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Santa Monica, California - Chicago, Illinois

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A salary of $210,000 in Santa Monica, California could decrease to $73,707 in Chicago, Illinois

Santa Monica U.S. Avg. Chicago
Cost of Living IndexesSanta MonicaChicago
100=national average

Chicago is 65% cheaper than Santa Monica.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.

Housing is 85% cheaper in Chicago.

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