Lansing, IL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Lansing's Overall Cost Of Living
Lower Than The National Average
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 #2953 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies Lansing ranks as the #3453 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
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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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Lansing Illinois United States
Median Home Value $129,600 $187,200 $204,900
Median Rent $1,015 $984 $1,023
Median Income $52,471 $63,575 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.5x 2.9x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.23x 0.19x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Lansing

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Lansing
Hammond, IN 77,071 93 0.9x
Orland Park, IL 59,100 112 1.1x
Tinley Park, IL 56,898 106 1.1x
Oak Forest, IL 27,843 100 1.0x
Munster, IN 22,840 109 1.1x
South Holland, IL 21,866 106 1.1x
Mokena, IL 20,720 112 1.1x
Palos Hills, IL 17,443 106 1.1x
Dyer, IN 16,006 106 1.1x
Palos Heights, IL 12,534 122 1.2x

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