Rockford, IL Cost of Living

We’ve Done The Math. It All Adds Up to Living a Bigger Life For Less in Rockford

The super-affordable Rockford Region of northern Illinois offers an incredible array of lifestyles – from urban to suburban to rural – all within close proximity of one another and all at a cost of living well below the U.S. national and Illinois state averages.

Rockford’s affordability makes the dream of home-ownership a reality for many residents. Compared to many other areas, we also save on necessities like transportation, utilities, groceries and more.

Try our cost-of-living calculator and see how much you might save here vs where you currently reside. If you’re looking to live a bigger life while spending less, you might be Made for Rockford.

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