Pingree Grove 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.
IndexPingree GroveIllinoisNational
Cost of living index9698100
IndexPingree GroveIllinoisNational
Goods & Services index9698100
Groceries index9497100
Health care index105100100
Housing index9295100
Transportation index109112100
Utilities index9097100
The above illustration supplies generalized information for the Pingree Grove, IL cost of living index. Compared to other cities in Illinois and cities across the country, the cost of living index in Pingree Grove, IL is 96, which is 3% lower than the Illinois average and 4% lower than that for the entire country. The index is comprised of the following criteria: cost of retail goods and services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), cost of public/private transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). Everyday goods and services, along with housing account for 63 percent of the total cost of living index. Goods and services that are a necessity regardless of location provide an accurate general sense of the cost of living in one city versus another. As seen above, the cost of retail goods and services in Pingree Grove, IL are 2% lower than the average for Illinois and 4% lower than the rest of the country.
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  • The cost of living in Pingree Grove is 3% lower than the Illinois average.
  • The cost of living in Pingree Grove is 4% lower than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Pingree Grove is 8% 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$75,657$6,305$1,765$2,270
      Renters$0$0$0$0
      One can approximate the cost of living and the housing affordability in Pingree Grove, 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 Pingree Grove, IL have a median income of $75,657. Therefore, the amount that a consumer should spend on housing costs should be no more than $1,765 per month to avoid calamity and poverty. The renters in the city have an income of about $0, which would make their monthly maximum allowable rental costs $0.

      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%
      When you are determining the total cost of living in Pingree Grove, IL you will want to make sure you consider both the Illinois sales tax and the Illinois income tax rates. Sales tax come in the form of taxes levied on both services and goods that are sold. The sales tax rates are different state to state and range from zero sales tax to higher than 7%. The sales tax in Illinois is 6.25%, with the highest surtax being 10.25%. Tax that is on income by the government is income tax. Different states have different income tax rates and these rates can be higher or lower dependent on the corresponding tax bracket. The state income tax rates are different state to state and range from no income tax to more than 9% income tax. The income tax rates in Illinois have a range from 4.95% to 4.95%.

      Goods & Services

      ItemPingree GroveNational avg.Difference
      Haircut $16.10$17.497.9%
      Beauty Salon $32.29$38.1715.4%
      Toothpaste $1.83$2.3221.2%
      Shampoo $1.03$1.011.8%
      Movie $11.59$10.728.1%
      Bowling $12.83$13.867.4%

      Groceries

      ItemPingree GroveNational avg.Difference
      Ground Beef $3.91$3.900.3%
      Fried Chicken $1.49$1.406.8%
      Milk $1.84$1.966.2%
      Potatoes $3.23$3.181.5%
      Pizza $10.49$10.390.9%
      Beer $8.01$9.2313.2%

      Health Care

      ItemPingree GroveNational avg.Difference
      Optometrist $70.14$106.3434.0%
      Doctor $151.00$115.2531.0%
      Dentist $96.67$98.381.7%
      Ibuprofen $9.74$9.265.2%
      Lipitor $472.83$466.471.4%

      Housing

      ItemPingree GroveNational avg.Difference
      Home Price $170,800.00$184,700.007.5%
      Avg. Mortgage Payment $833.50$1,273.3234.5%
      Apartment Rent $0.00$949.00100.0%

      Transportation

      ItemPingree GroveNational avg.Difference
      Gasoline $2.94$2.5913.6%
      Tire Balancing $51.17$48.904.7%

      Utilities

      ItemPingree GroveNational avg.Difference
      All Electricity$131.21$167.6021.7%
      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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      Source: The Pingree Grove, IL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.