Kankakee, IL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
88
Kankakee'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 Kankakee is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Kankakee, IL?

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

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

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

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Kankakee Cost Of Living Vs. Illinois

Living Expense Kankakee Illinois National Average
Overall 88 98 100
Services 97 95 100
Groceries 101 97 100
Health 97 99 100
Housing 57 96 100
Transportation 110 105 100
Utilities 90 94 100
For more reading on cost of living around Illinois, check out:
Kankakee Cost of Living Vs. IL

Kankakee, 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.

$87,000
Median Home Value
$844
Median Rent
$38,763
Median Income
Statistic Kankakee Illinois United States
Median Home Value $87,000 $202,100 $229,800
Median Rent $844 $1,038 $1,096
Median Income $38,763 $68,428 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.2x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.26x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Kankakee Services Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Kankakee Illinois
Shampoo $0.97 $1.06
Movie $8.62 $10.68
Bowling $14.73 $14.67

Detailed Kankakee Groceries Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Kankakee Illinois
Ground Beef $4.22 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.52 $1.39
Milk $1.99 $2.05

Detailed Kankakee Health Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Kankakee Illinois
Haircut $19.15 $18.62
Beauty Salon $32.13 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.2 $2.34

Detailed Kankakee Transportation Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Kankakee Illinois
Potatoes $3.01 $3.29
Pizza $11.69 $10.62
Beer $8.72 $9.38
Optometrist $162.5 $108.57
Doctor $115.78 $116.17
Dentist $94.98 $99.13

Detailed Kankakee Utilities Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Kankakee Illinois
Gasoline $2.33 $2.22
Tire Balancing $63.2 $50.07
All Electricity $130.12 $167.67
Phone $191.29 $175.64

Kankakee SnackAbility

4
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
4/10
Housing
5
Affordability
7
Diversity
9.5
Safety
6
Amenities
8.5
Education
4
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Kankakee

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Kankakee
Naperville, IL 147,734 125 1.4x
Tinley Park, IL 56,082 105 1.2x
Downers Grove, IL 49,263 120 1.4x
Lisle, IL 23,363 117 1.3x
Darien, IL 21,843 111 1.3x
Bourbonnais, IL 19,639 95 1.1x
Hinsdale, IL 17,366 193 2.2x
La Grange, IL 15,555 137 1.6x
Bradley, IL 15,296 91 1.0x
Western Springs, IL 13,247 153 1.7x

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