Analysis shows percentage of household income going towards bills in Illinois communities

(The Center Square) – Illinoisans are paying more of their annual income on household expenses than the rest of the country.

An analysis by the website doxoINSIGHTS found that the average Illinois household spends $2,121 a month on the 10 most common household bills, including a mortgage, auto loan, and utilities. Illinois is the 17th most expensive state for household expenses and accounts for 35% of the annual household income.

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