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Cost of Living Comparison:
Albany, New York - Chicago, Illinois

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A salary of $50,000 in Albany, New York should increase to $55,010 in Chicago, Illinois

Cost of Living IndexesAlbanyChicago
Overall101111
Food103111
Housing86112
Median Home Cost$160,600$208,900
Utilities96105
Transportation111122
Health100101
Miscellaneous113106
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Chicago is 10% more expensive than Albany.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 30% more expensive in Chicago.

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