Carlinville, IL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Carlinville's Overall Cost Of Living
Lower Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Carlinville is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Carlinville, IL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Carlinville has an overall cost of living index of 85 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Carlinville ranks as #795 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies Carlinville ranks as the #5611 most expensive place in the Prairie State.

Carlinville Cost Of Living Vs. Illinois

Living Expense Carlinville Illinois National Average
Overall 85 98 100
Services 105 98 100
Groceries 95 97 100
Health 104 100 100
Housing 51 95 100
Transportation 102 112 100
Utilities 89 97 100
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Carlinville, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Carlinville Illinois United States
Median Home Value $90,200 $187,200 $204,900
Median Rent $796 $984 $1,023
Median Income $46,862 $63,575 $60,293
Home Value To Income 1.9x 2.9x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.19x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Carlinville

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Carlinville
Edwardsville, IL 24,868 98 1.2x
Godfrey, IL 17,685 90 1.1x
Glen Carbon, IL 12,845 99 1.2x
Chatham, IL 12,535 100 1.2x
Troy, IL 10,356 93 1.1x
Highland, IL 10,020 91 1.1x
Bethalto, IL 9,311 89 1.0x
Maryville, IL 7,955 98 1.2x
Greenville, IL 6,607 85 1.0x

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