Godfrey, IL Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
90
Godfrey's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
95 out of 338
In Illinois
1,633 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 Godfrey is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Godfrey, IL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Godfrey has an overall cost of living index of 90 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Godfrey ranks as #1,633 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies Godfrey ranks as the #4,785 most expensive place in the Prairie State.

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Godfrey Cost Of Living Vs. Illinois

Living Expense Godfrey Illinois National Average
Overall 90 98 100
Services 93 95 100
Groceries 103 97 100
Health 88 99 100
Housing 76 96 100
Transportation 92 105 100
Utilities 97 94 100
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Godfrey Cost of Living Vs. IL

Godfrey, 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.

$154,800
Median Home Value
$1,034
Median Rent
$73,041
Median Income
Statistic Godfrey Illinois United States
Median Home Value $154,800 $202,100 $229,800
Median Rent $1,034 $1,038 $1,096
Median Income $73,041 $68,428 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.1x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.17x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Godfrey Services Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Godfrey Illinois
Shampoo $1.1 $1.06
Movie $9.81 $10.68
Bowling $15.64 $14.67

Detailed Godfrey Groceries Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Godfrey Illinois
Ground Beef $4.13 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.67 $1.39
Milk $1.86 $2.05

Detailed Godfrey Health Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Godfrey Illinois
Haircut $17.58 $18.62
Beauty Salon $38.54 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.36 $2.34

Detailed Godfrey Transportation Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Godfrey Illinois
Potatoes $2.98 $3.29
Pizza $9.9 $10.62
Beer $9.38 $9.38
Optometrist $76.71 $108.57
Doctor $75.53 $116.17
Dentist $98.39 $99.13

Detailed Godfrey Utilities Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Godfrey Illinois
Gasoline $2.03 $2.22
Tire Balancing $41.83 $50.07
All Electricity $149.35 $167.67
Phone $193.9 $175.64

Godfrey SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Godfrey

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Godfrey
St. Charles, MO 70,650 94 1.0x
Alton, IL 26,490 83 0.9x
Edwardsville, IL 25,332 98 1.1x
Old Jamestown, MO 19,602 98 1.1x
Glen Carbon, IL 12,468 97 1.1x
Wood River, IL 10,149 82 0.9x
Bethalto, IL 9,258 86 1.0x
Jerseyville, IL 7,860 87 1.0x
Black Jack, MO 6,930 89 1.0x
East Alton, IL 6,021 85 0.9x

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