Freeport, IL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Freeport's Overall Cost Of Living
Lower Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Freeport is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Freeport, IL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Freeport has an overall cost of living index of 82 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Illinois, Freeport has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than Illinois's index of 98.

The standard of living in Freeport ranks as #408 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies Freeport ranks as the #5998 most expensive place in the Prairie State.

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Freeport Cost Of Living Vs. Illinois

Living Expense Freeport Illinois National Average
Overall 82 98 100
Services 96 98 100
Groceries 94 97 100
Health 105 100 100
Housing 48 95 100
Transportation 109 112 100
Utilities 90 97 100
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Freeport Cost of Living Vs. IL

Freeport, 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 Freeport Illinois United States
Median Home Value $73,400 $187,200 $204,900
Median Rent $642 $984 $1,023
Median Income $39,419 $63,575 $60,293
Home Value To Income 1.9x 2.9x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.19x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Freeport

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Dixon, IL 15,496 84 1.0x
Sterling, IL 14,810 83 1.0x
Stoughton, WI 13,080 103 1.3x
Verona, WI 12,743 116 1.4x
Roscoe, IL 10,575 95 1.2x
Oregon, WI 10,215 107 1.3x
Rock Falls, IL 8,911 83 1.0x
Rockton, IL 7,692 93 1.1x
Mount Horeb, WI 7,421 109 1.3x

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