Caseyville 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.
IndexCaseyvilleIllinoisNational
Cost of living index8598100
IndexCaseyvilleIllinoisNational
Goods & Services index9397100
Groceries index10397100
Health care index96100100
Housing index5499100
Transportation index94104100
Utilities index11395100
The above illustration supplies generalized information for the Caseyville, IL cost of living index. Compared to other cities in Illinois and cities across the country, the cost of living index in Caseyville, IL is 85, which is 13% lower than the Illinois average and 15% lower than that for the entire country. The index is comprised of the following criteria: cost of retail goods and services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), cost of public/private transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). Everyday goods and services, along with housing account for 63 percent of the total cost of living index. Goods and services that are a necessity regardless of location provide an accurate general sense of the cost of living in one city versus another. As seen above, the cost of retail goods and services in Caseyville, IL are 4% lower than the average for Illinois and 7% lower than the rest of the country.

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  • The cost of living in Caseyville is 13% lower than the Illinois average.
  • The cost of living in Caseyville is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Caseyville is 46% 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$40,197$3,350$938$1,206
Renters$21,419$1,785$500$643
A good way to judge both the affordability of the housing and the cost of living is by simply calculating the maximum that a person should spend on housing in Caseyville, IL, otherwise known as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). The safest way to live in the city is to avoid spending more than 28 percent of the gross income that one earns on costs that pertain to housing and no more than 36 percent on all expenses and debts. Caseyville, IL has a median income of about $40,197 for people who own homes. Based on that number, a person should spend a maximum of $938 on expenses related to housing. Renters have a slightly different median income, which is $21,419. Based on this average, renters should spend no more than $500 on all of their rental costs if they want to maintain a non-impoverished standard of living.

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%
One thing to keep in mind when considering the cost of living in Caseyville, IL is the Illinois sales tax and Illinois income tax rates. Sales taxes are taxes that are collected on most goods or services sold. Sales taxes can vary by state and can be as high as 7% and as low as 0% as not every state imposes a sales tax. The Illinois sales tax rate is 6.25% and the maximum surtax that can be charged is 9.75%. Income tax is the tax imposed on income by both the federal and state government. The income tax rates varies by individual state and will also be higher or lower depending on the applicable tax bracket. The rates of state income tax can vary from 0% to more than 9%. The Illinois income tax rates range from 3.75% to 3.75%.

Goods & Services

ItemCaseyvilleNational avg.Difference
Haircut $16.36$15.565.1%
Beauty Salon $37.77$36.114.6%
Toothpaste $2.13$2.4713.7%
Shampoo $1.03$0.966.7%
Movie $10.07$10.130.6%
Bowling $3.78$4.7420.2%

Groceries

ItemCaseyvilleNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.90$3.9823.0%
Fried Chicken $1.88$1.4133.6%
Milk $2.33$2.0612.9%
Potatoes $2.48$2.9816.7%
Pizza $8.52$9.4710.1%
Beer $8.04$8.798.6%

Health Care

ItemCaseyvilleNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $76.95$101.0423.8%
Doctor $84.03$107.4421.8%
Dentist $91.80$90.421.5%
Ibuprofen $11.43$9.2823.2%
Lipitor $433.91$426.501.7%

Housing

ItemCaseyvilleNational avg.Difference
Home Price $74,700.00$175,700.0057.5%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $728.96$1,133.2335.7%
Apartment Rent $757.00$920.0017.7%

Transportation

ItemCaseyvilleNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.87$1.996.4%
Tire Balancing $43.83$45.764.2%

Utilities

ItemCaseyvilleNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$160.36$163.812.1%
Phone $38.25$28.3934.8%
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.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Rentchler, IL098-2%
Brooklyn, IL80778-22%
Alorton, IL1,72979-21%
Venice, IL1,75180-20%
Washington Park, IL4,12081-19%
Caseyville, IL4,08085-15%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Windber, PA4,07881-19%
Wayland, MI4,08283-17%
Throop, PA4,07793-7%
Nassau Bay, TX4,0771011%
Burlington, CO4,08485-15%
Caseyville, IL4,08085-15%
Source: The Caseyville, IL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.