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New Orleans, LA vs Chicago, IL

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Highlights
Chicago is 11.0% more expensive than New Orleans.
Chicago housing costs are 28.4% more expensive than New Orleans housing costs.
Health related expenses are 6.3% more in Chicago.

Cost of Living
 New Orleans, LAChicago, ILUnited States
 96.3106.9100
 99.297.2100
 85.290.6100
 77.299.1100
 $178,500$229,100$231,200
 87.392.8100
 132.5138.5100
 97.8107.3100

100 = National Average (Below 100 means cheaper than the US average. Above 100 means more expensive.)
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Reviews for New Orleans    84 Reviews
not bad - 12/21/2019
alright well, i dont know the city well, but here are some of my impressions. i had just come from ny, so i was used to people being very rude, so needless to say, new... Read More

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Thoughts in Alabama - 8/22/2019
Sadly, the reviews here about the dangerous police, dangerous crime, corruption of public officials, bad race relations, bottom of the barrel education, and absence of a... Read More

Not a place for civilized people - 7/12/2019
It’s no secret that New Orleans is a dirty crime ridden city. There are some outlying towns like Mandeville and Covington. These places are just about as bad, racist... 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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ZIPS IN NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA
70119, 70122, 70118, 70131, 70115, 70126, 70117, 70127, 70114, 70124, 19 total
ZIPS IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS
60629, 60618, 60632, 60639, 60623, 60647, 60617, 60625, 60608, 60634, 56 total

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