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Cost of Living Comparison:
Chicago, Illinois - Iowa City, Iowa

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A salary of $50,000 in Chicago, Illinois could decrease to $45,672 in Iowa City, Iowa

Cost of Living IndexesChicagoIowa City
Overall110.9101.3
Food110.8100.1
Housing112.4102
Utilities104.586.3
Transportation122.1105
Health101.195.9
Miscellaneous105.8103.4
100=national average

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  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Iowa City is 9% cheaper than Chicago.
Utilities are the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Utilities are 17% cheaper in Iowa City.

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