Cost of Living in Elmhurst, IL

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Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$2268
$5630
🛋️ Without rent
$821
$2867
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1447
$2763
🍽️ Food
$612
$1591
🚐 Transport
$63
$164
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4839
😀 Quality of life
75
🏙️ Population
45.8K

The average cost of living in Elmhurst is $2268, which is in the top 12% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 1154th out of 9294 in our global list, 1043rd out of 2202 in the United States, and 57th out of 122 in Illinois.

The median after-tax salary is $4839, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.1 months. Ranked 912th (TOP 10%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 173rd best city to live in the United States, and 9th most liveable city in Illinois. With an estimated population of 45.8K, Elmhurst is the 959th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 10 km Chicago O'Hare International Airport
😷 Air quality Excellent 9.9 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 125 University of Illinois at Chicago
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Prices in Elmhurst

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$18.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$69.1
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.54
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.37
 Cappuccino
$4.87
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.43
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1416
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1204
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2919
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2381
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$132
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$205
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$68.8
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
6.3%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$3050
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2690
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$3.06
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$82.2
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$15.5
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.96
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.98
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.41
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.17
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.11
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.1
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$12.5
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.02
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.92
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.27
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.31
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.72
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.52
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.46
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.77
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$15.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$1.89
🚬 Cigarette pack
$10.8
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$9.11
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$5.59
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.9
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.96
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$43.7
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$85.5
💇 Haircut, simple
$25.9
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.6
👟 Brand Sneakers
$91.7
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1642
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$23357

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