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Cost of Living Comparison:
Chicago, Illinois - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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A salary of $30,000 in Chicago, Illinois could decrease to $22,750 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Cost of Living IndexesChicagoMilwaukee
Overall11184
Food11197
Housing11252
Median Home Cost$208,900$95,800
Utilities105111
Transportation12297
Health101113
Miscellaneous10696
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Milwaukee is 24% cheaper than Chicago.
Median Home Cost is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Median Home Cost is 54% cheaper in Milwaukee.

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