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Carbondale, IL vs Bloomington, IL

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Bloomington is 3.4% more expensive than Carbondale.
Bloomington housing costs are 26.4% more expensive than Carbondale housing costs.
Health related expenses are 16.7% less in Bloomington.

Cost of Living
 Carbondale, ILBloomington, ILUnited States
 80.282.9100
 95.096.1100
 117.898.1100
 52.666.5100
 $121,600$153,800$231,200
 97.497.8100
 70.267.4100
 97.7101.6100

100 = National Average (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)
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Reviews for Carbondale    7 Reviews
Grew up Here, Went to College Here, Have a Career - 11/30/2016
I've lived in C'dale for over 30 years. I got an excellent education here - Giant City School was great, though fairly insular and not very diverse (among its drawbacks... Read More

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The Dale - 7/15/2008
I like Carbondale. It is relaxing and an easy way to go about getting a college degree. It has its ups and downs, mainly with the people in the town not recognizing the... Read More

Disagree with the other opinions - 2/29/2008
All of the comments are negative here and seem to me to be misleading. The idea that you have to have a lot of money in Carbondale is ridiculous. The price of cultural... Read More

Reviews for Bloomington    18 Reviews
Ten + years, a review of TWO cities: Blo/No - 10/8/2016
If you're not from here it might be hard to figure out that Bloomington and Normal are actually one city mushed together, so make sure you look up info on Normal, IL... Read More

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14 Years a Native - 1/24/2014
Bloomington-Normal as a city is full of resturants and movie theaters. The downtown bar scene is dominated by ISU, IWU, and HCC students. The colleges can have some fun... Read More

!4 Years in Bloomington; A Natives Perspective - 1/24/2014
Bloomington-Normal as a city is full of resturants and movie theaters. The downtown bar scene is dominated by ISU, IWU, and HCC students. The colleges can have some fun... Read More

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