Beardstown, IL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
84
Beardstown's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
44 out of 338
In Illinois
629 out of 6,412
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Beardstown is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Beardstown, IL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Beardstown has an overall cost of living index of 84 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Illinois, Beardstown has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Illinois's index of 98.

The standard of living in Beardstown ranks as #629 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies Beardstown ranks as the #5,789 most expensive place in the Prairie State.

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Beardstown Cost Of Living Vs. Illinois

Living Expense Beardstown Illinois National Average
Overall 84 98 100
Services 103 95 100
Groceries 97 97 100
Health 103 99 100
Housing 45 96 100
Transportation 103 105 100
Utilities 91 94 100
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Beardstown Cost of Living Vs. IL

Beardstown, IL Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Illinois, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$71,000
Median Home Value
$617
Median Rent
$43,425
Median Income
Statistic Beardstown Illinois United States
Median Home Value $71,000 $202,100 $229,800
Median Rent $617 $1,038 $1,096
Median Income $43,425 $68,428 $64,994
Home Value To Income 1.6x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.17x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Beardstown Services Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Beardstown Illinois
Shampoo $0.89 $1.06
Movie $11.99 $10.68
Bowling $6.4 $14.67

Detailed Beardstown Groceries Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Beardstown Illinois
Ground Beef $3.69 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.4 $1.39
Milk $1.72 $2.05

Detailed Beardstown Health Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Beardstown Illinois
Haircut $10.71 $18.62
Beauty Salon $32.39 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.21 $2.34

Detailed Beardstown Transportation Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Beardstown Illinois
Potatoes $2.86 $3.29
Pizza $12.73 $10.62
Beer $8.22 $9.38
Optometrist $74.0 $108.57
Doctor $133.89 $116.17
Dentist $89.33 $99.13

Detailed Beardstown Utilities Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Beardstown Illinois
Gasoline $2.25 $2.22
Tire Balancing $48.87 $50.07
All Electricity $159.87 $167.67
Phone $23.34 $175.64

Beardstown SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
3
Affordability
9
Diversity
9
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
3
Commute
9.5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Beardstown

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Beardstown
Springfield, IL 115,075 93 1.1x
Jacksonville, IL 18,784 88 1.0x
Macomb, IL 17,658 84 1.0x
Canton, IL 13,600 83 1.0x
Chatham, IL 13,231 102 1.2x
Middletown, KY 7,885 103 1.2x

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