Rolling Meadows, IL Cost of Living


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Rolling Meadows cost of living score
105.7
More expensive
5.7% higher
than the US average
12.8% higher
than the Illinois average
Rolling Meadows, Illinois gets a BestPlaces Cost of Living score of 105.7, which means the total cost of housing, food, childcare, transportation, healthcare, taxes, and other necessities is 5.7% higher than the U.S. average and 12.8% higher than the average for Illinois.

Rolling Meadows, IL

Housing costs in Rolling Meadows?
A typical home costs $273,200, which is 19.2% less expensive than the national average of $338,100 and 13.0% more expensive than the average Illinois home, at $241,700. Renting a two-bedroom unit in Rolling Meadows costs $1,640 per month, which is 14.7% more than the national average of $1,430 and 23.2% more than the state average of $1,260.

Can I afford Rolling Meadows?
To live comfortably in Rolling Meadows, Illinois, a minimum annual income of $52,200 for a family, and $57,200 for a single person is recommended.

What does A.I. say about Rolling Meadows?
The cost of living in Rolling Meadows, IL is relatively affordable for the area. The median listing price for a home is around $285,000 and the median rent for a one-bedroom apartment is $1,095 per month. Food expenses are also quite reasonable with an average grocery bill of roughly $320 per month and eating out costing anywhere from $15 to $50 depending on the restaurant. Additionally, utility costs generally range between $100 to $200 per month. All in all, Rolling Meadows is a great place to live with its low cost of living making it an attractive option for anyone looking for an affordable city to live in.
   Cost of living score
     CategoriesRolling MeadowsIllinoisUnited States
  105.793.7100.0
  9794100
  88.096.9100.0
  93.780.2100.0
  $273,200$241,700$338,100
  95.9%97.7%100.0%
  119.5106.2100.0
  140.3107.8100.0

   100=National Average

   Average Rent by Bedroom Size
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Over 18 years ago

Rolling Meadows is a smaller suburb near everything. I love the fact that there is almost no traffic in Rolling Meadows, yet I am only minutes from anything I ever  More

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