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Cost of Living Comparison:
Des Plaines, Illinois - Alpharetta, Georgia

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A salary of $250,000 in Des Plaines, Illinois should increase to $289,738 in Alpharetta, Georgia

Cost of Living IndexesDes PlainesAlpharetta
Overall114.5132.7
Food110.8103.2
Housing123.6199.4
Utilities104.593.9
Transportation122.1103.8
Health101.1102.1
Miscellaneous105.899.6
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Alpharetta is 16% more expensive than Des Plaines.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 61% more expensive in Alpharetta.

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