Cahokia, IL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
81
Cahokia's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
12 out of 338
In Illinois
305 out of 6,399
In America
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Cahokia is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Cahokia, IL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Cahokia has an overall cost of living index of 81 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Illinois, Cahokia has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than Illinois's index of 98.

The standard of living in Cahokia ranks as #305 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies Cahokia ranks as the #6,102 most expensive place in the Prairie State.

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Cahokia Cost Of Living Vs. Illinois

Living Expense Cahokia Illinois National Average
Overall 81 98 100
Services 91 98 100
Groceries 105 97 100
Health 92 100 100
Housing 45 95 100
Transportation 95 112 100
Utilities 101 97 100
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Cahokia Cost of Living Vs. IL

Cahokia, 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.

$47,900
Median Home Value
$891
Median Rent
$35,663
Median Income
Statistic Cahokia Illinois United States
Median Home Value $47,900 $194,500 $217,500
Median Rent $891 $1,010 $1,062
Median Income $35,663 $65,886 $62,843
Home Value To Income 1.3x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.3x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Cahokia Services Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Cahokia Illinois
Shampoo $1.06 $1.01
Movie $9.83 $10.72
Bowling $14.83 $13.86

Detailed Cahokia Groceries Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Cahokia Illinois
Ground Beef $4.01 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.67 $1.4
Milk $1.9 $1.96

Detailed Cahokia Health Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Cahokia Illinois
Haircut $17.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $39.71 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.32 $2.32

Detailed Cahokia Transportation Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Cahokia Illinois
Potatoes $3.49 $3.18
Pizza $9.96 $10.39
Beer $9.26 $9.23
Optometrist $78.67 $106.34
Doctor $71.67 $115.25
Dentist $102.57 $98.38

Detailed Cahokia Utilities Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Cahokia Illinois
Gasoline $2.57 $2.59
Tire Balancing $44.41 $48.9
All Electricity $163.79 $167.6
Phone $191.07 $163.42

Cahokia SnackAbility

3
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
3/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8.5
Education
4
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Cahokia

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Cahokia
St. Louis, MO 308,174 88 1.1x
East St. Louis, IL 26,543 78 1.0x
Edwardsville, IL 25,171 98 1.2x
Fairview Heights, IL 16,125 90 1.1x
Swansea, IL 13,851 95 1.2x
Shiloh, IL 13,482 100 1.2x
Glen Carbon, IL 12,569 99 1.2x
Columbia, IL 10,752 97 1.2x
Waterloo, IL 10,367 95 1.2x
Troy, IL 10,336 93 1.1x

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