Mackinaw 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.
IndexMackinawIllinoisNational
Cost of living index9399100
IndexMackinawIllinoisNational
Goods & Services index107101100
Groceries index9297100
Health care index98101100
Housing index7395100
Transportation index103105100
Utilities index9996100

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  • The cost of living in Mackinaw is 5% lower than the Illinois average.
  • The cost of living in Mackinaw is 7% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Mackinaw is 27% 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$74,643$6,220$1,742$2,240
Renters$23,571$1,964$550$707

Illinois Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Illinois6.25%10.25%

Illinois Income Tax

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

Goods & Services

ItemMackinawNational avg.Difference
Haircut $15.44$16.094.0%
Beauty Salon $39.47$37.335.7%
Toothpaste $2.32$2.455.3%
Shampoo $0.94$1.006.1%
Movie $9.44$10.288.1%
Bowling $4.60$4.936.7%

Groceries

ItemMackinawNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.66$3.803.8%
Fried Chicken $2.18$1.4055.8%
Milk $1.29$2.0135.7%
Potatoes $3.05$3.011.4%
Pizza $12.88$9.8930.3%
Beer $8.32$8.906.5%

Health Care

ItemMackinawNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $120.83$102.1618.3%
Doctor $105.64$108.362.5%
Dentist $89.18$92.533.6%
Ibuprofen $7.95$9.2814.3%
Lipitor $430.93$425.821.2%

Housing

ItemMackinawNational avg.Difference
Home Price $136,500.00$184,700.0026.1%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,165.69$1,202.443.1%
Apartment Rent $683.00$949.0028.0%

Transportation

ItemMackinawNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.38$2.245.9%
Tire Balancing $45.66$46.291.4%

Utilities

ItemMackinawNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$157.67$165.965.0%
Phone $29.99$28.684.6%
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.
Armington, IL36387-13%
Creve Coeur, IL5,65387-13%
Stanford, IL70188-12%
Secor, IL36988-12%
Peoria Heights, IL6,01988-12%
Mackinaw, IL2,19693-7%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Fox Lake Hills, IL2,19696-4%
Central, TN2,19688-12%
Whitesburg, KY2,19684-16%
Ranchos de Taos, NM2,1971044%
Bohners Lake, WI2,19598-2%
Mackinaw, IL2,19693-7%
Source: The Mackinaw, IL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.