Wood Dale, IL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2021-02-06
111
Wood Dale's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
250 out of 338
In Illinois
4,210 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 Wood Dale is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Wood Dale, IL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Wood Dale has an overall cost of living index of 111 which is 1.1x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Illinois, Wood Dale has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Illinois's index of 98.

The standard of living in Wood Dale ranks as #4,212 most affordable out of the 6,522 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies Wood Dale ranks as the #2,195 most expensive place in the Prairie State.

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Wood Dale Cost Of Living Vs. Illinois

Living Expense Wood Dale Illinois National Average
Overall 111 98 100
Services 109 98 100
Groceries 104 97 100
Health 100 100 100
Housing 121 95 100
Transportation 125 112 100
Utilities 93 97 100
For more reading on cost of living around Illinois, check out:
Wood Dale Cost of Living Vs. IL

Wood Dale, 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.

$236,900
Median Home Value
$1,244
Median Rent
$70,552
Median Income
Statistic Wood Dale Illinois United States
Median Home Value $236,900 $194,500 $217,500
Median Rent $1,244 $1,010 $1,062
Median Income $70,552 $65,886 $62,843
Home Value To Income 3.4x 3.0x 3.5x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.18x 0.2x

Detailed Wood Dale Services Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Wood Dale Illinois
Shampoo $0.92 $1.01
Movie $14.86 $10.72
Bowling $19.0 $13.86

Detailed Wood Dale Groceries Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Wood Dale Illinois
Ground Beef $4.07 $3.9
Fried Chicken $1.74 $1.4
Milk $2.09 $1.96

Detailed Wood Dale Health Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Wood Dale Illinois
Haircut $22.0 $17.49
Beauty Salon $69.77 $38.17
Toothpaste $2.69 $2.32

Detailed Wood Dale Transportation Costs Vs. Illinois

Item Wood Dale 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 Wood Dale Utilities Costs Vs. Illinois

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

Wood Dale SnackAbility

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

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Wood Dale

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Wood Dale
Glenview, IL 47,416 145 1.3x
Elmhurst, IL 46,463 132 1.2x
Buffalo Grove, IL 41,062 123 1.1x
Park Ridge, IL 37,457 132 1.2x
Addison, IL 36,896 109 1.0x
Northbrook, IL 33,343 153 1.4x
Highland Park, IL 29,628 151 1.4x
Wilmette, IL 27,247 164 1.5x
Roselle, IL 22,754 114 1.0x
Bloomingdale, IL 22,027 118 1.1x

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