South Wilmington 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.
IndexSouth WilmingtonIllinoisNational
Cost of living index9399100
IndexSouth WilmingtonIllinoisNational
Goods & Services index9698100
Groceries index9099100
Health care index104101100
Housing index7899100
Transportation index10197100
Utilities index117101100

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  • The cost of living in South Wilmington is 6% lower than the Illinois average.
  • The cost of living in South Wilmington is 7% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in South Wilmington is 22% 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$66,875$5,573$1,560$2,006
Renters$47,375$3,948$1,105$1,421

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

ItemSouth WilmingtonNational avg.Difference
Haircut $13.67$14.596.3%
Beauty Salon $26.25$34.6824.3%
Toothpaste $1.98$2.4719.9%
Shampoo $0.88$1.0213.9%
Movie $7.50$9.8724.0%
Bowling $4.00$4.398.9%

Groceries

ItemSouth WilmingtonNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $5.65$4.4826.2%
Fried Chicken $1.05$1.4628.3%
Milk $2.18$2.367.5%
Potatoes $3.32$3.068.4%
Pizza $10.34$9.2411.9%
Beer $7.92$8.638.3%

Health Care

ItemSouth WilmingtonNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $92.33$99.787.5%
Doctor $125.50$105.0319.5%
Dentist $87.00$88.701.9%
Ibuprofen $8.32$9.4111.6%
Lipitor $314.61$298.505.4%

Housing

ItemSouth WilmingtonNational avg.Difference
Home Price $123,700.00$175,700.0029.6%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $897.33$1,081.0317.0%
Apartment Rent $875.00$920.004.9%

Transportation

ItemSouth WilmingtonNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.03$2.093.1%
Tire Balancing $50.65$45.2911.8%

Utilities

ItemSouth WilmingtonNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$184.03$170.807.7%
Phone $36.48$28.2629.1%
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.
Wilmington, IL14880-20%
Kinsman, IL12484-16%
Cabery, IL39083-17%
Emington, IL12285-15%
Verona, IL23589-11%
South Wilmington, IL68893-7%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Lake Winola, PA68899-1%
Lucerne, WY68895-5%
Tribune, KS68883-17%
Cygnet, OH68887-13%
Sidell, IL68881-19%
South Wilmington, IL68893-7%
Source: The South Wilmington, IL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2015.