Lena 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.
IndexLenaIllinoisNational
Cost of living index8499100
IndexLenaIllinoisNational
Goods & Services index95101100
Groceries index9397100
Health care index110101100
Housing index5995100
Transportation index105105100
Utilities index8096100

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  • The cost of living in Lena is 15% lower than the Illinois average.
  • The cost of living in Lena is 16% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Lena is 41% 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$62,275$5,190$1,453$1,868
Renters$24,643$2,054$575$739

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

ItemLenaNational avg.Difference
Haircut $14.57$16.099.4%
Beauty Salon $30.09$37.3319.4%
Toothpaste $1.87$2.4523.7%
Shampoo $0.95$1.005.4%
Movie $10.86$10.285.6%
Bowling $4.00$4.9318.9%

Groceries

ItemLenaNational avg.Difference
Ground Beef $3.29$3.8013.6%
Fried Chicken $1.48$1.406.0%
Milk $2.08$2.013.8%
Potatoes $2.98$3.011.0%
Pizza $9.00$9.899.0%
Beer $7.97$8.9010.5%

Health Care

ItemLenaNational avg.Difference
Optometrist $74.35$102.1627.2%
Doctor $138.85$108.3628.1%
Dentist $98.89$92.536.9%
Ibuprofen $9.81$9.285.8%
Lipitor $435.08$425.822.2%

Housing

ItemLenaNational avg.Difference
Home Price $111,700.00$184,700.0039.5%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $860.21$1,202.4428.5%
Apartment Rent $538.00$949.0043.3%

Transportation

ItemLenaNational avg.Difference
Gasoline $2.27$2.241.2%
Tire Balancing $52.96$46.2914.4%

Utilities

ItemLenaNational avg.Difference
All Electricity$130.30$165.9621.5%
Phone $23.50$28.6818.1%
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.
Gratiot, WI22979-21%
Winslow, IL26779-21%
Apple River, IL45181-19%
Warren, IL1,43582-18%
Freeport, IL24,78481-19%
Lena, IL2,87684-16%

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Santa Rosa, TX2,87667-33%
Osage City, KS2,87585-15%
West Ishpeming, MI2,87588-12%
Hahira, GA2,87788-12%
Montana City, MT2,87811616%
Lena, IL2,87684-16%
Source: The Lena, IL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2017.