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Cost of Living Comparison:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Chicago, Illinois

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A salary of $100,000 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin should increase to $131,867 in Chicago, Illinois

Cost of Living IndexesMilwaukeeChicago
Overall84.1110.9
Food96.6110.8
Housing51.6112.4
Utilities110.6104.5
Transportation97.2122.1
Health112.8101.1
Miscellaneous96.1105.8
100=national average

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  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Chicago is 32% more expensive than Milwaukee.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 117% more expensive in Chicago.

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