Woodstock, IL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Woodstock's Overall Cost Of Living
Lower Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Woodstock is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Woodstock, IL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Woodstock has an overall cost of living index of 96 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Illinois, Woodstock has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Illinois's index of 98.

The standard of living in Woodstock ranks as #2652 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies Woodstock ranks as the #3754 most expensive place in the Prairie State.

Woodstock Cost Of Living Vs. Illinois

Living Expense Woodstock Illinois National Average
Overall 96 98 100
Services 96 98 100
Groceries 94 97 100
Health 105 100 100
Housing 92 95 100
Transportation 109 112 100
Utilities 90 97 100
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Woodstock Cost of Living Vs. IL

Woodstock, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Woodstock Illinois United States
Median Home Value $172,400 $187,200 $204,900
Median Rent $1,000 $984 $1,023
Median Income $60,940 $63,575 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.8x 2.9x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.2x 0.19x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Woodstock

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Woodstock
Crystal Lake, IL 40,170 102 1.1x
Algonquin, IL 30,709 108 1.1x
Lake in the Hills, IL 28,832 104 1.1x
McHenry, IL 26,740 97 1.0x
Lake Zurich, IL 19,970 123 1.3x
Round Lake, IL 18,489 106 1.1x
Cary, IL 17,871 111 1.2x
Wauconda, IL 13,754 109 1.1x
Barrington, IL 10,304 143 1.5x
Lake Villa, IL 8,762 103 1.1x

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