Beecher City 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.
IndexBeecher CityIllinoisNational
Cost of living index7898100
IndexBeecher CityIllinoisNational
Goods & Services index9198100
Groceries index9397100
Health care index85100100
Housing index3895100
Transportation index99112100
Utilities index10897100

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  • The cost of living in Beecher City is 21% lower than the Illinois average.
  • The cost of living in Beecher City is 22% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Beecher City is 62% 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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Median Income & Debt-To-Income Ratio

Median IncomePer YearPer MonthMax Budget (28% DTI)Max Budget (36% DTI)
Owners$39,792$3,316$928$1,194
Renters$40,750$3,396$951$1,223

Illinois Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Illinois6.25%10.25%

Illinois Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Illinois4.95%4.95%

Goods & Services

ItemBeecher CityNational avg.Difference
Haircut $19.66$17.4912.4%
Beauty Salon $33.50$38.1712.2%
Toothpaste $1.82$2.3221.6%
Shampoo $0.89$1.0112.0%
Movie $9.39$10.7212.4%
Bowling $15.00$13.868.2%

Groceries

ItemBeecher CityNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.09$3.904.9%
Fried Chicken $0.87$1.4037.7%
Milk $0.89$1.9654.6%
Potatoes $3.91$3.1822.8%
Pizza $9.49$10.398.7%
Beer $8.49$9.238.0%

Health Care

ItemBeecher CityNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $77.00$106.3427.6%
Doctor $102.00$115.2511.5%
Dentist $72.67$98.3826.1%
Ibuprofen $7.98$9.2613.8%
Lipitor $511.31$466.479.6%

Housing

ItemBeecher CityNational avg.Difference
Home Price $53,600.00$184,700.0071.0%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,001.02$1,273.3221.4%
Apartment Rent $568.00$949.0040.1%

Transportation

ItemBeecher CityNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.86$2.5910.3%
Tire Balancing $41.00$48.9016.1%

Utilities

ItemBeecher CityNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$187.09$167.6011.6%
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.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Herrick, IL35876-24%
Shumway, IL17577-23%
Tower Hill, IL59977-23%
St. Elmo, IL1,29878-22%
Brownstown, IL71078-22%
Beecher City, IL40978-22%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Dallas, WI40988-12%
Pocono Mountain Lake Estates, PA40997-3%
Center, MO40980-20%
Nome, TX40988-12%
Clarington, OH40980-20%
Beecher City, IL40978-22%
Source: The Beecher City, IL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.
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