According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Godfrey has an overall cost of living index of 90 which is 0.9x lower than the national index of 100.
Compared to only Illinois, Godfrey has a cost of living index that's 0.9x lower than Illinois's index of 98.
The standard of living in Godfrey ranks as #1706 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies Godfrey ranks as the #4700 most expensive place in the Prairie State.
|Living Expense||Godfrey||Illinois||National Average|
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.
|City||Population||Cost Of Living||Vs. Godfrey||St. Charles, MO||69,576||96||1.1x||Alton, IL||26,884||83||0.9x||Edwardsville, IL||24,868||98||1.1x||Old Jamestown, MO||19,439||99||1.1x||Glen Carbon, IL||12,845||99||1.1x||Wood River, IL||10,234||84||0.9x||Bethalto, IL||9,311||89||1.0x||Jerseyville, IL||8,127||86||1.0x||Black Jack, MO||6,943||88||1.0x||East Alton, IL||6,099||85||0.9x|