Pontiac, IL


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Pontiac, IL

About Pontiac, IL

Pontiac is a micropolitan area located in Central Illinois about 80 miles south of Chicago. This city is small but mighty with just over 11,800 residents as of 2019. Home to that iconic Pontiac car logo you may recognize from drivers around the nation, this town is full of history dating back to 1837 when it was first settled. Recently rising to become a technology hub in Illinois due to its low cost of living and high quality infrastructure, it’s no wonder why people are beginning to flock to this town.

State: Illinois
County: Livingston
Metro Area: Pontiac Metro Area
City: Pontiac, Fairbury, 13 total
Zip Codes: 61764, 60420, 61739, 61741, 61740, 60921, 60460, 61319, 60929, 61769, 17 total
Cost of Living:

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Pontiac Cost of Living
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$124,600
-171.3% lower than avg
$61,419
-12.4% lower than avg
$713 /mo
Monthly rent (2br)
-61.0% lower than avg
Pontiac Crime
25.4 / 100
Crime is ranked on a scale of 1 (low) to 100 (high). US average: 35.4
Minimum annual income
To live comfortably in Pontiac, Illinois
$23,760
for a family
$25,600
for a single person
Cost of Living