Antioch cost of living index

In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used. Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.
Cost of living index10399100
Goods & Services index9798100
Groceries index10399100
Health care index115101100
Housing index11099100
Transportation index8997100
Utilities index110101100
Here we can see a simple outline of the cost of living in Antioch, IL. As you can see, with the average cost of living in Antioch, IL being 103, that puts it 4% higher than the average of Illinois and 3% higher than our nation's average. This simple outline of the cost of living index was formulated using prices of: goods and services (weighted 33%), housing prices (weighted 30%), groceries (weighted 13%), utilities (weighted 10%), transportation (weighted 9%), and health care (weighted 5%). Thus, goods/services, along with housing influences the majority of the cost of living index. The price of daily goods and services is a valuable and reliable number to be aware of when considering the general price of the city's goods. In the case of Antioch, IL, the price of goods and services are 1% lower than the average of Illinois as well as 3% lower than the nation's average.

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  • The cost of living in Antioch is 4% higher than the Illinois average.
  • The cost of living in Antioch is 3% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Antioch is 10% higher than the national average.
  • Illinois general sales tax is 23% higher than the national average.
  • Illinois state income tax is 69% higher than the national average.

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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

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The affordability of the housing market in Antioch, IL as well as the overall cost of living can be indicated accurately by what percent of the monthly income is spent on housing related costs. This is konwn as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). The overall rule of thumb is that no more than 28% of your gross income should ever be used on the overall costs related to housing and no more than 36% of gross income on all expenses and debts. Among Antioch, IL homeowners, the median income is $98,355. This indicates that a monthly maximum of $2,295 should be spent by homeowners on all housing related costs. Renters have a median income of $35,741. This indicates that renters should have a maximum of $834 used for their rent related monthly costs.

Illinois Sales Tax

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Illinois Income Tax

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The Illinois sales tax and Illinois income tax rates should definitely be considered when determining the overall cost of living in Antioch, IL. Sales taxes are taxes that are imposed onto goods and services sold. Sales taxes do vary by state and can range from no tax at all to upwards of 7%. The Illinois sales tax is 6.25% and the maximum surtax is 9.75%. Income tax is the tax imposed on income by the government. The income tax rates will vary by state and will also increase or decrease depending on the corresponding tax bracket. State income tax rates can range from anywhere from no tax at all to more than 9%. The Illinois income tax rates range from 3.75% to 3.75%.

Goods & Services

ItemAntiochNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.99$14.599.6%
Beauty Salon $30.60$34.6811.8%
Toothpaste $2.51$2.471.5%
Shampoo $0.89$1.0212.9%
Movie $9.80$9.870.7%
Bowling $3.25$4.3926.0%


ItemAntiochNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.32$4.4825.8%
Fried Chicken $1.86$1.4627.0%
Milk $2.20$2.366.6%
Potatoes $2.35$3.0623.2%
Pizza $9.00$9.242.6%
Beer $7.97$8.637.7%

Health Care

ItemAntiochNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $52.40$99.7847.5%
Doctor $166.00$105.0358.0%
Dentist $91.60$88.703.3%
Ibuprofen $9.19$9.412.4%
Lipitor $315.77$298.505.8%


ItemAntiochNational avg.Difference
Home Price $205,200.00$175,700.0016.8%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,141.54$1,081.035.6%
Apartment Rent $881.00$920.004.2%


ItemAntiochNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.89$2.099.6%
Tire Balancing $37.95$45.2916.2%


ItemAntiochNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$169.20$170.800.9%
Phone $35.25$28.2624.8%
Although the cost of living data is updated regularly, this cost of living information is to be used as estimates only as prices can change on an ongoing basis.

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Antioch, IL14,3951033%

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Source: The Antioch, IL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.