West Dundee, IL Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-02-06
115
West Dundee's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
276 out of 338
In Illinois
4,500 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 West Dundee is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in West Dundee, IL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, West Dundee has an overall cost of living index of 115 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Illinois, West Dundee has a cost of living index that's 1.2x higher than Illinois's index of 98.

The standard of living in West Dundee ranks as #4,502 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies West Dundee ranks as the #1,904 most expensive place in the Prairie State.

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West Dundee Cost Of Living Vs. Illinois

Living Expense West Dundee Illinois National Average
Overall 115 98 100
Services 109 98 100
Groceries 104 97 100
Health 100 100 100
Housing 134 95 100
Transportation 125 112 100
Utilities 93 97 100
For more reading on cost of living around Illinois, check out:
West Dundee Cost of Living Vs. IL

West Dundee, 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.

$264,800
Median Home Value
$1,281
Median Rent
$91,970
Median Income
Statistic West Dundee Illinois United States
Median Home Value $264,800 $194,500 $217,500
Median Rent $1,281 $1,010 $1,062
Median Income $91,970 $65,886 $62,843
Home Value To Income 2.9x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.17x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed West Dundee Services Costs Vs. Illinois

Item West Dundee Illinois
Shampoo $0.92 $1.01
Movie $14.86 $10.72
Bowling $19.0 $13.86

Detailed West Dundee Groceries Costs Vs. Illinois

Item West Dundee Illinois
Ground Beef $4.07 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.74 $1.4
Milk $2.09 $1.96

Detailed West Dundee Health Costs Vs. Illinois

Item West Dundee Illinois
Haircut $22.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $69.77 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.69 $2.32

Detailed West Dundee Transportation Costs Vs. Illinois

Item West Dundee Illinois
Potatoes $3.74 $3.18
Pizza $10.0 $10.39
Beer $8.14 $9.23
Optometrist $97.0 $106.34
Doctor $105.0 $115.25
Dentist $102.0 $98.38

Detailed West Dundee Utilities Costs Vs. Illinois

Item West Dundee Illinois
Gasoline $3.42 $2.59
Tire Balancing $57.0 $48.9
All Electricity $131.81 $167.6
Phone $200.46 $163.42

West Dundee SnackAbility

9.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
8
Diversity
8
Safety
8.5
Amenities
8.5
Education
8.5
Commute
5

Cost Of Living In Cities Around West Dundee

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. West Dundee
Elgin, IL 112,653 104 0.9x
Arlington Heights, IL 75,482 123 1.1x
Palatine, IL 68,407 116 1.0x
Hoffman Estates, IL 50,841 115 1.0x
Bartlett, IL 41,120 118 1.0x
Buffalo Grove, IL 41,062 123 1.1x
Carpentersville, IL 37,872 102 0.9x
Algonquin, IL 30,799 108 0.9x
Lake in the Hills, IL 28,759 104 0.9x
Huntley, IL 26,966 105 0.9x

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