Edwardsville, IL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
98
Edwardsville's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
148 out of 338
In Illinois
2,952 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 Edwardsville is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Edwardsville, IL?

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

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

The standard of living in Edwardsville ranks as #2,953 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies Edwardsville ranks as the #3,453 most expensive place in the Prairie State.

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Edwardsville Cost Of Living Vs. Illinois

Living Expense Edwardsville Illinois National Average
Overall 98 98 100
Services 91 98 100
Groceries 105 97 100
Health 92 100 100
Housing 103 95 100
Transportation 95 112 100
Utilities 101 97 100
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Edwardsville Cost of Living Vs. IL

Edwardsville, 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.

$228,300
Median Home Value
$971
Median Rent
$77,411
Median Income
Statistic Edwardsville Illinois United States
Median Home Value $228,300 $194,500 $217,500
Median Rent $971 $1,010 $1,062
Median Income $77,411 $65,886 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.9x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.15x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Edwardsville Services Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Edwardsville Illinois
Shampoo $1.06 $1.01
Movie $9.83 $10.72
Bowling $14.83 $13.86

Detailed Edwardsville Groceries Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Edwardsville Illinois
Ground Beef $4.01 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.67 $1.4
Milk $1.9 $1.96

Detailed Edwardsville Health Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Edwardsville Illinois
Haircut $17.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $39.71 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.32 $2.32

Detailed Edwardsville Transportation Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Edwardsville Illinois
Potatoes $3.49 $3.18
Pizza $9.96 $10.39
Beer $9.26 $9.23
Optometrist $78.67 $106.34
Doctor $71.67 $115.25
Dentist $102.57 $98.38

Detailed Edwardsville Utilities Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Edwardsville Illinois
Gasoline $2.57 $2.59
Tire Balancing $44.41 $48.9
All Electricity $163.79 $167.6
Phone $191.07 $163.42

Edwardsville SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8.5
Education
9.5
Commute
7

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Edwardsville

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Edwardsville
Collinsville, IL 24,626 89 0.9x
Godfrey, IL 17,579 90 0.9x
Fairview Heights, IL 16,125 90 0.9x
Swansea, IL 13,851 95 1.0x
Shiloh, IL 13,482 100 1.0x
Glen Carbon, IL 12,569 99 1.0x
Troy, IL 10,336 93 0.9x
Wood River, IL 10,169 84 0.9x
Highland, IL 10,012 91 0.9x
Bethalto, IL 9,284 89 0.9x

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