According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Palos Heights has an overall cost of living index of 124 which is 1.2x higher than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Illinois, Palos Heights has a cost of living index that's 1.3x higher than Illinois's index of 98.
The standard of living in Palos Heights ranks as #5,001 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies Palos Heights ranks as the #1,417 most expensive place in the Prairie State.
|Living Expense||Palos Heights||Illinois||National Average|
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.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Palos Heights|
|Oak Lawn, IL||55,432||106||0.9x|
|Glen Ellyn, IL||27,741||132||1.1x|
|Oak Forest, IL||27,403||99||0.8x|
|Palos Hills, IL||17,172||105||0.8x|