Troy, IL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
93
Troy's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
113 out of 338
In Illinois
2,223 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 Troy is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Troy, IL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Troy has an overall cost of living index of 93 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in Troy ranks as #2,224 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies Troy ranks as the #4,182 most expensive place in the Prairie State.

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Troy Cost Of Living Vs. Illinois

Living Expense Troy Illinois National Average
Overall 93 98 100
Services 91 98 100
Groceries 105 97 100
Health 92 100 100
Housing 88 95 100
Transportation 95 112 100
Utilities 101 97 100
For more reading on cost of living around Illinois, check out:
Troy Cost of Living Vs. IL

Troy, 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.

$178,800
Median Home Value
$818
Median Rent
$71,381
Median Income
Statistic Troy Illinois United States
Median Home Value $178,800 $194,500 $217,500
Median Rent $818 $1,010 $1,062
Median Income $71,381 $65,886 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.5x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.14x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Troy Services Costs Vs. Illinois

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

Detailed Troy Groceries Costs Vs. Illinois

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

Detailed Troy Health Costs Vs. Illinois

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

Detailed Troy Transportation Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Troy 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 Troy Utilities Costs Vs. Illinois

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

Troy SnackAbility

6
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8.5
Diversity
5
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
7

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Troy

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Troy
Edwardsville, IL 25,171 98 1.1x
Collinsville, IL 24,626 89 1.0x
Fairview Heights, IL 16,125 90 1.0x
Swansea, IL 13,851 95 1.0x
Shiloh, IL 13,482 100 1.1x
Glen Carbon, IL 12,569 99 1.1x
Highland, IL 10,012 91 1.0x
Bethalto, IL 9,284 89 1.0x
Mascoutah, IL 8,245 94 1.0x
Maryville, IL 7,953 98 1.1x

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