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Cost of Living Comparison:
Chicago, Illinois - San Francisco, California

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A salary of $125,000 in Chicago, Illinois should increase to $307,259 in San Francisco, California

Cost of Living IndexesChicagoSan Francisco
Overall110.9272.6
Food110.8121.6
Housing112.4604.1
Utilities104.596.3
Transportation122.1114.6
Health101.1115.3
Miscellaneous105.8118.9
100=national average

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  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
San Francisco is 146% more expensive than Chicago.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 437% more expensive in San Francisco.

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