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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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.