Carpentersville, IL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
104
Carpentersville's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
193 out of 338
In Illinois
3,585 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 Carpentersville is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Carpentersville, IL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Carpentersville has an overall cost of living index of 104 which is 1.0x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Illinois, Carpentersville has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Illinois's index of 98.

The standard of living in Carpentersville ranks as #3,586 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies Carpentersville ranks as the #2,833 most expensive place in the Prairie State.

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Carpentersville Cost Of Living Vs. Illinois

Living Expense Carpentersville Illinois National Average
Overall 104 98 100
Services 113 95 100
Groceries 105 97 100
Health 101 99 100
Housing 91 96 100
Transportation 113 105 100
Utilities 91 94 100
For more reading on cost of living around Illinois, check out:
Carpentersville Cost of Living Vs. IL

Carpentersville, 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.

$176,800
Median Home Value
$1,270
Median Rent
$73,105
Median Income
Statistic Carpentersville Illinois United States
Median Home Value $176,800 $202,100 $229,800
Median Rent $1,270 $1,038 $1,096
Median Income $73,105 $68,428 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.4x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Carpentersville Services Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Carpentersville Illinois
Shampoo $1.06 $1.06
Movie $14.85 $10.68
Bowling $15.76 $14.67

Detailed Carpentersville Groceries Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Carpentersville Illinois
Ground Beef $4.87 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.99 $1.39
Milk $2.42 $2.05

Detailed Carpentersville Health Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Carpentersville Illinois
Haircut $27.76 $18.62
Beauty Salon $65.57 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.46 $2.34

Detailed Carpentersville Transportation Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Carpentersville Illinois
Potatoes $3.23 $3.29
Pizza $12.0 $10.62
Beer $8.61 $9.38
Optometrist $96.76 $108.57
Doctor $104.96 $116.17
Dentist $101.82 $99.13

Detailed Carpentersville Utilities Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Carpentersville Illinois
Gasoline $2.51 $2.22
Tire Balancing $56.85 $50.07
All Electricity $131.89 $167.67
Phone $203.16 $175.64

Carpentersville SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
9.5
Safety
9
Amenities
9.5
Education
5
Commute
4

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Carpentersville

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Carpentersville
Elgin, IL 112,062 103 1.0x
Arlington Heights, IL 75,071 125 1.2x
Mount Prospect, IL 54,165 121 1.2x
Hoffman Estates, IL 50,464 118 1.1x
Bartlett, IL 40,894 117 1.1x
Buffalo Grove, IL 40,804 121 1.2x
Algonquin, IL 30,848 109 1.0x
Lake in the Hills, IL 28,617 106 1.0x
Vernon Hills, IL 26,396 126 1.2x
Lake Zurich, IL 19,912 125 1.2x

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