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Cost of Living Comparison:
Chicago, Illinois - Tucson, Arizona

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A salary of $30,000 in Chicago, Illinois could decrease to $25,753 in Tucson, Arizona

Cost of Living IndexesChicagoTucson
Overall110.995.2
Food110.898.1
Housing112.482.7
Utilities104.588.2
Transportation122.1101.5
Health101.1105.1
Miscellaneous105.8104.1
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Tucson is 14% cheaper than Chicago.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 26% cheaper in Tucson.

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