Lansing, IL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
98
Lansing's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
148 out of 338
In Illinois
2,952 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 Lansing is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Lansing, IL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Lansing has an overall cost of living index of 98 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Lansing ranks as #2,953 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies Lansing ranks as the #3,453 most expensive place in the Prairie State.

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Lansing Cost Of Living Vs. Illinois

Living Expense Lansing Illinois National Average
Overall 98 98 100
Services 109 98 100
Groceries 104 97 100
Health 100 100 100
Housing 77 95 100
Transportation 125 112 100
Utilities 93 97 100
For more reading on cost of living around Illinois, check out:
Lansing Cost of Living Vs. IL

Lansing, 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.

$129,900
Median Home Value
$1,004
Median Rent
$53,940
Median Income
Statistic Lansing Illinois United States
Median Home Value $129,900 $194,500 $217,500
Median Rent $1,004 $1,010 $1,062
Median Income $53,940 $65,886 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.4x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Lansing Services Costs Vs. Illinois

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

Detailed Lansing Groceries Costs Vs. Illinois

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

Detailed Lansing Health Costs Vs. Illinois

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

Detailed Lansing Transportation Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Lansing 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 Lansing Utilities Costs Vs. Illinois

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

Lansing SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Lansing

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Lansing
Hammond, IN 76,547 93 0.9x
Orland Park, IL 58,749 112 1.1x
Tinley Park, IL 56,505 106 1.1x
Oak Forest, IL 27,617 100 1.0x
Munster, IN 22,689 109 1.1x
South Holland, IL 21,677 106 1.1x
Mokena, IL 20,674 112 1.1x
Palos Hills, IL 17,318 106 1.1x
Dyer, IN 15,953 106 1.1x
Palos Heights, IL 12,480 122 1.2x

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