Champaign, Illinois vs. Urbana, Illinois

Cost of Living Comparison


A salary of $127,000 in Champaign, Illinois could decrease to $124,595 in Urbana, Illinois (assumptions include Homeowner, no Child Care, and Taxes are not considered. Click here to customize.)

- Overall, Urbana, Illinois is cheaper than Champaign, Illinois
- Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
- Median Home Cost is 16% cheaper in Urbana.
Cost of Living IndexesChampaign, ILUrbana, ILDifference
Overall Index: Homeowner, No Child care, Taxes Not Considered79.277.71.9% less
Food & Groceries95.094.30.7% less
Housing (Homeowner)60.552.613.1% less
Median Home Cost$190,400$159,400$31,000 (16.3% less)
Utilities95.196.21.2% more
Transportation69.469.4equal
Health111.4111.4equal
Miscellaneous9796.40.6% less
100 = US Average. (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)

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