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Illinois Cost of Living (IL)

The cost of living in Illinois (IL) is higher than the nationwide average. The average yearly pay in Illinois is $52,590.00, which is higher than the U.S. average annual salary by $2,782.00. The consumer price index (CPI) of 235 in Illinois is 0.86% higher than the U.S. city average CPI of 233. The sales tax is 6.25%.

The CPI calculation is based on a statistical model that takes into account some of the major personal consumption categories such as healthcare, transportation, housing, education and food, in addition to the average Illinois annual salary, sales tax rates and the regional consumer price index.


Illinois Consumer Price Index (CPI):
CPI
Illinois
235
U.S. City Average
233
Average Annual Pay:
U.S. Dollars
Illinois
$52,590
U.S. City Average
$49,808
Consumption Categories in Illinois versus National Average:
Category Percentage Versus National Average
Education 47.24%
0%
90.91%
Healthcare -0.86%
1.65%
0%
Groceries 11.33%
0%
21.80%
Rent -12.46%
23.98%
0%
Mortgage 10.98%
0%
21.13%
Electricity -20.89%
40.20%
0%
Gasoline -0.38%
0.73%
0%
View the Cost of Living for cities in Illinois (IL):



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