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Chicago, Illinois - Washington, District of Columbia

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A salary of $41,000 in Chicago, Illinois should increase to $61,064 in Washington, District of Columbia

Chicago U.S. Avg. Washington
Cost of Living IndexesChicagoWashington
100=national average

Washington is 49% more expensive than Chicago.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.

Housing is 162% more expensive in Washington.

Washington Housing Options

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Chicago Housing Options

For Sale, Apartments
Single Family Rentals

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