Cost of Living in Chicago, Illinois
Cost of Living,
Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Chicago, IL is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Chicago, IL is more expensive.
Overall, Chicago, IL cost of living is 105.10.
Chicago Cost of Living SperlingViews
moving out of chicago a.s.a.p!!!!: I HAVE LIVED IN CHICAGO ALL MY LIFE AND I DO AGREE THAT IT HAS BECOME EXPENSIVE TO LIVE HERE. THESE POLITICIANS ARE ALWAYS LOOKING FOR WAYS TO NICKEL AND DIME YOU! IN... (read more)re: CHICAGO - 1/9/2014: You are soooooooooooooo right-not worth moving here for all the aforementioned reasons!!! You will spend all your paycheck on cost-of-living and spend inordinate amounts... (read more)CHICAGO: Expensive,over-crowded,bitter cold winters,high taxes,good food,small... (read more)Have an opinion about Chicago? Leave a commentTo See All SperlingViews for Chicago Click Here
Chicago General SperlingViews
Never move here: I wholeheartedly agree w/ Terrance's viewpoint(1/9/14). Chicago is a miserable place to live-I lived there for 3 1/2 years,met a few great people, but for the most part... (read more)Good for some, bad for many, worse for many more.: I was born and raised in Chicago, and at this point I am all too eager to get up out of this stinking cesspool.
The politicians are very greedy and self serving, the... (read more) ITS ALL A, LIE !: THIS IS GOT TO BE THE WORSE ,PLACE I' EVER LIVED IN! CHICAGO,IL, THE WORSE, MOST UNFRIENDLY PEOPLE ! THEY ARE VERY EVIL THINKING ! AND VERY STUPID ! AND SELF CENTERED!... (read more)Have an opinion about Chicago? Leave a commentTo See All SperlingViews for Chicago Click Here