Cost of Living in Wilmette, IL

Cost of living One person Family of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1938
$4450
🛋️ Without rent
$724
$2359
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1214
$2091
🍽️ Food
$530
$1378
🚐 Transport
$56.1
$151
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$3744
😀 Quality of life
72
🏙️ Population
28.2K

The average cost of living in Wilmette is $1938, which is in the top 16% of the most expensive cities in the world, ranked 1452nd out of 9294 in our global list, 1332nd out of 2202 in the United States, and 62nd out of 122 in Illinois.

The median after-tax salary is $3744, which is enough to cover living expenses for 1.9 months. Ranked 1697th (TOP 18%) in the list of best places to live in the world and 323rd best city to live in the United States, and 32nd most liveable city in Illinois. With an estimated population of 28.2K, Wilmette is the 1588th largest city in the United States.

✈️ Closest airport 15 km Chicago Executive Airport
😷 Air quality Moderate 12.8 µg/m³
🎓 Best university rank 28 Northwestern University
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Prices in Wilmette

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Eating Out
🍱 Lunch Menu
$15
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$59.5
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$8.13
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$5.01
 Cappuccino
$4.32
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$1.98
Rent & Utilities
🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in city Center, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$1242
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$989
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in city Center, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$2244
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1764
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$107
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$163
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$67.3
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
5.12%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$4486
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2536
Transportation
🚌 Local transport ticket
$2.19
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$57.3
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$16.9
 Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$1.25
Groceries
🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$0.93
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$2.75
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.88
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.06
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$10.8
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$11
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.2
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.57
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$1.69
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.96
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.09
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.49
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.36
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.2
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.07
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$12.4
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.86
🚬 Cigarette pack
$8.4
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$8.44
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.93
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$3.66
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$1.88
Other
🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$38.4
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$11.6
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$110
💇 Haircut, simple
$16.5
👖 Brand Jeans
$43.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$78.4
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$940
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$13236

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