Cost of Living in Blue Island, IL

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1937
$4447
🛋️ Without rent
$723
$2356
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1213
$2091
🍽️ Food
$530
$1378
🚐 Transport
$55.5
$149
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3707
😀 Quality of life
71
🏙️ Population
22.6K

The average cost of living in Blue Island is $1937, which is in the top 17% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 1565th out of 9294 in our global list, 1444th out of 2202 in the United States, and 73rd out of 122 in Illinois.

The median after-tax salary is $3707, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months. Ranked 1905th (TOP 20%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 406th best city to live in the United States, and 45th most liveable city in Illinois. With an estimated population of 22.6K, Blue Island is the 1957th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 15 km Chicago Midway International Airport
😷 Air quality Good 10.4 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 27 University of Chicago
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Prices in Blue Island

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$14.9
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$59.9
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.2
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.94
 Cappuccino
$4.34
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.99
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1244
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$988
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2246
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1761
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$166
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$66.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.11%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4457
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2521
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.18
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$56.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.8
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.94
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.72
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.84
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.09
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11.1
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.55
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.68
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.95
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.09
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.47
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.39
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.19
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.07
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.5
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.87
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.36
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.41
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.94
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.67
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.4
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$109
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$948
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13120

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