Virgil 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.
Cost of living index10098100
Goods & Services index9597100
Groceries index9197100
Health care index107100100
Housing index11399100
Transportation index107104100
Utilities index8595100

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  • The cost of living in Virgil is 2% higher than the Illinois average.
  • The cost of living in Virgil is equal to the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Virgil is 13% higher 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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Goods & Services

ItemVirgilNational avg.Difference
Haircut $13.71$15.5611.9%
Beauty Salon $29.19$36.1119.2%
Toothpaste $1.88$2.4724.1%
Shampoo $0.90$0.967.1%
Movie $10.36$10.132.3%
Bowling $3.99$4.7415.7%


ItemVirgilNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.47$3.9813.0%
Fried Chicken $1.41$1.410.0%
Milk $2.15$2.064.3%
Potatoes $2.16$2.9827.7%
Pizza $8.67$9.478.5%
Beer $7.96$8.799.5%

Health Care

ItemVirgilNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $73.86$101.0426.9%
Doctor $132.16$107.4423.0%
Dentist $94.44$90.424.5%
Ibuprofen $9.63$9.283.7%
Lipitor $431.63$426.501.2%


ItemVirgilNational avg.Difference
Home Price $206,300.00$175,700.0017.4%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $777.66$1,133.2331.4%
Apartment Rent $938.00$920.002.0%


ItemVirgilNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.11$1.995.7%
Tire Balancing $50.94$45.7611.3%


ItemVirgilNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$141.68$163.8113.5%
Phone $23.50$28.3917.2%
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.
Waterman, IL1,48192-8%
DeKalb, IL44,09294-6%
Carpentersville, IL38,1281044%
Genoa, IL5,71695-5%
Cortland, IL4,37595-5%
Virgil, IL3471000%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Plainville, GA34783-17%
Dannebrog, NE34778-22%
Bellflower, MO34783-17%
Dexter, KS34779-21%
Marshall, OK34775-25%
Virgil, IL3471000%
Source: The Virgil, IL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for the fourth quarter of 2016.