Carlinville, IL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
85
Carlinville's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
48 out of 338
In Illinois
795 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 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 6,522 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies Carlinville ranks as the #5,611 most expensive place in the Prairie State.

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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 Cost of Living Vs. IL

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.

$91,600
Median Home Value
$796
Median Rent
$43,693
Median Income
Statistic Carlinville Illinois United States
Median Home Value $91,600 $194,500 $217,500
Median Rent $796 $1,010 $1,062
Median Income $43,693 $65,886 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.1x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Carlinville Services Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Carlinville Illinois
Shampoo $0.89 $1.01
Movie $11.99 $10.72
Bowling $6.4 $13.86

Detailed Carlinville Groceries Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Carlinville Illinois
Ground Beef $3.69 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.4 $1.4
Milk $1.72 $1.96

Detailed Carlinville Health Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Carlinville Illinois
Haircut $10.71 $17.49
Beauty Salon $32.39 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.21 $2.32

Detailed Carlinville Transportation Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Carlinville Illinois
Potatoes $2.86 $3.18
Pizza $12.73 $10.39
Beer $8.22 $9.23
Optometrist $74.0 $106.34
Doctor $133.89 $115.25
Dentist $89.33 $98.38

Detailed Carlinville Utilities Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Carlinville Illinois
Gasoline $2.25 $2.59
Tire Balancing $48.87 $48.9
All Electricity $159.87 $167.6
Phone $23.34 $163.42

Carlinville SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Carlinville

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Carlinville
Edwardsville, IL 25,171 98 1.2x
Godfrey, IL 17,579 90 1.1x
Chatham, IL 13,072 100 1.2x
Glen Carbon, IL 12,569 99 1.2x
Troy, IL 10,336 93 1.1x
Highland, IL 10,012 91 1.1x
Bethalto, IL 9,284 89 1.0x
Maryville, IL 7,953 98 1.2x
Greenville, IL 6,665 85 1.0x

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