Cost of Living in Melrose Park, IL

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1945
$4463
🛋️ Without rent
$724
$2359
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1221
$2104
🍽️ Food
$530
$1378
🚐 Transport
$55.6
$150
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3731
😀 Quality of life
72
🏙️ Population
24.8K

The average cost of living in Melrose Park is $1945, which is in the top 11% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 1032nd out of 9294 in our global list, 914th out of 2202 in the United States, and 37th out of 122 in Illinois.

The median after-tax salary is $3731, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months. Ranked 1500th (TOP 16%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 260th best city to live in the United States, and 24th most liveable city in Illinois. With an estimated population of 24.8K, Melrose Park is the 1800th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 9 km Chicago O'Hare International Airport
😷 Air quality Good 11.9 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 28 Northwestern University
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Prices in Melrose Park

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15.2
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$59.3
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.18
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$4.96
 Cappuccino
$4.3
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.96
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1251
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$998
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2216
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1786
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$106
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$165
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$67.2
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.07%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4536
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2489
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.2
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$56.9
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.7
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.26
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.93
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.73
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.89
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.08
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.7
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.1
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.55
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.69
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.93
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.1
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.47
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.38
🌊 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
$2.84
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.38
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.4
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.96
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.62
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.89
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.6
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.5
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$110
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.7
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.7
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.5
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$941
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13339

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