Galesburg, IL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
Galesburg's Overall Cost Of Living
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 Galesburg is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Galesburg, IL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Galesburg has an overall cost of living index of 79 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Illinois, Galesburg has a cost of living index that's 0.8x lower than Illinois's index of 98.

The standard of living in Galesburg ranks as #161 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies Galesburg ranks as the #6245 most expensive place in the Prairie State.

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Galesburg Cost Of Living Vs. Illinois

Living Expense Galesburg Illinois National Average
Overall 79 98 100
Services 89 98 100
Groceries 97 97 100
Health 99 100 100
Housing 46 95 100
Transportation 90 112 100
Utilities 109 97 100
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Galesburg Cost of Living Vs. IL

Galesburg, 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.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Galesburg Illinois United States
Median Home Value $76,000 $187,200 $204,900
Median Rent $638 $984 $1,023
Median Income $36,926 $63,575 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.1x 2.9x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.21x 0.19x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Galesburg

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Moline, IL 42,364 89 1.1x
Rock Island, IL 38,354 87 1.1x
East Peoria, IL 22,876 91 1.2x
East Moline, IL 21,373 88 1.1x
Macomb, IL 18,118 84 1.1x
Monmouth, IL 9,189 79 1.0x
Silvis, IL 7,553 89 1.1x
Geneseo, IL 6,520 92 1.2x
Chillicothe, IL 6,135 90 1.1x

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