crawford Cemetery Soldiers’ Lot||Closed||413 South Beaumont Road Prairie du Chien, WI 53821||Phone: 414-382-5300|
|Mound Cemetery Soldiers’ Lot||Closed||1147 West Boulevard Racine, WI 53405||Phone: 414-382-5300|
State VA cemeteries have similar free burial options as well, though these come with residency requirements. Contact your local VA office to learn more.
|Wisconsin Veterans Affairs||201 West Washington Avenue P.O. Box 7843 Madison, WI 53707-7843||Gary Dierks, Director of the Bureau of Veterans Cemeteries and Memorial Services Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs Phone: 608-267-7124||N/A|
|Central Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery||N2665, Highway QQ King, WI 54946||Phone: 715-256-5000||YES|
|Northern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery||N4063 Veterans Way Spooner, WI 54801||Donald C. Grande, Director Phone: 715-635-5360||YES|
|Southern Wisconsin Veterans Memorial Cemetery||21731 Spring Street Union Grove, WI 53182||Lee Kelley, Director Phone: 262-878-5660||YES|