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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.

Overall, Ottawa, Illinois cost of living is 92.70.

  COST OF LIVINGOttawa, IllinoisUnited States
  Overall  93100
  Grocery  95.6100
  Health  100100
  Housing  78100
  Utilities  99100
  Transportation  105100
  Miscellaneous  98100
  COST OF LIVING COMMENTS
  
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)
You get what you see.
I moved to Ottawa 6 months ago, I like it. Sure Ottawa is not full of culture and recreational things to do, but who moves to Ottawa for that????? Its geographical... (read more)
Does not exist!
There is little culture or recreation... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
Quality of life
Good location with low cost of living and close enough to Chicago and suburbs to take advantage of their... (read more)
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)
You get what you see.
I moved to Ottawa 6 months ago, I like it. Sure Ottawa is not full of culture and recreational things to do, but who moves to Ottawa for that????? Its geographical... (read more)
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