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Cost of Living Comparison:
Atlanta, Georgia - Chicago, Illinois

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A salary of $200,000 in Atlanta, Georgia should increase to $217,878 in Chicago, Illinois

Cost of Living IndexesAtlantaChicago
Overall101.8110.9
Food103.2110.8
Housing103.1112.4
Utilities93.9104.5
Transportation103.8122.1
Health102.1101.1
Miscellaneous99.6105.8
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Chicago is 9% more expensive than Atlanta.
Transportation is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Transportation is 17% more expensive in Chicago.

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