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Chicago, IL vs Carbondale, IL

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Carbondale is 25.0% less expensive than Chicago.
Carbondale housing costs are 46.9% less expensive than Chicago housing costs.
Health related expenses are 30.0% more in Carbondale.

Cost of Living
 Chicago, ILCarbondale, ILUnited States
 106.980.2100
 97.295.0100
 90.6117.8100
 99.152.6100
 $229,100$121,600$231,200
 92.897.4100
 138.570.2100
 107.397.7100

100 = National Average (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)
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Reviews for Chicago    261 Reviews
Chicago is a World-Class Alpha City. - 5/25/2020
Chicago is a world class Alpha city. People from all over the world make it their home and can find everything their own country has right at their fingertips. Politics... Read More

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Considering a move to Chicago? Read this.... - 5/14/2020
We moved here from Colorado back in 2013 and want to move out ASAP. This is definitely not the place to live and raise a family. I have five facts that must be... Read More

Nice Place To Visit But Not To Live - 4/19/2020
Nice city to visit but you really don't want to live there. I did for many years and it has lots of problem and is a very stressful place to live. First of all, it cost... Read More

Reviews for Carbondale    7 Reviews
Grew up Here, Went to College Here, Have a Career - 11/30/2016
I've lived in C'dale for over 30 years. I got an excellent education here - Giant City School was great, though fairly insular and not very diverse (among its drawbacks... Read More

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The Dale - 7/15/2008
I like Carbondale. It is relaxing and an easy way to go about getting a college degree. It has its ups and downs, mainly with the people in the town not recognizing the... Read More

Disagree with the other opinions - 2/29/2008
All of the comments are negative here and seem to me to be misleading. The idea that you have to have a lot of money in Carbondale is ridiculous. The price of cultural... Read More

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ZIPS IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
60629, 60618, 60632, 60639, 60623, 60647, 60617, 60625, 60608, 60634, 56 total
ZIPS IN CARBONDALE, ILLINOIS
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