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Cost of Living Comparison:
Raleigh, North Carolina - Chicago, Illinois

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A salary of $78,000 in Raleigh, North Carolina should increase to $84,723 in Chicago, Illinois

Cost of Living IndexesRaleighChicago
Overall102.1110.9
Food101.6110.8
Housing110.2112.4
Utilities105.6104.5
Transportation98.4122.1
Health97.9101.1
Miscellaneous94.5105.8
100=national average

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  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Chicago is 9% more expensive than Raleigh.
Transportation is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Transportation is 24% more expensive in Chicago.

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