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Cost of Living Comparison:
Omaha, Nebraska - Chicago, Illinois

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A salary of $50,000 in Omaha, Nebraska should increase to $63,011 in Chicago, Illinois

Cost of Living IndexesOmahaChicago
Overall88110.9
Food92.6110.8
Housing76.2112.4
Utilities92.1104.5
Transportation97.1122.1
Health98.3101.1
Miscellaneous90.6105.8
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Chicago is 26% more expensive than Omaha.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 47% more expensive in Chicago.

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