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Cost of Living Comparison:
Chicago, Illinois - Houston, Texas

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A salary of $50,000 in Chicago, Illinois could decrease to $46,123 in Houston, Texas

Cost of Living IndexesChicagoHouston
Overall110.9102.3
Food110.884.2
Housing112.4118.4
Utilities104.592.8
Transportation122.195.9
Health101.196.5
Miscellaneous105.8100.1
100=national average

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  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Houston is 8% cheaper than Chicago.
Food is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Food is 24% cheaper in Houston.

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