Dolton, IL Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
99
Dolton's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
163 out of 338
In Illinois
3,027 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 Dolton is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Dolton, IL?

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

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

The standard of living in Dolton ranks as #3,027 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies Dolton ranks as the #3,392 most expensive place in the Prairie State.

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Dolton Cost Of Living Vs. Illinois

Living Expense Dolton Illinois National Average
Overall 99 98 100
Services 113 95 100
Groceries 106 97 100
Health 97 99 100
Housing 70 96 100
Transportation 113 105 100
Utilities 95 94 100
For more reading on cost of living around Illinois, check out:
Dolton Cost of Living Vs. IL

Dolton, 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.

$106,200
Median Home Value
$1,320
Median Rent
$50,237
Median Income
Statistic Dolton Illinois United States
Median Home Value $106,200 $202,100 $229,800
Median Rent $1,320 $1,038 $1,096
Median Income $50,237 $68,428 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.1x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.32x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Dolton Services Costs Vs. Illinois

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

Detailed Dolton Groceries Costs Vs. Illinois

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

Detailed Dolton Health Costs Vs. Illinois

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

Detailed Dolton Transportation Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Dolton 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 Dolton Utilities Costs Vs. Illinois

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

Dolton SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
8
Affordability
6
Diversity
5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9.5
Education
6
Commute
3

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Dolton

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Dolton
Orland Park, IL 58,380 112 1.1x
Tinley Park, IL 56,082 105 1.1x
Harvey, IL 24,295 91 0.9x
South Holland, IL 21,451 106 1.1x
La Grange, IL 15,555 137 1.4x
Western Springs, IL 13,247 153 1.5x
La Grange Park, IL 13,129 123 1.2x
Riverdale, IL 12,530 94 0.9x
Palos Heights, IL 12,460 124 1.3x
Burr Ridge, IL 10,761 165 1.7x

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