Calumet City, IL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
96
Calumet City's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
129 out of 338
In Illinois
2,651 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 Calumet City is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Calumet City, IL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Calumet City has an overall cost of living index of 96 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Illinois, Calumet City has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Illinois's index of 98.

The standard of living in Calumet City ranks as #2,652 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies Calumet City ranks as the #3,754 most expensive place in the Prairie State.

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Calumet City Cost Of Living Vs. Illinois

Living Expense Calumet City Illinois National Average
Overall 96 98 100
Services 109 98 100
Groceries 104 97 100
Health 100 100 100
Housing 68 95 100
Transportation 125 112 100
Utilities 93 97 100
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Calumet City Cost of Living Vs. IL

Calumet City, 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.

$106,000
Median Home Value
$967
Median Rent
$44,456
Median Income
Statistic Calumet City Illinois United States
Median Home Value $106,000 $194,500 $217,500
Median Rent $967 $1,010 $1,062
Median Income $44,456 $65,886 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.4x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.26x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Calumet City Services Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Calumet City Illinois
Shampoo $0.92 $1.01
Movie $14.86 $10.72
Bowling $19.0 $13.86

Detailed Calumet City Groceries Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Calumet City Illinois
Ground Beef $4.07 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.74 $1.4
Milk $2.09 $1.96

Detailed Calumet City Health Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Calumet City Illinois
Haircut $22.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $69.77 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.69 $2.32

Detailed Calumet City Transportation Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Calumet City Illinois
Potatoes $3.74 $3.18
Pizza $10.0 $10.39
Beer $8.14 $9.23
Optometrist $97.0 $106.34
Doctor $105.0 $115.25
Dentist $102.0 $98.38

Detailed Calumet City Utilities Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Calumet City Illinois
Gasoline $3.42 $2.59
Tire Balancing $57.0 $48.9
All Electricity $131.81 $167.6
Phone $200.46 $163.42

Calumet City SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
8
Safety
4
Amenities
9.5
Education
6
Commute
3

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