Geneva, IL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
117
Geneva's Overall Cost Of Living
1.2x
Higher Than The National Average
282 out of 338
In Illinois
4,633 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 Geneva is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Geneva, IL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Geneva has an overall cost of living index of 117 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Illinois, Geneva has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than Illinois's index of 98.

The standard of living in Geneva ranks as #4,636 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies Geneva ranks as the #1,770 most expensive place in the Prairie State.

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Geneva Cost Of Living Vs. Illinois

Living Expense Geneva Illinois National Average
Overall 117 98 100
Services 98 98 100
Groceries 100 97 100
Health 110 100 100
Housing 156 95 100
Transportation 117 112 100
Utilities 90 97 100
For more reading on cost of living around Illinois, check out:
Geneva Cost of Living Vs. IL

Geneva, 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.

$338,300
Median Home Value
$1,510
Median Rent
$111,916
Median Income
Statistic Geneva Illinois United States
Median Home Value $338,300 $194,500 $217,500
Median Rent $1,510 $1,010 $1,062
Median Income $111,916 $65,886 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.0x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.16x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Geneva Services Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Geneva Illinois
Shampoo $0.96 $1.01
Movie $10.54 $10.72
Bowling $15.5 $13.86

Detailed Geneva Groceries Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Geneva Illinois
Ground Beef $3.96 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.62 $1.4
Milk $2.16 $1.96

Detailed Geneva Health Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Geneva Illinois
Haircut $19.28 $17.49
Beauty Salon $39.33 $38.17
Toothpaste $3.16 $2.32

Detailed Geneva Transportation Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Geneva Illinois
Potatoes $2.93 $3.18
Pizza $10.68 $10.39
Beer $8.26 $9.23
Optometrist $107.11 $106.34
Doctor $157.4 $115.25
Dentist $103.57 $98.38

Detailed Geneva Utilities Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Geneva Illinois
Gasoline $3.1 $2.59
Tire Balancing $56.78 $48.9
All Electricity $131.81 $167.6
Phone $188.88 $163.42

Geneva SnackAbility

10
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8.5
Education
9.5
Commute
5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Geneva

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Geneva
Naperville, IL 147,501 128 1.1x
Wheaton, IL 53,270 121 1.0x
Hoffman Estates, IL 50,841 115 1.0x
Elmhurst, IL 46,463 132 1.1x
Bartlett, IL 41,120 118 1.0x
St. Charles, IL 32,686 113 1.0x
Glen Ellyn, IL 27,855 131 1.1x
West Chicago, IL 27,180 108 0.9x
Batavia, IL 26,250 113 1.0x
Lisle, IL 23,431 120 1.0x

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