Erie 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.
IndexErieIllinoisNational
Cost of living index8998100
IndexErieIllinoisNational
Goods & Services index9497100
Groceries index10697100
Health care index97100100
Housing index6999100
Transportation index97104100
Utilities index9895100

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  • The cost of living in Erie is 9% lower than the Illinois average.
  • The cost of living in Erie is 11% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Erie is 31% 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$63,125$5,260$1,473$1,894
Renters$33,261$2,772$776$998

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

ItemErieNational avg.Difference
Haircut $13.70$15.5612.0%
Beauty Salon $22.83$36.1136.8%
Toothpaste $2.63$2.476.2%
Shampoo $1.32$0.9636.4%
Movie $10.49$10.133.6%
Bowling $5.00$4.745.6%

Groceries

ItemErieNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.15$3.984.1%
Fried Chicken $1.51$1.417.3%
Milk $2.66$2.0628.9%
Potatoes $3.47$2.9816.4%
Pizza $8.69$9.478.3%
Beer $8.35$8.795.0%

Health Care

ItemErieNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $96.13$101.044.9%
Doctor $126.39$107.4417.6%
Dentist $75.69$90.4216.3%
Ibuprofen $9.29$9.280.1%
Lipitor $407.67$426.504.4%

Housing

ItemErieNational avg.Difference
Home Price $120,200.00$175,700.0031.6%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,111.11$1,133.232.0%
Apartment Rent $652.00$920.0029.1%

Transportation

ItemErieNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $1.94$1.992.7%
Tire Balancing $43.33$45.765.3%

Utilities

ItemErieNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$140.29$163.8114.4%
Phone $32.99$28.3916.2%
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.
Hooppole, IL29379-21%
Cleveland, IL13783-17%
Hillsdale, IL50784-16%
Lyndon, IL72485-15%
Clinton, IA26,61185-15%
Erie, IL1,59489-11%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Lattingtown, NY1,594239139%
Ovid, MI1,59483-17%
Oriole Beach, FL1,5941011%
McCord, OK1,59484-16%
Merlin, OR1,59411616%
Erie, IL1,59489-11%
Source: The Erie, IL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.