Manhattan, IL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2022-04-07
103
Manhattan's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Higher Than The National Average
186 out of 338
In Illinois
3,487 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 Manhattan is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Manhattan, IL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Manhattan has an overall cost of living index of 103 which is 1.0x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Illinois, Manhattan has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Illinois's index of 98.

The standard of living in Manhattan ranks as #3,487 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies Manhattan ranks as the #2,932 most expensive place in the Prairie State.

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Manhattan Cost Of Living Vs. Illinois

Living Expense Manhattan Illinois National Average
Overall 103 98 100
Services 95 95 100
Groceries 96 97 100
Health 110 99 100
Housing 123 96 100
Transportation 109 105 100
Utilities 87 94 100
For more reading on cost of living around Illinois, check out:
Manhattan Cost of Living Vs. IL

Manhattan, 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.

$248,300
Median Home Value
$1,051
Median Rent
$105,726
Median Income
Statistic Manhattan Illinois United States
Median Home Value $248,300 $202,100 $229,800
Median Rent $1,051 $1,038 $1,096
Median Income $105,726 $68,428 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.3x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.12x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Manhattan Services Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Manhattan Illinois
Shampoo $1.08 $1.06
Movie $10.54 $10.68
Bowling $15.5 $14.67

Detailed Manhattan Groceries Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Manhattan Illinois
Ground Beef $4.97 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.29 $1.39
Milk $1.69 $2.05

Detailed Manhattan Health Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Manhattan Illinois
Haircut $20.12 $18.62
Beauty Salon $37.89 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.73 $2.34

Detailed Manhattan Transportation Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Manhattan Illinois
Potatoes $3.81 $3.29
Pizza $10.98 $10.62
Beer $8.53 $9.38
Optometrist $107.11 $108.57
Doctor $157.4 $116.17
Dentist $103.57 $99.13

Detailed Manhattan Utilities Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Manhattan Illinois
Gasoline $2.4 $2.22
Tire Balancing $56.78 $50.07
All Electricity $130.12 $167.67
Phone $191.29 $175.64

Manhattan SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
9
Diversity
5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
3

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Manhattan

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Manhattan
Orland Park, IL 58,380 112 1.1x
Tinley Park, IL 56,082 105 1.0x
Plainfield, IL 44,857 115 1.1x
Oak Forest, IL 27,403 99 1.0x
New Lenox, IL 26,788 110 1.1x
Mokena, IL 20,720 110 1.1x
Frankfort, IL 19,166 126 1.2x
Lemont, IL 17,131 118 1.1x
Palos Heights, IL 12,460 124 1.2x
Flossmoor, IL 9,318 113 1.1x

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