Elmwood Park, IL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
110
Elmwood Park's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
244 out of 338
In Illinois
4,134 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 Elmwood Park is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Elmwood Park, IL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Elmwood Park has an overall cost of living index of 110 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Illinois, Elmwood Park has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Illinois's index of 98.

The standard of living in Elmwood Park ranks as #4,135 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies Elmwood Park ranks as the #2,271 most expensive place in the Prairie State.

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Elmwood Park Cost Of Living Vs. Illinois

Living Expense Elmwood Park Illinois National Average
Overall 110 98 100
Services 109 98 100
Groceries 104 97 100
Health 100 100 100
Housing 115 95 100
Transportation 125 112 100
Utilities 93 97 100
For more reading on cost of living around Illinois, check out:
Elmwood Park Cost of Living Vs. IL

Elmwood Park, 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.

$258,000
Median Home Value
$1,120
Median Rent
$59,963
Median Income
Statistic Elmwood Park Illinois United States
Median Home Value $258,000 $194,500 $217,500
Median Rent $1,120 $1,010 $1,062
Median Income $59,963 $65,886 $62,843
Home Value To Income 4.3x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Elmwood Park Services Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Elmwood Park Illinois
Shampoo $0.92 $1.01
Movie $14.86 $10.72
Bowling $19.0 $13.86

Detailed Elmwood Park Groceries Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Elmwood Park Illinois
Ground Beef $4.07 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.74 $1.4
Milk $2.09 $1.96

Detailed Elmwood Park Health Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Elmwood Park Illinois
Haircut $22.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $69.77 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.69 $2.32

Detailed Elmwood Park Transportation Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Elmwood Park Illinois
Potatoes $3.74 $3.18
Pizza $10.0 $10.39
Beer $8.14 $9.23
Optometrist $97.0 $106.34
Doctor $105.0 $115.25
Dentist $102.0 $98.38

Detailed Elmwood Park Utilities Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Elmwood Park Illinois
Gasoline $3.42 $2.59
Tire Balancing $57.0 $48.9
All Electricity $131.81 $167.6
Phone $200.46 $163.42

Elmwood Park SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
7
Amenities
9.5
Education
8
Commute
3

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Elmwood Park

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Elmwood Park
Oak Park, IL 52,233 126 1.1x
Glenview, IL 47,416 145 1.3x
Elmhurst, IL 46,463 132 1.2x
Buffalo Grove, IL 41,062 123 1.1x
Park Ridge, IL 37,457 132 1.2x
Northbrook, IL 33,343 153 1.4x
Highland Park, IL 29,628 151 1.4x
Wilmette, IL 27,247 164 1.5x
Melrose Park, IL 25,605 103 0.9x
Maywood, IL 23,578 99 0.9x

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