Braidwood, IL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
96
Braidwood's Overall Cost Of Living
1.0x
Lower Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Braidwood is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Braidwood, IL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Braidwood has an overall cost of living index of 96 which is 1.0x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Illinois, Braidwood has a cost of living index that's 1.0x lower than Illinois's index of 98.

The standard of living in Braidwood ranks as #2652 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies Braidwood ranks as the #3754 most expensive place in the Prairie State.

Braidwood Cost Of Living Vs. Illinois

Living Expense Braidwood Illinois National Average
Overall 96 98 100
Services 98 98 100
Groceries 100 97 100
Health 110 100 100
Housing 86 95 100
Transportation 117 112 100
Utilities 90 97 100
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Braidwood Cost of Living Vs. IL

Braidwood, IL Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Illinois, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

$158,400
Median Home Value
$970
Median Rent
$63,651
Median Income
Statistic Braidwood Illinois United States
Median Home Value $158,400 $187,200 $204,900
Median Rent $970 $984 $1,023
Median Income $63,651 $63,575 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.5x 2.9x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.18x 0.19x 0.2x

Braidwood SnackAbility

8.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8
Affordability
8
Diversity
5
Safety
8
Amenities
8
Education
7
Commute
3

Cost Of Living In Cities Around Braidwood

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Braidwood
Joliet, IL 147,957 98 1.0x
Bourbonnais, IL 19,526 98 1.0x
Shorewood, IL 17,026 112 1.2x
Morris, IL 13,983 101 1.1x
Channahon, IL 12,718 105 1.1x
Minooka, IL 11,291 105 1.1x
Manteno, IL 8,652 101 1.1x
Manhattan, IL 7,813 107 1.1x

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