Mount Carmel, IL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
83
Mount Carmel's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
28 out of 338
In Illinois
522 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 Mount Carmel is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Mount Carmel, IL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Mount Carmel has an overall cost of living index of 83 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Illinois, Mount Carmel has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than Illinois's index of 98.

The standard of living in Mount Carmel ranks as #522 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies Mount Carmel ranks as the #5,884 most expensive place in the Prairie State.

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Mount Carmel Cost Of Living Vs. Illinois

Living Expense Mount Carmel Illinois National Average
Overall 83 98 100
Services 98 98 100
Groceries 91 97 100
Health 90 100 100
Housing 47 95 100
Transportation 101 112 100
Utilities 117 97 100
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Mount Carmel Cost of Living Vs. IL

Mount Carmel, 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.

$78,700
Median Home Value
$606
Median Rent
$43,656
Median Income
Statistic Mount Carmel Illinois United States
Median Home Value $78,700 $194,500 $217,500
Median Rent $606 $1,010 $1,062
Median Income $43,656 $65,886 $62,843
Home Value To Income 1.8x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.17x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Mount Carmel Services Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Mount Carmel Illinois
Shampoo $0.91 $1.01
Movie $8.72 $10.72
Bowling $13.0 $13.86

Detailed Mount Carmel Groceries Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Mount Carmel Illinois
Ground Beef $3.95 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.29 $1.4
Milk $0.88 $1.96

Detailed Mount Carmel Health Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Mount Carmel Illinois
Haircut $20.6 $17.49
Beauty Salon $34.0 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.02 $2.32

Detailed Mount Carmel Transportation Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Mount Carmel Illinois
Potatoes $2.92 $3.18
Pizza $9.99 $10.39
Beer $8.67 $9.23
Optometrist $116.6 $106.34
Doctor $98.75 $115.25
Dentist $88.17 $98.38

Detailed Mount Carmel Utilities Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Mount Carmel Illinois
Gasoline $2.72 $2.59
Tire Balancing $48.0 $48.9
All Electricity $217.34 $167.6
Phone $181.43 $163.42

Mount Carmel SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
4
Affordability
9
Diversity
5
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
9

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Mount Carmel

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Mount Carmel
Henderson, KY 28,625 87 1.0x
Vincennes, IN 17,304 84 1.0x
Jasper, IN 15,827 92 1.1x
Washington, IN 12,412 85 1.0x
Princeton, IN 8,684 84 1.0x
Robinson, IL 7,614 84 1.0x
Mount Vernon, IN 6,584 86 1.0x
Huntingburg, IN 6,522 86 1.0x
Fairfield, IL 5,082 82 1.0x

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