Jacksonville, IL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
88
Jacksonville's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
82 out of 338
In Illinois
1,278 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 Jacksonville is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Jacksonville, IL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Jacksonville has an overall cost of living index of 88 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Jacksonville ranks as #1,278 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies Jacksonville ranks as the #5,140 most expensive place in the Prairie State.

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Jacksonville Cost Of Living Vs. Illinois

Living Expense Jacksonville Illinois National Average
Overall 88 98 100
Services 106 95 100
Groceries 94 97 100
Health 106 99 100
Housing 59 96 100
Transportation 103 105 100
Utilities 89 94 100
For more reading on cost of living around Illinois, check out:
Jacksonville Cost of Living Vs. IL

Jacksonville, 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.

$106,400
Median Home Value
$659
Median Rent
$46,500
Median Income
Statistic Jacksonville Illinois United States
Median Home Value $106,400 $202,100 $229,800
Median Rent $659 $1,038 $1,096
Median Income $46,500 $68,428 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.3x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.17x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Jacksonville Services Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Jacksonville Illinois
Shampoo $0.89 $1.06
Movie $11.99 $10.68
Bowling $6.4 $14.67

Detailed Jacksonville Groceries Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Jacksonville Illinois
Ground Beef $3.69 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.4 $1.39
Milk $1.72 $2.05

Detailed Jacksonville Health Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Jacksonville Illinois
Haircut $10.71 $18.62
Beauty Salon $32.39 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.21 $2.34

Detailed Jacksonville Transportation Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Jacksonville Illinois
Potatoes $2.86 $3.29
Pizza $12.73 $10.62
Beer $8.22 $9.38
Optometrist $74.0 $108.57
Doctor $133.89 $116.17
Dentist $89.33 $99.13

Detailed Jacksonville Utilities Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Jacksonville Illinois
Gasoline $2.25 $2.22
Tire Balancing $48.87 $50.07
All Electricity $159.87 $167.67
Phone $23.34 $175.64

Jacksonville SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Jacksonville

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Jacksonville
Springfield, IL 115,075 93 1.1x
Chatham, IL 13,231 102 1.2x
Middletown, KY 7,885 103 1.2x
Jerseyville, IL 7,860 87 1.0x
Litchfield, IL 6,626 84 1.0x
Carlinville, IL 5,645 84 1.0x
Beardstown, IL 5,504 84 1.0x

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