• Overview of Illinois county data including demographics, home prices, rent, purchasing power, and crime.
  • Illinois Cost of Living Breakdown: Utilities (energy, water, internet, gas), phone, and subscriptions.
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  • State, local, and combined sales tax rates
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Overview of Illinois

Homes in Illinois are slightly cheaper than average, priced at $246,770. A dollar buys a bit less here than the national average ($102.60 value). Property crime rates in Illinois are higher than most states, with 16.83 incidents per 1,000 people.

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Compared to the national average, Illinois the difference in median home prices is -29.05% – positive being higher than the national average, negative being lower. The difference in the value of $100 is -0.68% – positive meaning you can buy more with $100, negative meaning less.

Average rent disparity compared to the national average is 17.23% and property crime is -11.03%.

Cost of Living in Illinois

The average monthly cost of living expenses in Illinois including: energy, internet, phone bills and miscellaneous expenses.

Crime in Illinois

Typical crime rates in Illinois including: Crime Rate Per 100k Residents, Violent Crime Per 100k Residents, and Non-Violent Crime Per 100k Residents.

Jobs in Illinois

Key job metrics including: Unemployment Rate, Average Wage, and Labor Force Participation.

Taxes in Illinois

Tax rates including: state, local, and combined sales tax rate.

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