Bartonville 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 index9198100
Goods & Services index10398100
Groceries index9197100
Health care index95100100
Housing index6995100
Transportation index108112100
Utilities index9897100
An overview of the general cost of living index for Bartonville, IL is displayed above for your reference. Residents in Bartonville, IL enjoy a cost of living index of 91. This index is 8% lower than the Illinois average, and 9% lower than the national average. The following categories are used when determining the cost of living index for any given city: health care (5%), transportation (9%), utilities (10%), groceries (13%), housing (30%), and goods/services (33%). Clearly, housing and goods/services make up the majority of the formula for calculating the cost of living index. Because of this, the general cost of living for any given area can be estimated by looking at the cost of everyday goods in that area. For those living in Bartonville, IL, the average cost of goods and services is 5% higher than it is in Illinois, and it is 3% higher than the national average.
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  • The cost of living in Bartonville is 8% lower than the Illinois average.
  • The cost of living in Bartonville is 9% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Bartonville is 31% lower than the national average.
  • Illinois general sales tax is 23% higher than the national average.
  • Illinois state income tax is 123% higher than the national average.

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The salary calculator is used in order to provide a comparison of your current salary in Bartonville, IL to another city of your choice. The calculator will inform you of what your salary needs to be in any specific city in order for you to maintain your living standard based on what the city’s cost of living is. As an example, if you are seeking to move to a city that has a higher cost of living compared to Bartonville, IL, you would have to earn a higher income to maintain a standard of living that is similar. To get started with the Bartonville, IL salary calculator, input the new city’s name and then move the slider to indicate your current income. The salary calculator will now process the numbers and show you whether you need to earn more or less in the chosen city. A comprehensive breakdown of the cost of living will also be shown.

Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

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One can approximate the cost of living and the housing affordability in Bartonville, IL by the percentage of a person’s income that he or she spends on the monthly housing, otherwise known as the debt-to-income ratio (DTI). To stay on the safe side and keep one’s head above the water, a consumer should never spend more than 28 percent of his or her gross income on housing-related expenses and costs and not more than 36 percent of income on all expenses and debts. Homeowners in Bartonville, IL have a median income of $53,171. Therefore, the amount that a consumer should spend on housing costs should be no more than $1,241 per month to avoid calamity and poverty. The renters in the city have an income of about $39,800, which would make their monthly maximum allowable rental costs $929.

Illinois Sales Tax

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When considering the overall cost of living expenses in Bartonville, IL, it's important to take into account the sales tax for Illinois, as well as the rate for income tax in Illinois. Goods and services sold to consumers in any state have some form of sales tax. Each state has its own tax code, which means that sales tax rates vary from state to state, ranging from over 7% in some states to as low as 0% in others. The maximum surtax for Illinois is 10.25%, and the sales tax in the state of Illinois is 6.25%. Alternatively, the tax imposed on your income by the state government is known as income tax. The rate for this tax also varies from state to state, and your rate is affected by your tax bracket, which is determined by your level of income. Income tax rates might be as high as 9%, down to as low as 0%. The range for income tax rates in Illinois starts from 4.95% and goes up to 4.95%.

Goods & Services

ItemBartonvilleNational avg.Difference
Haircut $18.00$17.492.9%
Beauty Salon $32.50$38.1714.9%
Toothpaste $2.49$2.327.3%
Shampoo $1.71$1.0169.0%
Movie $7.91$10.7226.2%
Bowling $15.00$13.868.2%


ItemBartonvilleNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.24$3.9016.9%
Fried Chicken $1.03$1.4026.2%
Milk $1.04$1.9647.0%
Potatoes $3.11$3.182.3%
Pizza $10.99$10.395.7%
Beer $7.99$9.2313.4%

Health Care

ItemBartonvilleNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $127.88$106.3420.3%
Doctor $106.50$115.257.6%
Dentist $87.50$98.3811.1%
Ibuprofen $9.99$9.267.9%
Lipitor $452.52$466.473.0%


ItemBartonvilleNational avg.Difference
Home Price $111,800.00$184,700.0039.5%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,056.27$1,273.3217.0%
Apartment Rent $829.00$949.0012.6%


ItemBartonvilleNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.99$2.5915.3%
Tire Balancing $48.00$48.901.8%


ItemBartonvilleNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$157.13$167.606.2%
Phone $188.52$163.4215.4%
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.

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Banner, IL21584-16%
Kingston Mines, IL31385-15%
South Pekin, IL1,14085-15%
Creve Coeur, IL5,65386-14%
Glasford, IL1,23487-13%
Bartonville, IL6,40691-9%

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Bartonville, IL6,40691-9%
Source: The Bartonville, IL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.
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