Cost of Living in Champaign, IL

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1409
$3709
🛋️ Without rent
$654
$2094
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$755
$1615
🍽️ Food
$470
$1226
🚐 Transport
$43.2
$124
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3964
😀 Quality of life
66
🏙️ Population
88.3K

The average cost of living in Champaign is $1409, which is in the top 31% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 2923rd out of 9294 in our global list, 2123rd out of 2202 in the United States, and 119th out of 122 in Illinois.

The median after-tax salary is $3964, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.8 months. Ranked 3811th (TOP 41%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 1308th best city to live in the United States, and 92nd most liveable city in Illinois. With an estimated population of 88.3K, Champaign is the 415th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 8 km University of Illinois Willard Airport
😷 Air quality Good 10.5 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 21 University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign
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Prices in Champaign

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$47.4
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$7.94
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.05
 Cappuccino
$3.96
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.8
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$691
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$630
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1851
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1371
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$65.6
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$100
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$47.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.87%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4555
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2558
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$1
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$17.4
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$19
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.32
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.72
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.54
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.35
🥚 Eggs, x12
$1.78
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$8.19
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$7.41
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.7
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.25
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.24
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.99
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.43
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.3
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.8
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.97
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.07
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$8.98
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.18
🚬 Cigarette pack
$7.97
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.39
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.93
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.67
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.9
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$30.9
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$12
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$108
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$41.3
👟 Brand Sneakers
$89.9
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$894
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$5029

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