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Minneapolis, MN vs Chicago, IL

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- The Median Age in Chicago is 2.0 years older than in Minneapolis.
- Chicago housing costs are 15.4% less expensive than Minneapolis housing costs.
- The average commute for residents of Chicago is 11.7 minutes longer than it is for residents of Minneapolis.

 Minneapolis, MNChicago, ILUnited States

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Reviews for Minneapolis    152 Reviews
Great city, COLD winters - 1/14/2020
I'm 16 yrs old and have lived here all my life. Minneapolis is a great city and has all the typical big city amenities. The education is really good here and this is a... Read More

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Not a Place for Me - 1/8/2020
The road rage is bad. I mean really bad. Every time I go on the road people are looking for fights. Cars Tailgate me eventhough I go the speed limit. Cars don't let... Read More

Great retirement location - 1/2/2020
My family has lived in Minneapolis since 1910; first my great grandparents and then my grandparents. My father was in the military and we lived all over southern U.S.... Read More

Reviews for Chicago    258 Reviews
not as bad as you think - 10/29/2019
I lived in the city my whole life I loved... Read More

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Horrible - 9/5/2019
Lived there for 40 years, worse place in the nation. The weather is nice about 3% of the time, terrible roads, angry people, expediently growing corruption, and taxes... Read More

A Living Hell - 6/5/2019
I grew up here, and have lived many places in the city & suburbs. I've also lived in other states, so I know what life is like elsewhere. As of 6/2019, this is the... Read More

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Compare Minneapolis, Minnesota Cost of Living vs Chicago, Illinois Cost of Living: Taxes, Childcare, Groceries, Health...
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55407, 55406, 55414, 55408, 55411, 55418, 55404, 55419, 55417, 55412, 21 total
60629, 60618, 60632, 60639, 60623, 60647, 60617, 60625, 60608, 60634, 56 total


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