Patoka 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.
IndexPatokaIllinoisNational
Cost of living index7998100
IndexPatokaIllinoisNational
Goods & Services index9397100
Groceries index10397100
Health care index96100100
Housing index3599100
Transportation index94104100
Utilities index11395100

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  • The cost of living in Patoka is 19% lower than the Illinois average.
  • The cost of living in Patoka is 21% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Patoka is 65% 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$45,000$3,750$1,050$1,350
Renters$39,063$3,255$911$1,172

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

ItemPatokaNational 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

ItemPatokaNational 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

ItemPatokaNational 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

ItemPatokaNational avg.Difference
Home Price $45,000.00$175,700.0074.4%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $728.96$1,133.2335.7%
Apartment Rent $525.00$920.0042.9%

Transportation

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

Utilities

ItemPatokaNational 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.
Vernon, IL9976-24%
Alma, IL38277-23%
Junction City, IL50678-22%
Sandoval, IL1,15078-22%
Smithboro, IL15079-21%
Patoka, IL59779-21%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Matthews, IN59779-21%
Parkton, NC59787-13%
Dearing, GA59784-16%
Evansville, MN59789-11%
Humboldt, SD59789-11%
Patoka, IL59779-21%
Source: The Patoka, IL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.