Pontoon Beach, IL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
84
Pontoon Beach's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average
38 out of 338
In Illinois
647 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 Pontoon Beach is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Pontoon Beach, IL?

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

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

The standard of living in Pontoon Beach ranks as #647 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies Pontoon Beach ranks as the #5,760 most expensive place in the Prairie State.

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Pontoon Beach Cost Of Living Vs. Illinois

Living Expense Pontoon Beach Illinois National Average
Overall 84 98 100
Services 91 98 100
Groceries 105 97 100
Health 92 100 100
Housing 58 95 100
Transportation 95 112 100
Utilities 101 97 100
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Pontoon Beach Cost of Living Vs. IL

Pontoon Beach, 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.

$95,200
Median Home Value
$849
Median Rent
$53,341
Median Income
Statistic Pontoon Beach Illinois United States
Median Home Value $95,200 $194,500 $217,500
Median Rent $849 $1,010 $1,062
Median Income $53,341 $65,886 $62,843
Home Value To Income 1.8x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.19x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Pontoon Beach Services Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Pontoon Beach Illinois
Shampoo $1.06 $1.01
Movie $9.83 $10.72
Bowling $14.83 $13.86

Detailed Pontoon Beach Groceries Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Pontoon Beach Illinois
Ground Beef $4.01 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.67 $1.4
Milk $1.9 $1.96

Detailed Pontoon Beach Health Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Pontoon Beach Illinois
Haircut $17.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $39.71 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.32 $2.32

Detailed Pontoon Beach Transportation Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Pontoon Beach Illinois
Potatoes $3.49 $3.18
Pizza $9.96 $10.39
Beer $9.26 $9.23
Optometrist $78.67 $106.34
Doctor $71.67 $115.25
Dentist $102.57 $98.38

Detailed Pontoon Beach Utilities Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Pontoon Beach Illinois
Gasoline $2.57 $2.59
Tire Balancing $44.41 $48.9
All Electricity $163.79 $167.6
Phone $191.07 $163.42

Pontoon Beach SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
6
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
8
Safety
7
Amenities
6
Education
5
Commute
6

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Pontoon Beach

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Pontoon Beach
Edwardsville, IL 25,171 98 1.2x
Collinsville, IL 24,626 89 1.1x
Godfrey, IL 17,579 90 1.1x
Swansea, IL 13,851 95 1.1x
Shiloh, IL 13,482 100 1.2x
Glen Carbon, IL 12,569 99 1.2x
Columbia, IL 10,752 97 1.2x
Troy, IL 10,336 93 1.1x
Bethalto, IL 9,284 89 1.1x
Maryville, IL 7,953 98 1.2x

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