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Cost of Living Comparison:
Chicago, Illinois - Minneapolis, Minnesota

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A salary of $50,000 in Chicago, Illinois could decrease to $49,406 in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Cost of Living IndexesChicagoMinneapolis
Overall118116
Food9493
Housing121138
Median Home Cost$225,500$257,100
Utilities93100
Transportation160127
Health9487
Miscellaneous107108
100=national average

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Comparison Highlights

Minneapolis is 1% cheaper than Chicago.
Transportation is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Transportation is 20% cheaper in Minneapolis.

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