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Cost of Living Comparison:
Rochester, New York - Chicago, Illinois

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A salary of $50,000 in Rochester, New York should increase to $67,457 in Chicago, Illinois

Cost of Living IndexesRochesterChicago
Overall82.2110.9
Food98.5110.8
Housing35.8112.4
Utilities103.1104.5
Transportation107.8122.1
Health102.5101.1
Miscellaneous105.5105.8
100=national average

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  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Chicago is 35% more expensive than Rochester.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 213% more expensive in Chicago.

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