Cicero, IL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Cicero'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 Cicero is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Cicero, IL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Cicero has an overall cost of living index of 98 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Cicero ranks as #2953 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies Cicero ranks as the #3453 most expensive place in the Prairie State.

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Cicero Cost Of Living Vs. Illinois

Living Expense Cicero Illinois National Average
Overall 98 98 100
Services 109 98 100
Groceries 104 97 100
Health 100 100 100
Housing 76 95 100
Transportation 125 112 100
Utilities 93 97 100
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Cicero Cost of Living Vs. IL

Cicero, 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 Cicero Illinois United States
Median Home Value $154,600 $187,200 $204,900
Median Rent $910 $984 $1,023
Median Income $47,487 $63,575 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.3x 2.9x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.19x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Cicero

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Cicero
Chicago, IL 2,718,555 110 1.1x
Berwyn, IL 55,949 104 1.1x
Wheaton, IL 53,480 121 1.2x
Oak Park, IL 52,225 126 1.3x
Glenview, IL 47,333 145 1.5x
Elmhurst, IL 46,331 132 1.3x
Park Ridge, IL 37,764 132 1.3x
Glen Ellyn, IL 27,958 131 1.3x
Wilmette, IL 27,419 164 1.7x
Hinsdale, IL 17,654 190 1.9x

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