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Overall 77%
Goods & Services 9%
Housing 241%
Date & Last Updated: This data reflects 2019 and was released from C2ER in January, 2020; this is the most current data available.
The cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. For example, if the cost of living is 90, then it is 10% lower than average. If the cost of living is 110, then it is 10% higher than average. The breakdown for each index is as follows: goods & services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). If the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
IndexNorth BarringtonIllinoisNational
Cost of living17798100
Goods & Services10998100
Groceries10497100
Health care100100100
Housing34195100
Transportation125112100
Utilities9397100

Key findings

  • The cost of living in North Barrington is 80% higher than the Illinois average
  • The cost of living in North Barrington is 77% higher than the national average
  • North Barrington housing is 241% higher than the national average
  • Illinois general sales tax is 23% higher than the national average
  • Illinois state income tax is 101% 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$156,500$13,042$3,651$4,695
      Renters$126,705$10,559$2,956$3,802

      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

      ItemNorth BarringtonNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $22.00$17.4925.8%
      Beauty Salon $69.77$38.1782.8%
      Toothpaste $2.69$2.3215.9%
      Shampoo $0.92$1.019.1%
      Movie $14.86$10.7238.6%
      Bowling $19.00$13.8637.1%

      Groceries

      ItemNorth BarringtonNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $4.07$3.904.4%
      Fried Chicken $1.74$1.4024.7%
      Milk $2.09$1.966.5%
      Potatoes $3.74$3.1817.5%
      Pizza $10.00$10.393.8%
      Beer $8.14$9.2311.8%

      Health Care

      ItemNorth BarringtonNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $97.00$106.348.8%
      Doctor $105.00$115.258.9%
      Dentist $102.00$98.383.7%
      Ibuprofen $9.95$9.267.4%
      Lipitor $494.16$466.475.9%

      Housing

      ItemNorth BarringtonNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $629,700.00$184,700.00240.9%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $1,857.61$1,273.3245.9%
      Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

      Transportation

      ItemNorth BarringtonNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $3.42$2.5931.8%
      Tire Balancing $57.00$48.9016.6%

      Utilities

      ItemNorth BarringtonNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$131.81$167.6021.4%
      Phone $200.46$163.4222.7%
      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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      City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
      Park City, IL7,40286-14%
      Waukegan, IL88,15997-3%
      North Chicago, IL30,02398-2%
      McCullom Lake, IL1,01192-8%
      Fox Lake, IL10,4341000%
      North Barrington, IL2,97217777%

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      Source: The North Barrington, IL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.