Coal City, IL Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
Coal City's Overall Cost Of Living
Lower Than The National Average
160 out of 338
In Illinois
3,077 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 Coal City is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

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

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Coal City has an overall cost of living index of 99 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Coal City ranks as #3,078 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies Coal City ranks as the #3,329 most expensive place in the Prairie State.

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Coal City Cost Of Living Vs. Illinois

Living Expense Coal City Illinois National Average
Overall 99 98 100
Services 98 98 100
Groceries 100 97 100
Health 110 100 100
Housing 97 95 100
Transportation 117 112 100
Utilities 90 97 100
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Coal City Cost of Living Vs. IL

Coal 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Coal City Illinois United States
Median Home Value $197,100 $194,500 $217,500
Median Rent $1,006 $1,010 $1,062
Median Income $74,755 $65,886 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.6x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.16x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Coal City Services Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Coal City Illinois
Shampoo $0.96 $1.01
Movie $10.54 $10.72
Bowling $15.5 $13.86

Detailed Coal City Groceries Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Coal City Illinois
Ground Beef $3.96 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.62 $1.4
Milk $2.16 $1.96

Detailed Coal City Health Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Coal City Illinois
Haircut $19.28 $17.49
Beauty Salon $39.33 $38.17
Toothpaste $3.16 $2.32

Detailed Coal City Transportation Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Coal City Illinois
Potatoes $2.93 $3.18
Pizza $10.68 $10.39
Beer $8.26 $9.23
Optometrist $107.11 $106.34
Doctor $157.4 $115.25
Dentist $103.57 $98.38

Detailed Coal City Utilities Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Coal City Illinois
Gasoline $3.1 $2.59
Tire Balancing $56.78 $48.9
All Electricity $131.81 $167.6
Phone $188.88 $163.42

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