Glen Ellyn, IL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
131
Glen Ellyn's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
311 out of 338
In Illinois
5,300 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 Glen Ellyn is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Glen Ellyn, IL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Glen Ellyn has an overall cost of living index of 131 which is 1.3x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Illinois, Glen Ellyn has a cost of living index that's 1.3x higher than Illinois's index of 98.

The standard of living in Glen Ellyn ranks as #5,304 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies Glen Ellyn ranks as the #1,102 most expensive place in the Prairie State.

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Glen Ellyn Cost Of Living Vs. Illinois

Living Expense Glen Ellyn Illinois National Average
Overall 131 98 100
Services 109 98 100
Groceries 104 97 100
Health 100 100 100
Housing 187 95 100
Transportation 125 112 100
Utilities 93 97 100
For more reading on cost of living around Illinois, check out:
Glen Ellyn Cost of Living Vs. IL

Glen Ellyn, 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.

$453,900
Median Home Value
$1,106
Median Rent
$110,678
Median Income
Statistic Glen Ellyn Illinois United States
Median Home Value $453,900 $194,500 $217,500
Median Rent $1,106 $1,010 $1,062
Median Income $110,678 $65,886 $62,843
Home Value To Income 4.1x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.12x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Glen Ellyn Services Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Glen Ellyn Illinois
Shampoo $0.92 $1.01
Movie $14.86 $10.72
Bowling $19.0 $13.86

Detailed Glen Ellyn Groceries Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Glen Ellyn Illinois
Ground Beef $4.07 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.74 $1.4
Milk $2.09 $1.96

Detailed Glen Ellyn Health Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Glen Ellyn Illinois
Haircut $22.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $69.77 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.69 $2.32

Detailed Glen Ellyn Transportation Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Glen Ellyn 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 Glen Ellyn Utilities Costs Vs. Illinois

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

Glen Ellyn SnackAbility

10
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
8.5
Amenities
9.5
Education
9.5
Commute
4

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Glen Ellyn

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Glen Ellyn
Arlington Heights, IL 75,482 123 0.9x
Wheaton, IL 53,270 121 0.9x
Downers Grove, IL 49,470 119 0.9x
Glenview, IL 47,416 145 1.1x
Elmhurst, IL 46,463 132 1.0x
Lombard, IL 43,998 114 0.9x
Bartlett, IL 41,120 118 0.9x
Carol Stream, IL 39,726 111 0.8x
Park Ridge, IL 37,457 132 1.0x
Addison, IL 36,896 109 0.8x

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