Grand Boulevard 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.
IndexGrand BoulevardChicagoIllinois
Cost of living index10411399
IndexGrand BoulevardChicagoIllinois
Goods & Services index115115101
Groceries index10810897
Health care index101101101
Housing index8711795
Transportation index127127105
Utilities index909096

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  • The cost of living in Grand Boulevard is 5% higher than the Chicago average.
  • The cost of living in Grand Boulevard is 4% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Grand Boulevard is 13% 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)
Household$36,187$3,016$844$1,086

Illinois Sales Tax

StateGeneral Sales TaxWith Max Surtax
Illinois6.25%10.25%

Illinois Income Tax

StateIncome Tax (Low)Income Tax (High)
Illinois3.75%3.75%

Goods & Services

ItemChicagoNational avg.Difference
Haircut $20.00$16.0924.3%
Beauty Salon $69.87$37.3387.2%
Toothpaste $2.80$2.4514.3%
Shampoo $0.98$1.001.7%
Movie $13.72$10.2833.5%
Bowling $8.00$4.9362.2%

Groceries

ItemChicagoNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $4.33$3.8013.8%
Fried Chicken $1.28$1.408.1%
Milk $1.95$2.012.9%
Potatoes $3.79$3.0126.0%
Pizza $9.99$9.891.1%
Beer $8.49$8.904.6%

Health Care

ItemChicagoNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $95.00$102.167.0%
Doctor $100.00$108.367.7%
Dentist $102.33$92.5310.6%
Ibuprofen $9.87$9.286.4%
Lipitor $414.41$425.822.7%

Housing

ItemChicagoNational avg.Difference
Home Price $225,200.00$184,700.0021.9%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,785.17$1,202.4448.5%
Apartment Rent $987.00$949.004.0%

Transportation

ItemChicagoNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.93$2.2430.6%
Tire Balancing $55.00$46.2918.8%

Utilities

ItemChicagoNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$130.69$165.9621.3%
Phone $29.99$28.684.6%
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.
Hodgkins, IL1,96089-11%
Dixmoor, IL3,61491-9%
Gary, IN77,85892-8%
East Chicago, IN28,96192-8%
Harvey, IL25,62594-6%
Chicago, IL2,714,01711313%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Houston, TX2,240,58291-9%
Philadelphia, PA1,559,9381044%
Phoenix, AZ1,555,32495-5%
Los Angeles, CA3,918,87214646%
San Antonio, TX1,439,35886-14%
Chicago, IL2,714,01711313%
Source: The Grand Boulevard, Chicago, IL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.