2024 Illinois BAH (Basic Allowance for Housing) Rates

Updated: January 26, 2024
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    Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) rates in Illinois increased notably for 2024. The national average increased by 5.9%, while Illinois duty stations received differing increases per below.

    Below are the local BAH rates charts for Military Housing Areas in Illinois. The Department of Defense determines BAH rates by location, pay grade (rank) and if a soldier has dependents.

    See 2024 Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) rates here.

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    CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL BAH Rates

    Military Housing Area: IL088

    Grade With Dependents Without Dependents
    E01 $1,218 $927
    E02 $1,218 $927
    E03 $1,218 $927
    E04 $1,218 $927
    E05 $1,278 $1,071
    E06 $1,728 $1,296
    E07 $1,752 $1,317
    E08 $1,761 $1,371
    E09 $1,866 $1,503
    W01 $1,749 $1,314
    W02 $1,758 $1,368
    W03 $1,770 $1,518
    W04 $1,914 $1,728
    W05 $2,121 $1,737
    O01E $1,755 $1,323
    O02E $1,764 $1,473
    O03E $1,944 $1,722
    O01 $1,338 $1,158
    O02 $1,725 $1,320
    O03 $1,767 $1,563
    O04 $2,193 $1,731
    O05 $2,514 $1,887
    O06 $2,532 $1,899
    O07 $2,550 $1,914

    BAH for CHAMPAIGN/URBANA, IL includes the following zip codes: 60949, 61801, 61802, 61803, 61815, 61816, 61820, 61821, 61822, 61824, 61825, 61826, 61840, 61843, 61845, 61847, 61849, 61851, 61852, 61853, 61859, 61862, 61863, 61864, 61866, 61871, 61872, 61873, 61874, 61875, 61877, 61878, 61880

    ROCK ISLAND, IL BAH Rates

    Military Housing Area: IL089

    Grade With Dependents Without Dependents
    E01 $1,362 $1,266
    E02 $1,362 $1,266
    E03 $1,362 $1,266
    E04 $1,362 $1,266
    E05 $1,461 $1,269
    E06 $1,854 $1,392
    E07 $1,878 $1,410
    E08 $1,887 $1,545
    E09 $1,974 $1,656
    W01 $1,875 $1,407
    W02 $1,884 $1,542
    W03 $1,896 $1,671
    W04 $2,016 $1,854
    W05 $2,196 $1,860
    O01E $1,881 $1,458
    O02E $1,890 $1,632
    O03E $2,040 $1,848
    O01 $1,515 $1,272
    O02 $1,851 $1,428
    O03 $1,893 $1,710
    O04 $2,259 $1,857
    O05 $2,541 $1,905
    O06 $2,559 $1,920
    O07 $2,577 $1,932

    BAH for ROCK ISLAND, IL includes the following zip codes: 52722, 52726, 52728, 52745, 52746, 52748, 52753, 52756, 52758, 52765, 52767, 52768, 52773, 52801, 52802, 52803, 52804, 52805, 52806, 52807, 52808, 52809, 61201, 61204, 61232, 61236, 61237, 61239, 61240, 61242, 61244, 61256, 61257, 61259, 61264, 61265, 61266, 61275, 61278, 61279, 61282, 61284, 61299

    PEORIA, IL BAH Rates

    Military Housing Area: IL090

    Grade With Dependents Without Dependents
    E01 $1,254 $984
    E02 $1,254 $984
    E03 $1,254 $984
    E04 $1,254 $984
    E05 $1,278 $1,137
    E06 $1,623 $1,227
    E07 $1,668 $1,263
    E08 $1,716 $1,353
    E09 $1,854 $1,449
    W01 $1,641 $1,260
    W02 $1,689 $1,350
    W03 $1,752 $1,461
    W04 $1,896 $1,629
    W05 $2,073 $1,677
    O01E $1,674 $1,275
    O02E $1,740 $1,425
    O03E $1,920 $1,614
    O01 $1,326 $1,224
    O02 $1,620 $1,272
    O03 $1,749 $1,494
    O04 $2,133 $1,662
    O05 $2,412 $1,809
    O06 $2,427 $1,821
    O07 $2,445 $1,833

    BAH for PEORIA, IL includes the following zip codes: 61451, 61517, 61523, 61525, 61526, 61528, 61529, 61533, 61534, 61535, 61536, 61539, 61547, 61550, 61552, 61554, 61555, 61558, 61559, 61562, 61564, 61568, 61569, 61571, 61601, 61602, 61603, 61604, 61605, 61606, 61607, 61610, 61611, 61612, 61613, 61614, 61615, 61616, 61625, 61629, 61630, 61633, 61634, 61635, 61636, 61637, 61638, 61639, 61641, 61643, 61650, 61651, 61652, 61653, 61654, 61655, 61656, 61721, 61733, 61734, 61742, 61747, 61755, 61759

    GREAT LAKES NAVTRACEN, IL BAH Rates

    Military Housing Area: IL092

    Grade With Dependents Without Dependents
    E01 $1,974 $1,482
    E02 $1,974 $1,482
    E03 $1,974 $1,482
    E04 $1,974 $1,482
    E05 $2,199 $1,650
    E06 $2,460 $1,842
    E07 $2,496 $1,983
    E08 $2,538 $2,256
    E09 $2,652 $2,325
    W01 $2,475 $1,905
    W02 $2,514 $2,253
    W03 $2,568 $2,337
    W04 $2,688 $2,463
    W05 $2,838 $2,505
    O01E $2,499 $2,196
    O02E $2,556 $2,310
    O03E $2,709 $2,448
    O01 $2,238 $1,746
    O02 $2,457 $2,124
    O03 $2,565 $2,361
    O04 $2,886 $2,490
    O05 $3,117 $2,511
    O06 $3,141 $2,544
    O07 $3,165 $2,586

    BAH for GREAT LAKES NAVTRACEN, IL includes the following zip codes: 53101, 53102, 53104, 53109, 53140, 53141, 53142, 53143, 53144, 53152, 53158, 53159, 53168, 53170, 53171, 53179, 53181, 53192, 53194, 60002, 60011, 60015, 60020, 60030, 60031, 60035, 60037, 60040, 60041, 60042, 60044, 60045, 60046, 60047, 60048, 60060, 60061, 60064, 60069, 60073, 60075, 60079, 60083, 60084, 60085, 60086, 60087, 60088, 60096, 60099

    SCOTT AFB, IL BAH Rates

    Military Housing Area: IL093

    Grade With Dependents Without Dependents
    E01 $1,383 $1,053
    E02 $1,383 $1,053
    E03 $1,383 $1,053
    E04 $1,383 $1,053
    E05 $1,386 $1,260
    E06 $1,890 $1,419
    E07 $1,944 $1,458
    E08 $2,001 $1,500
    E09 $2,154 $1,638
    W01 $1,911 $1,437
    W02 $1,971 $1,485
    W03 $2,040 $1,656
    W04 $2,202 $1,902
    W05 $2,403 $1,956
    O01E $1,950 $1,464
    O02E $2,025 $1,605
    O03E $2,232 $1,884
    O01 $1,449 $1,377
    O02 $1,887 $1,461
    O03 $2,037 $1,707
    O04 $2,472 $1,938
    O05 $2,787 $2,091
    O06 $2,808 $2,106
    O07 $2,826 $2,121

    BAH for SCOTT AFB, IL includes the following zip codes: 62059, 62071, 62201, 62202, 62203, 62204, 62205, 62206, 62207, 62208, 62220, 62221, 62222, 62223, 62225, 62226, 62232, 62234, 62239, 62240, 62243, 62249, 62254, 62255, 62257, 62258, 62260, 62264, 62269, 62281, 62282, 62285, 62289, 62294

    CHICAGO, IL BAH Rates

    Military Housing Area: IL325

    Grade With Dependents Without Dependents
    E01 $2,601 $1,989
    E02 $2,601 $1,989
    E03 $2,601 $1,989
    E04 $2,601 $1,989
    E05 $2,808 $2,247
    E06 $2,862 $2,412
    E07 $2,880 $2,607
    E08 $2,889 $2,826
    E09 $2,991 $2,832
    W01 $2,877 $2,538
    W02 $2,886 $2,823
    W03 $2,898 $2,835
    W04 $3,033 $2,856
    W05 $3,216 $2,868
    O01E $2,883 $2,805
    O02E $2,892 $2,829
    O03E $3,060 $2,850
    O01 $2,823 $2,391
    O02 $2,859 $2,739
    O03 $2,895 $2,838
    O04 $3,279 $2,859
    O05 $3,561 $2,871
    O06 $3,591 $2,874
    O07 $3,618 $2,913

    BAH for CHICAGO, IL includes the following zip codes: 60004, 60005, 60006, 60007, 60008, 60009, 60010, 60016, 60017, 60018, 60019, 60022, 60025, 60026, 60029, 60038, 60043, 60053, 60055, 60056, 60062, 60065, 60067, 60068, 60070, 60074, 60076, 60077, 60078, 60082, 60089, 60090, 60091, 60093, 60094, 60095, 60101, 60103, 60104, 60105, 60106, 60107, 60108, 60109, 60110, 60116, 60117, 60118, 60119, 60120, 60121, 60122, 60123, 60124, 60126, 60128, 60130, 60131, 60132, 60133, 60134, 60136, 60137, 60138, 60139, 60140, 60141, 60143, 60144, 60147, 60148, 60151, 60153, 60154, 60155, 60157, 60159, 60160, 60161, 60162, 60163, 60164, 60165, 60168, 60169, 60171, 60172, 60173, 60174, 60175, 60176, 60177, 60179, 60181, 60183, 60184, 60185, 60186, 60187, 60188, 60189, 60190, 60191, 60192, 60193, 60194, 60195, 60196, 60197, 60199, 60201, 60202, 60203, 60204, 60208, 60301, 60302, 60303, 60304, 60305, 60399, 60402, 60406, 60409, 60411, 60412, 60415, 60418, 60419, 60422, 60425, 60426, 60428, 60429, 60430, 60438, 60439, 60443, 60445, 60452, 60453, 60454, 60455, 60456, 60457, 60458, 60459, 60461, 60462, 60463, 60464, 60465, 60466, 60467, 60469, 60471, 60472, 60473, 60475, 60476, 60477, 60478, 60480, 60482, 60487, 60499, 60501, 60502, 60504, 60505, 60506, 60507, 60510, 60511, 60513, 60514, 60515, 60516, 60517, 60519, 60521, 60522, 60523, 60525, 60526, 60527, 60532, 60534, 60539, 60540, 60542, 60546, 60554, 60555, 60558, 60559, 60561, 60563, 60565, 60566, 60567, 60568, 60569, 60572, 60598, 60599, 60601, 60602, 60603, 60604, 60605, 60606, 60607, 60608, 60609, 60610, 60611, 60612, 60613, 60614, 60615, 60616, 60617, 60618, 60619, 60620, 60621, 60622, 60623, 60624, 60625, 60626, 60628, 60629, 60630, 60631, 60632, 60633, 60634, 60636, 60637, 60638, 60639, 60640, 60641, 60642, 60643, 60644, 60645, 60646, 60647, 60649, 60651, 60652, 60653, 60654, 60655, 60656, 60657, 60659, 60660, 60661, 60664, 60666, 60668, 60669, 60670, 60673, 60674, 60675, 60677, 60678, 60680, 60681, 60682, 60684, 60685, 60686, 60687, 60688, 60689, 60690, 60691, 60693, 60694, 60695, 60696, 60697, 60699, 60701, 60706, 60707, 60712, 60714, 60803, 60804, 60805, 60827

    SPRINGFIELD/DECATUR, IL BAH Rates

    Military Housing Area: IL335

    Grade With Dependents Without Dependents
    E01 $1,278 $960
    E02 $1,278 $960
    E03 $1,278 $960
    E04 $1,278 $960
    E05 $1,440 $1,080
    E06 $1,884 $1,413
    E07 $1,908 $1,434
    E08 $1,917 $1,533
    E09 $1,938 $1,662
    W01 $1,905 $1,431
    W02 $1,914 $1,530
    W03 $1,926 $1,680
    W04 $1,956 $1,884
    W05 $2,028 $1,893
    O01E $1,911 $1,440
    O02E $1,920 $1,632
    O03E $1,962 $1,878
    O01 $1,500 $1,125
    O02 $1,881 $1,437
    O03 $1,923 $1,722
    O04 $2,046 $1,887
    O05 $2,154 $1,896
    O06 $2,166 $1,899
    O07 $2,181 $1,905

    BAH for SPRINGFIELD/DECATUR, IL includes the following zip codes: 61756, 62501, 62513, 62514, 62515, 62520, 62521, 62522, 62523, 62524, 62525, 62526, 62530, 62532, 62535, 62536, 62537, 62539, 62544, 62545, 62549, 62551, 62554, 62558, 62561, 62563, 62573, 62615, 62625, 62629, 62661, 62662, 62670, 62677, 62684, 62689, 62693, 62701, 62702, 62703, 62704, 62705, 62706, 62707, 62708, 62711, 62712, 62715, 62716, 62719, 62722, 62723, 62726, 62736, 62739, 62756, 62757, 62761, 62762, 62763, 62764, 62765, 62766, 62767, 62769, 62776, 62777, 62781, 62786, 62791, 62794, 62796

    About half the U.S. Counties (about 1,500) have little to no military population. While half the zip codes is significant, less than two percent of service members that are eligible for BAH are within these counties. In order to account for these service members there are approximately 30 separate County Cost Groups (CCGs) assigned, each with similar housing costs. Use the BAH Calculator to enter your zip code to determine your Military Housing Area, also known as your County Cost Group. They range from ZZ510 to ZZ890 in increments of 10.

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    BAH rates listed are for all branches of the military; Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines, Navy, Space Force and Reserves forces, where applicable. BAH rates in high-cost areas will be greater than those in low-cost areas.

    Veterans, dependents, National Guard and reserves can use the MHA Calculator to see estimated monthly payments. Active Duty service members should use the BAH Calculator or tables to see estimated payments. Both BAH and MHA benefits are based off the same payment tables but benefit amounts do vary based on different calculations.

    Written by Veteran.com Team