West Frankfort, IL Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
West Frankfort'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 West Frankfort is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in West Frankfort, IL?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, West Frankfort has an overall cost of living index of 81 which is 0.8x lower than the national index of 100.

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

The standard of living in West Frankfort ranks as #305 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Illinois. By definition, that implies West Frankfort ranks as the #6102 most expensive place in the Prairie State.

West Frankfort Cost Of Living Vs. Illinois

Living Expense West Frankfort Illinois National Average
Overall 81 98 100
Services 98 98 100
Groceries 91 97 100
Health 90 100 100
Housing 38 95 100
Transportation 101 112 100
Utilities 117 97 100
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West Frankfort, 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 West Frankfort Illinois United States
Median Home Value $62,100 $187,200 $204,900
Median Rent $535 $984 $1,023
Median Income $28,642 $63,575 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.2x 2.9x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.22x 0.19x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around West Frankfort

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. West Frankfort
Marion, IL 17,646 88 1.1x
Herrin, IL 12,869 85 1.0x
Benton, IL 6,980 83 1.0x
Carterville, IL 5,848 93 1.1x
Du Quoin, IL 5,818 79 1.0x

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