Prairie 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.
IndexPrairie GroveIllinoisNational
Cost of living index12398100
IndexPrairie GroveIllinoisNational
Goods & Services index9698100
Groceries index9497100
Health care index105100100
Housing index18395100
Transportation index109112100
Utilities index9097100

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  • The cost of living in Prairie Grove is 25% higher than the Illinois average.
  • The cost of living in Prairie Grove is 23% higher than the national average.
  • The cost of housing in Prairie Grove is 83% higher 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$111,750$9,313$2,607$3,353
Renters$93,571$7,798$2,183$2,807

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

ItemPrairie 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

ItemPrairie 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

ItemPrairie 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

ItemPrairie GroveNational avg.Difference
Home Price $353,500.00$184,700.0091.4%
Avg. Mortgage Payment $833.50$1,273.3234.5%
Apartment Rent $1,556.00$949.0064.0%

Transportation

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

Utilities

ItemPrairie 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.

Nearby cities with low cost of living

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Hebron, IL1,28891-9%
McCullom Lake, IL1,01192-8%
Fox Lake, IL10,4341000%
Round Lake Beach, IL27,9361000%
Richmond, IL2,03893-7%
Prairie Grove, IL1,70412323%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationCost of Living IndexNational Avg.
Independence, LA1,70482-18%
Hudson, IL1,70499-1%
Newaygo, MI1,70483-17%
Wilder, VT1,70411414%
Long Lake, MN1,70411212%
Prairie Grove, IL1,70412323%
Source: The Prairie Grove, IL cost of living data displayed above is derived from the Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) for 2019.
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