Browns 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.
IndexBrownsIllinoisNational
Cost of living index7498100
IndexBrownsIllinoisNational
Goods & Services index9697100
Groceries index8997100
Health care index94100100
Housing index3099100
Transportation index89104100
Utilities index9195100

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  • The cost of living in Browns is 25% lower than the Illinois average.
  • The cost of living in Browns is 26% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Browns is 70% lower 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

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$43,750$3,646$1,021$1,313
Renters$13,750$1,146$321$413

Illinois Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Illinois6.25%9.75%

Illinois Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Illinois3.75%3.75%

Goods & Services

ItemBrownsNational avg.Difference
Haircut $16.85$15.568.2%
Beauty Salon $32.83$36.119.1%
Toothpaste $1.64$2.4733.8%
Shampoo $0.90$0.967.1%
Movie $9.13$10.139.8%
Bowling $3.43$4.7427.6%

Groceries

ItemBrownsNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.87$3.982.8%
Fried Chicken $1.11$1.4121.4%
Milk $1.52$2.0626.5%
Potatoes $2.61$2.9812.6%
Pizza $9.99$9.475.5%
Beer $7.84$8.7910.8%

Health Care

ItemBrownsNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $117.91$101.0416.7%
Doctor $90.53$107.4415.7%
Dentist $81.87$90.429.5%
Ibuprofen $8.25$9.2811.1%
Lipitor $445.26$426.504.4%

Housing

ItemBrownsNational avg.Difference
Home Price $53,300.00$175,700.0069.7%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $915.34$1,133.2319.2%
Apartment Rent $275.00$920.0070.1%

Transportation

ItemBrownsNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.86$1.996.6%
Tire Balancing $36.00$45.7621.3%

Utilities

ItemBrownsNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$168.12$163.812.6%
Phone $21.67$28.3923.7%
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.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Golden Gate, IL4869-31%
Burnt Prairie, IL6770-30%
Parkersburg, IL17171-29%
Griffin, IN14473-27%
Keensburg, IL19774-26%
Browns, IL14574-26%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Ludlow, MO14576-24%
Harbor View, OH14580-20%
Oxbow Estates, AZ1451055%
Webb, IA14573-27%
Honcut, CA1451033%
Browns, IL14574-26%
Source: The Browns, IL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.