Rockford Cost of Living

If you are looking to relocate to the Rockford area, we have included valuable information about the cost of living for the Rockford Illinois area.

ROCKFORD, IL – The cost of living for the Rockford area is 5% lower than the national average. This means that Rockford is a less expensive community than other areas of the country that participate in the quarterly cost of living index survey (COLI) conducted by The Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER - C2ER).

Among the 290 urban areas that participated in the second quarter of the ACCRA Cost of Living Index, the after-tax cost for a professional/managerial standard of living ranged from more than twice, or 215%, the national average in New York (Manhattan) to more than 20% below the national average in Joplin, Missouri.

Rockford cost of living is moderate when compared to other American cities:
New York, NY   226.2
Boston, MA   134.5
Los Angeles, CA   117.6
Milwaukee, WI   107.3
Dubuque, IA   106.8
Denver, CO   106.5
Miami, FL   105.7
Minneapolis, MN   103.1
Quad Cities, IA-IL 100.9
Dixon – Sterling, IL   100.7
Freeport, IL 98.5
Dallas, TX 98.3
Rockford, IL 97.3
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