Study: Champaign, Springfield among Illinois places with most stable cost of living


    House in the suburbs (MGN)

    A new study names Champaign, Danville, and Springfield among the top cities with the most stable cost of living.

    The study done by SmartAsset, a financial technology company, used numerous factors to determine a city's cost of living.

    You can find out more about the study by clicking here.

    See how the cities stacked up below:


    1. Champaign-Urbana, IL

    Change in Purchasing Power - 27.38%

    Avg. Change in Cost of Living - 0.16%

    Avg. Change in Personal Income - 2.62%

    Cost of Living Change Index - 82.24


    2. Danville, IL

    Change in Purchasing Power - 16.33%

    Avg. Change in Cost of Living -1.02%

    Avg. Change in Personal Income - 2.56%

    Cost of Living Change Index - 66.63


    3. Springfield, IL

    Change in Purchasing Power - 9.32%

    Avg. Change in Cost of Living - 1.40%

    Avg. Change in Personal Income - 2.30%

    Cost of Living Change Index - 59.86


    4. Peoria, IL

    Change in Purchasing Power - 5.45%

    Avg. Change in Cost of Living - 1.43%

    Avg. Change in Personal Income - 1.97%

    Cost of Living Change Index - 59.20


    5. Rockford, IL

    Change in Purchasing Power - 0.60%

    Avg. Change in Cost of Living - 1.92%

    Avg. Change in Personal Income - 1.86%

    Cost of Living Change Index - 50.43


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