Bloomington, Illinois gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living index of 82.1, which means the total cost of housing, food, child care, transportation, health care, taxes, and other necessities is 17.9 percent lower than the U.S. average and 12.4 percent higher than the average for Illinois.
A typical home costs $208,600, which is 38.3 percent less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 13.7 percent less expensive than the average Illinois home, at $241,700. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Bloomington costs $1,060 per month, which is 25.9 percent cheaper than the national average of $1,430 and 18.9 percent cheaper than the state average of $1,260.
To live comfortably in Bloomington, Illinois, a minimum annual income of $39,960 for a family, and $34,400 for a single person is recommended.
Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Bloomington is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Bloomington, Illinois is more expensive.
Bloomington cost of living is 82.1