Glenwood, IL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
99
Glenwood's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
160 out of 338
In Illinois
3,077 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 Glenwood is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Glenwood, IL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Glenwood has an overall cost of living index of 99 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Illinois, Glenwood has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Illinois's index of 98.

The standard of living in Glenwood ranks as #3,078 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies Glenwood ranks as the #3,329 most expensive place in the Prairie State.

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Glenwood Cost Of Living Vs. Illinois

Living Expense Glenwood Illinois National Average
Overall 99 98 100
Services 109 98 100
Groceries 104 97 100
Health 100 100 100
Housing 79 95 100
Transportation 125 112 100
Utilities 93 97 100
For more reading on cost of living around Illinois, check out:
Glenwood Cost of Living Vs. IL

Glenwood, 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.

$126,000
Median Home Value
$1,586
Median Rent
$67,554
Median Income
Statistic Glenwood Illinois United States
Median Home Value $126,000 $194,500 $217,500
Median Rent $1,586 $1,010 $1,062
Median Income $67,554 $65,886 $62,843
Home Value To Income 1.9x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.28x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Glenwood Services Costs Vs. Illinois

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

Detailed Glenwood Groceries Costs Vs. Illinois

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

Detailed Glenwood Health Costs Vs. Illinois

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

Detailed Glenwood Transportation Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Glenwood 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 Glenwood Utilities Costs Vs. Illinois

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

Glenwood SnackAbility

8
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8
Affordability
7
Diversity
8.5
Safety
8
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
3

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Glenwood

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Glenwood
Orland Park, IL 58,749 112 1.1x
Tinley Park, IL 56,505 106 1.1x
Chicago Heights, IL 29,856 90 0.9x
Lansing, IL 27,904 98 1.0x
Oak Forest, IL 27,617 100 1.0x
South Holland, IL 21,677 106 1.1x
Mokena, IL 20,674 112 1.1x
Homewood, IL 19,112 99 1.0x
Palos Hills, IL 17,318 106 1.1x
Palos Heights, IL 12,480 122 1.2x

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