La Grange, IL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
137
La Grange's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
Higher Than The National Average
316 out of 338
In Illinois
5,488 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 La Grange is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in La Grange, IL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, La Grange has an overall cost of living index of 137 which is 1.4x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Illinois, La Grange has a cost of living index that's 1.4x higher than Illinois's index of 98.

The standard of living in La Grange ranks as #5,491 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies La Grange ranks as the #927 most expensive place in the Prairie State.

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La Grange Cost Of Living Vs. Illinois

Living Expense La Grange Illinois National Average
Overall 137 98 100
Services 115 95 100
Groceries 106 97 100
Health 100 99 100
Housing 204 96 100
Transportation 114 105 100
Utilities 95 94 100
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La Grange Cost of Living Vs. IL

La Grange, 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.

$512,500
Median Home Value
$1,290
Median Rent
$122,629
Median Income
Statistic La Grange Illinois United States
Median Home Value $512,500 $202,100 $229,800
Median Rent $1,290 $1,038 $1,096
Median Income $122,629 $68,428 $64,994
Home Value To Income 4.2x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.13x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed La Grange Services Costs Vs. Illinois

Item La Grange Illinois
Shampoo $1.06 $1.06
Movie $14.85 $10.68
Bowling $15.76 $14.67

Detailed La Grange Groceries Costs Vs. Illinois

Item La Grange Illinois
Ground Beef $4.87 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.99 $1.39
Milk $2.42 $2.05

Detailed La Grange Health Costs Vs. Illinois

Item La Grange Illinois
Haircut $27.76 $18.62
Beauty Salon $65.57 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.46 $2.34

Detailed La Grange Transportation Costs Vs. Illinois

Item La Grange Illinois
Potatoes $3.23 $3.29
Pizza $12.0 $10.62
Beer $8.61 $9.38
Optometrist $96.76 $108.57
Doctor $104.96 $116.17
Dentist $101.82 $99.13

Detailed La Grange Utilities Costs Vs. Illinois

Item La Grange Illinois
Gasoline $2.51 $2.22
Tire Balancing $56.85 $50.07
All Electricity $131.89 $167.67
Phone $203.16 $175.64

La Grange SnackAbility

10
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
9
Affordability
8
Diversity
7
Safety
9
Amenities
9
Education
9.5
Commute
4

Cost Of Living In Cities Around La Grange

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. La Grange
Naperville, IL 147,734 125 0.9x
Wheaton, IL 53,157 118 0.9x
Glenview, IL 47,218 147 1.1x
Elmhurst, IL 46,571 131 1.0x
Park Ridge, IL 37,431 131 1.0x
Glen Ellyn, IL 27,741 132 1.0x
Brookfield, IL 18,520 110 0.8x
Hinsdale, IL 17,366 193 1.4x
Westchester, IL 16,255 115 0.8x
Western Springs, IL 13,247 153 1.1x

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