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Cost of Living Comparison:
Chicago, Illinois - Washington, District of Columbia

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A salary of $41,000 in Chicago, Illinois should increase to $58,598 in Washington, District of Columbia

Cost of Living IndexesChicagoWashington
100=national average

Washington is 43% more expensive than Chicago.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 143% more expensive in Washington.

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