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Cost of Living

Based on the after-tax cost for a professional/managerial standard of living, the Cost of Living Index (COLI) is the most reliable source of city-to-city comparisons of key consumer costs available. Kankakee County has historically scored below the national average in the COLI index.

The Q2 2019 COLI report indicated that the Kankakee Metropolitan Statistical Area (Kankakee County) registered a composite index of 91.4. Connect with us for specific data on Kankakee County’s cost of living in the areas of housing, transportation, utilities, housing and other categories.