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Cost of Living Comparison:
Chicago, Illinois - Charlotte, North Carolina

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A salary of $170,000 in Chicago, Illinois could decrease to $153,981 in Charlotte, North Carolina

Cost of Living IndexesChicagoCharlotte
Overall118107
Food9493
Housing121112
Median Home Cost$225,500$210,200
Utilities9398
Transportation160113
Health94114
Miscellaneous10799
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Charlotte is 9% cheaper than Chicago.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 6% cheaper in Charlotte.

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