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Cost of Living Comparison:
Chesterton, Indiana - El Cajon, California

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A salary of $165,000 in Chesterton, Indiana should increase to $242,419 in El Cajon, California

Cost of Living IndexesChestertonEl Cajon
Overall102.3150.3
Food109.9106.8
Housing84.4242.9
Utilities103.5101.1
Transportation122.5112.1
Health102110.9
Miscellaneous107.3102.7
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
El Cajon is 47% more expensive than Chesterton.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 187% more expensive in El Cajon.

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