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Cost of Living Comparison:
Chicago, Illinois - Miami Beach, Florida

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A salary of $70,000 in Chicago, Illinois should increase to $89,378 in Miami Beach, Florida

Cost of Living IndexesChicagoMiami Beach
Overall110.9141.6
Food110.8105.6
Housing112.4215.3
Utilities104.599.2
Transportation122.1112.3
Health101.1107.6
Miscellaneous105.8105.5
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Miami Beach is 28% more expensive than Chicago.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 91% more expensive in Miami Beach.

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