Pekin, IL Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-07
84
Pekin's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
44 out of 338
In Illinois
629 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 Pekin is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Pekin, IL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Pekin has an overall cost of living index of 84 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Pekin ranks as #629 most affordable out of the 6,418 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies Pekin ranks as the #5,789 most expensive place in the Prairie State.

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Pekin Cost Of Living Vs. Illinois

Living Expense Pekin Illinois National Average
Overall 84 98 100
Services 93 95 100
Groceries 97 97 100
Health 91 99 100
Housing 59 96 100
Transportation 104 105 100
Utilities 98 94 100
For more reading on cost of living around Illinois, check out:
Pekin Cost of Living Vs. IL

Pekin, 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.

$104,000
Median Home Value
$671
Median Rent
$50,552
Median Income
Statistic Pekin Illinois United States
Median Home Value $104,000 $202,100 $229,800
Median Rent $671 $1,038 $1,096
Median Income $50,552 $68,428 $64,994
Home Value To Income 2.1x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.16x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Pekin Services Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Pekin Illinois
Shampoo $1.57 $1.06
Movie $6.86 $10.68
Bowling $15.0 $14.67

Detailed Pekin Groceries Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Pekin Illinois
Ground Beef $3.91 $4.22
Fried Chicken $1.03 $1.39
Milk $1.32 $2.05

Detailed Pekin Health Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Pekin Illinois
Haircut $21.67 $18.62
Beauty Salon $30.0 $39.05
Toothpaste $2.27 $2.34

Detailed Pekin Transportation Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Pekin Illinois
Potatoes $3.3 $3.29
Pizza $11.16 $10.62
Beer $7.53 $9.38
Optometrist $141.52 $108.57
Doctor $114.08 $116.17
Dentist $79.0 $99.13

Detailed Pekin Utilities Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Pekin Illinois
Gasoline $2.36 $2.22
Tire Balancing $48.33 $50.07
All Electricity $161.97 $167.67
Phone $191.29 $175.64

Pekin SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
5
Safety
N/A
Amenities
9
Education
6
Commute
8

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Pekin

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Pekin
Peoria, IL 112,644 87 1.0x
East Peoria, IL 22,615 87 1.0x
Washington, IL 16,555 95 1.1x
Morton, IL 15,791 97 1.2x
Bartonville, IL 6,174 89 1.1x
Peoria Heights, IL 5,825 81 1.0x
Creve Coeur, IL 5,074 83 1.0x

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