Mendota, IL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Mendota'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 Mendota is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Mendota, IL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Mendota has an overall cost of living index of 86 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Mendota ranks as #959 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies Mendota ranks as the #5447 most expensive place in the Prairie State.

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Mendota Cost Of Living Vs. Illinois

Living Expense Mendota Illinois National Average
Overall 86 98 100
Services 96 98 100
Groceries 94 97 100
Health 105 100 100
Housing 60 95 100
Transportation 109 112 100
Utilities 90 97 100
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Mendota Cost of Living Vs. IL

Mendota, 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 Mendota Illinois United States
Median Home Value $109,500 $187,200 $204,900
Median Rent $529 $984 $1,023
Median Income $54,130 $63,575 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.0x 2.9x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.12x 0.19x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Mendota

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Mendota
Plainfield, IL 43,048 119 1.4x
Oswego, IL 34,383 112 1.3x
St. Charles, IL 32,772 113 1.3x
Batavia, IL 26,282 113 1.3x
Geneva, IL 21,799 117 1.4x
Sycamore, IL 17,725 96 1.1x
Campton Hills, IL 11,348 137 1.6x
Sugar Grove, IL 9,545 110 1.3x
Boulder Hill, IL 9,179 99 1.2x

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