Freeport, IL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-08
84
Freeport's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
44 out of 338
In Illinois
629 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 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 84 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Illinois, Freeport has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Illinois's index of 98.

The standard of living in Freeport ranks as #629 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies Freeport ranks as the #5,789 most expensive place in the Prairie State.

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Freeport Cost Of Living Vs. Illinois

Living Expense Freeport Illinois National Average
Overall 84 98 100
Services 98 95 100
Groceries 94 97 100
Health 110 99 100
Housing 49 96 100
Transportation 105 105 100
Utilities 89 94 100
For more reading on cost of living around Illinois, check out:
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.

$67,500
Median Home Value
$669
Median Rent
$39,787
Median Income
Statistic Freeport Illinois United States
Median Home Value $67,500 $202,100 $229,800
Median Rent $669 $1,038 $1,096
Median Income $39,787 $68,428 $64,994
Home Value To Income 1.7x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Freeport Services Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Freeport Illinois
Shampoo $1.0 $1.06
Movie $11.76 $10.68
Bowling $12.42 $14.67

Detailed Freeport Groceries Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Freeport Illinois
Ground Beef $3.88 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.49 $1.39
Milk $1.57 $2.05

Detailed Freeport Health Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Freeport Illinois
Haircut $15.8 $18.62
Beauty Salon $32.1 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.31 $2.34

Detailed Freeport Transportation Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Freeport Illinois
Potatoes $3.35 $3.29
Pizza $10.49 $10.62
Beer $8.17 $9.38
Optometrist $73.81 $108.57
Doctor $162.33 $116.17
Dentist $102.11 $99.13

Detailed Freeport Utilities Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Freeport Illinois
Gasoline $2.39 $2.22
Tire Balancing $50.79 $50.07
All Electricity $130.38 $167.67
Phone $191.29 $175.64

Freeport SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
4
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
7
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Freeport

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Freeport
Dixon, IL 15,544 85 1.0x
Sterling, IL 14,774 84 1.0x
Verona, WI 13,215 116 1.4x
Stoughton, WI 13,146 101 1.2x
Roscoe, IL 10,632 97 1.2x
Oregon, WI 10,513 110 1.3x
Rock Falls, IL 8,914 81 1.0x
Rockton, IL 7,710 94 1.1x
Mount Horeb, WI 7,494 110 1.3x

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