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  COST OF LIVING OVERVIEW
  

Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Ottawa, Illinois is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Ottawa, Illinois is more expensive.

Ottawa, Illinois cost of living is 84.50.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGOttawa, IllinoisUnited States
  Overall  85100
  Grocery  96.2100
  Health  96100
  Housing  57100
  Utilities  96100
  Transportation  98100
  Miscellaneous  98100

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  2/1/2014
Quality of life

Good location with low cost of living and close enough to Chicago and suburbs to take advantage of their... (Read More)

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  1/30/2010
Taxes are a killer

Although Ottawa is a very nice place to live, living here is becoming rediculous...as taxes go. I bought a house less then four years ago and my taxed went from... (Read More)

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  12/31/2008
Taxes

The propetry taxes on the south side of the river are 10-10 times higher thatn the North. Therre is no retail business to produce tax dollars and it more costly to live... (Read More)

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