|The cost of living in Illinois (IL) is higher than the nationwide average. The average yearly pay in Illinois is $49,498.00, which is higher than the U.S. average annual salary by $2,756.00.
The consumer price index (CPI) of 237 in Illinois is 5.80% higher than the U.S. city average CPI of 224.
This is calculated by averaging the information about the major
metropolitan areas of the state and not by taking the state cost
of living information directly. The factors in the calculation
include the average Illinois annual salary, Illinois
tax rates and the regional Illinois consumer price index.